Quietly set back on a landscaped parcel with two tranquil ponds, Mill Commons utilizes many of the materials and design elements — like brownstone detailing and oversized windows — found at the mill. While this distinctive residential community has a park-like setting, it also affords in-town convenience. Walk to Town Center for shopping, and on Friday evenings, take in a concert at the Performing Arts Center. On your way to the venue, you can stop for dinner at Millwright’s, the farm fresh restaurant located next door in the mill.

Bite Into a Burger at Plan B Burger Bar

September 13, 2016 5:27 pm

Maybe you forgot to go shopping, or perhaps you burned dinner. Maybe you just want someone else to bring you food and clean up after you. No matter why, Plan B Burger Bar is an easy option for a relaxed night out.

Regulars in the Simsbury area find Plan B to be a consistent place for simple food. Plan B Sources takes pride in sourcing local ingredients, and fans say you can taste the freshness in each meal. The burger and fries are popular, as it the lobster roll. There are options for diners with health and diet concerns as well. There’s also a considerable drink menu, including local beers and bourbon, and Plan B is open late.

The Simsbury location is housed in an old railway station. The interior is cool and stylish, but when it’s crowded (and Plan B is usually crowded) the noise level can be a bit high, especially on weekend nights!

Plan B Burger Bar
4 Railroad St
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-4477
www.thebonline.com/flash.html

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D & D Market: Shop Smart

September 6, 2016 12:05 pm

If you’re looking for an exceptional Italian deli in Hartford, this place fits the bill. Vito D’Aprile opened D & D Market all the way back in 1932. Through three generations of family, the market has continued to accomplish that task to the present day.

The butcher shop here is one of the best in town, with skilled carvers using impeccable knife skills – no automatic machines. House-made sausages are a specialty here, robust and overflowing with flavor. Their selection of Italian cheeses is also out of this world. If you don’t feel like cooking, the deli makes delightful sandwiches. The sausage and peppers might be the best in Hartford, and the thinly-sliced prosciutto, mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil grinder is also well-regarded.

D & D Market
276 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 296-3261
www.danddmarket.com
www.yelp.com/biz/d-and-d-market-hartford

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Happy Labor Day!

September 5, 2016 1:00 pm

Have a relaxing day with fun and laughter!

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