Tag: Connecticut

‘Closing Isn’t Even an Option’: With No Events, Caterers Rush to Adjust

On a recent Saturday, petite lobster rolls on toasted brioche and coconut shrimp with mango aioli were to be passed among the guests at a 210-person wedding. A bar mitzvah party for 180 was going to conclude with torched s’mores and a chocolate fountain. For David Cingari of David’s Soundview Catering in Stamford, Conn., the […]

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Tenant Charged With Brutally Killing Landlord Over Unpaid Rent As The U.S. Braces For Mass Evictions

A Connecticut man who was behind on his rent brutally killed his landlord when confronted over the late payments. Jerry David Thompson was arrested last week for the grisly crime that allegedly included decapitating his landlord, Victor King, with a samurai sword in a home in Hartford. The violence over unpaid rent took place in […]

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In Ultra-Wealthy Greenwich, Teen Parties Lead to Jump in Virus Cases

On a warm summer weekday in the middle of July in Greenwich, Conn., one of the wealthiest communities in the country, a group of teenagers gathered at a house party. Many were seniors who had just finished their final year at two elite private college-preparatory schools, Greenwich Academy and the Brunswick School, as well as […]

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Judge Halts Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards Over Coronavirus Pandemic

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration on Wednesday from moving forward with plans to deny green cards to immigrants who have received Medicaid, food stamps or housing vouchers, even on a limited basis — a wealth test challenged by New York and other states in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The judge, George B. […]

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Road Trips are Great. Except for the Driving.

I am in the Catskills in a charming, tucked-away treehouse of an inn. My room, walking distance to hiking trails, overlooks a waterfall. Morning coffee and evening vodka-tonic are taken on the deck where the temperature clocks in at a marvelous 75 degrees. Owls hoot. Birds chirrup. Wind tickles my legs. During the coronavirus lockdown […]

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How Do You Campaign During a Pandemic? By Playing Guitar Badly and Cooking on Facebook Live.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. When Kristy Gnibus decided to run for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th District, she couldn’t have known how much of her campaign would be spent at home, online. During her state’s coronavirus lockdown, the 35-year-old Democrat logged on to Zoom every weekday for […]

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Here Are the U.S. States With Travel Restrictions

Americans are planning millions of trips this summer within the United States, according to a forecast released by the AAA last month. But packing a face mask and hand sanitizer aren’t the only things these travelers need to consider, as a third of states have restrictions in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine […]

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