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Savor Modern Italian Cuisine at NOLO

It might be hard to believe that the stunning building in which NOLO now resides was inhabited by a local dry cleaning business for more than six decades. The striking, modern mix of concrete and glass was actually designed and constructed specifically for the family that ran the beloved small business.  As of a few

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Put Your Heads Together to Beat the Odds at Elm City Escape

This winter, shake up your weekend plans with a 60-minute adventure at Elm City Escape. They have a unique — and tough — escape room designed to be anything but your typical night out.  Gather up a few friends and book an escape room with a plot and clues straight out of a Hollywood action

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Sip Local Beers at East Rock Brewing Company

New Haven’s East Rock neighborhood has a rich tradition of beer brewing, with German immigrants setting up breweries along the Mill River over a century ago. Much more recently, the East Rock Brewing Company officially joined that history.  This small, family-owned microbrewery and beer garden is located in the newly refurbished industrial building on Mitchell

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Embrace Your Inner Artist at Art Plus Studio

Whether you’re a seasoned artist or haven’t ever taken an art class, Art Plus Studio probably has something that’s right for you. This New Haven shop is a paint-your-own ceramics studio that also offers private art lessons and group classes.  If you’re serious about improving your craft, consider signing up for individualized painting or drawing

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Find Hummus, Kebabs and More at Roaa Lebanese Cuisine

When Chef Marwan first conceived of Roaa Lebanese Cuisine, he wanted to share Lebanese-style food and culture with West Haven locals. Today, his restaurant does just that, as it’s one of the city’s most popular and affordably priced Lebanese restaurants.  Roaa is tucked into a strip mall on Campbell Avenue.The menu features a range of

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Enjoy Live Music or Record Your Own at Firehouse 12

Music and food have one happy marriage at Firehouse 12. This massive building in the heart of New Haven has a little something for everyone, whether you want to check out a show, have a great meal, or record some music of your own.  Firehouse 12 consists of four parts: a record label, performance venue,

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Check Out These Steakhouses Near Your 360 State Apartment

Winter is all about indulging in some comfort food, and what better way to do that than to sit down with a wonderful steak dinner? New Haven is filled with top-ranked steakhouses that have the best quality meats around.   If you’re ready to enjoy a five-star meal this weekend with some family and friends,

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Unwind at These New Haven Spas This Month

December was certainly a whirlwind, so now that January is here, it’s time to unwind after the craziness of the holidays with massages, manicures, pedicures and spa treatments! Luckily for 360 State residents, there are tons of spas in New Haven that will make relaxing a breeze. If you’re ready for a recharge this weekend,

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Visit These New Haven ‘Local Watering Holes’

Now that the holidays are over, one thing is for certain, 360 State residents – it’s time to relax and unwind! In New Haven, there’s no better way to do that than visit the area’s many homey, comforting ‘local watering hole’ bars, where beers and pub grub are the norm. If you’re craving some comfort

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Stay Warm and Have Some Fun at These New Haven Indoor Attractions

We know that the temperature is dropping, but that doesn’t mean that you need to stay holed up in your 360 State apartment – there is lots to do in New Haven where the only outdoor venturing you will need to do is a short walk or drive! If January has got you feeling a

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