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How to Not Gain 3,000 Pounds Over the Holidays

Posted on 10 December 2018 by

The holidays are a time to decompress, enjoy those closest to us, and celebrate, and a big part of this celebration involves food. With this comes lots of treats, large family dinners with irresistible food, and drinking–for those 21 and over. All this drinking and eating can easily sabotage your health and fitness goals if […] Continue Reading…

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A Food Destination Worth Getting to Know as they Grow, Moe’s

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Before you start thinking about how hungry you are in class, let’s make sure you have some time in between classes or better yet, you’re punching out of the school clock with some time to kill. Luckily for students and staff, we have a great variety of locales to indulge in. One in particular, Moe’s […] Continue Reading…

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The New Hotspot: Tiago’s Bar and Grill

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Bridgeport residents can agree that this city is not the first place to look for a good time. Stamford and New Haven have been popular Connecticut locations, which puts Bridgeport in the back of people’s minds. Locals here have been itching for a place downtown that can provide a nightlife experience. In 2010, Tiago’s Bar […] Continue Reading…

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Pour It Up, Pour It Up: Wine Consumption Does Your Health Wonders

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Seen as the drink as old as time, wine has been both used as an offering to the gods and consumed for less than religious purposes for centuries. But  the naysayers that believe this drink of choice brings no real benefits to the table may want to rethink this perspective. Studies show that wine consumption […] Continue Reading…

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Cupcake Appreciation

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

The smell of freshly baked goods is something satisfying to almost everyone. Starting the morning with a smile is important, and that’s exactly why Wildflour Confections opened for business this past February. Alyssa DeMatteo, a cake decorator and Seymour resident, opened her own confection shop earlier this year in hopes to add a little something […] Continue Reading…

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More than a Meal

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

This year, the homeless community and anyone less fortunate will benefit from a hot meal courtesy of Bridgeport’s Funchal Cafe. The State Street location just opened this fall but is giving back to the community with the event. Valerio Fernandes, the restaurant owner and manager, uses this as a way to “thank everybody.” “I believe […] Continue Reading…

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Fantastically Fall Cranberry-Pecan Farro

Posted on 21 October 2015 by

The New England landscape is a beauty to behold this time of the year. The leaves are turning brown, gold, and orange, and thoughts of grinning jack-o-lanterns, buckets of colorful wrapped candies. Thanksgiving dinners roasting away in an oven begin to come to mind more frequently. The foods of fall deserve as much fanfare as […] Continue Reading…

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Read Our Special Thanksgiving Content

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Just Added 11/26!   Learn about the Monday’s Thanksgiving Luncheon at HCC.   Creating the Perfect Thanksgiving Atmosphere: How to Pimp Out Your Thanksgiving Table No Turkey, No Problem: A Vegetarian’s Take on Thanksgiving : Ever wonder what Thanksgiving was like for a vegetarian? Victoria Tomis gives her take on it and includes some tasty […] Continue Reading…

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No Turkey, No Problem: A Vegetarian’s Take on Thanksgiving

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Chances are you’ve been there. The lone vegetarian picking at the side dishes, filling your plate up with the fringe offerings and brushing off comments from well-meaning (or particularly cantankerous) relatives and guests. Or worse, you’re faced with the unappetizing brown glob that’s otherwise known as Tofurkey. Choking down a slice with all eyes on […] Continue Reading…

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GMO OMG: Killer Cornfields Are Just the Beginning

Posted on 03 November 2014 by

“These people are trying to patent nature, I don’t think it’s moral. But, now it’s an accepted practice,” a furious ruddy-faced farmer tells film director Jeremy Seifert as they walk on screen through a wooded area. On October 29, the Healthy Living Club and the Women’s Center hosted a screening of  Seifert’s movie GMO OMG […] Continue Reading…