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The Top 6 Places in CT For Pie

I suck at baking, maybe because it requires measuring and thinking and being precise with ingredients. That’s why for Thanksgiving, I’ll never make my family pretend to like something I bake when it can just be bought and be delicious. There are a ton of amazing places to get pie in CT–here are my top 6 in no particular order. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

[WIN] Tickets to John Oliver

Enter here to win tickets to Comix John Oliver at the Grand Theater at Foxwood January 24 at 8pm. MORE

Pet Pals: Henry

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Henry
Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
Age: 10 month old altered male
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I want to live with adults and kids over 8 years of age. I would prefer a cat-free home. I have not had much experience with dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I have some special needs but still have lots of life to live and love to give. Please ask the adoption counselor to explain when you visit with me. MORE

Must See Holiday Movies

Thanksgiving is Thursday and The Holidays will be here before you know.  One thing i love are the holiday movies. I’ve made a list of movies you must see every Christmas. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Wilbur

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Wilbur
Breed: Terrier mix
Age: 13 year old altered male
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I want to live with kids over 6 years old. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. MORE

Manchester Road Race Live Broadcast

Thanksgiving Day

Join Chaz and AJ Thanksgiving morning live at the Manchester Road Race. They're broadcasting live from Carter Chevrolet 6-10am before the start of the 78th Annual Manchester Road Race.  MORE

What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers?

You spend the whole day cooking, eating and drinking at Thanksgiving. But, what do you do with all the leftover food?? Here is a list of easy recipes that will help you get rid of some of the extra food. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Buddy & Butterball

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Buddy & Butterball
Breed: Miniature Poodle Mixes
Age: 7 year old altered males
Bio: I can live in a single family home or condo, apartments considered. I have not had much experience with children but am willing to consider sharing my home with kids who can be gentle and respectful of pets. I would like to live with a dog but I have not had much experience with cats. I may be willing to share my home with a feline. I am so bonded with my friend Buddy that we must go home together. I am calm but have my moments of energy and need to get some exercise every day. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. MORE

[WIN] Tickets to Lisa Lampanelli

Enter here for your shot at tickets to Comix Presents Lisa Lampanelli December 12 at 9pm at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. MORE

102.9 DRC Class Reunion Weekend

All Thanksgiving weekend, we take you back to the time when you were at your coolest! Every hour is a different year in music history with all the songs and memories from that year. MORE

Pet Pals: Oliver

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Oliver
Breed: Snowshoe mix
Age: 2 year old altered male
Bio: I want to live with adults. ~ I would like to live with a cat but I have not had much experience with dogs. I may be willing to share my home with a canine. ~ I’m a pretty quiet kind of guy so would prefer a home that is fairly calm. I do love my snuggle time. Give me a home for the holidays and beyond. You won’t be disappointed.  MORE

Pet Pals: Mitch

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Mitch
Breed: Chihuahua mix
Age: 1 year old altered male
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I have not had much experience with children but am willing to consider sharing my home with kids of all ages who can be gentle and respectful of pets. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with another furry friend.  MORE

CT People Pumped Home Heating Oil Into Cars & Other Car Issues In CT

It sucks having car issues, but even worse than when you’re having problems when it’s freezing out.  So, I feel for the people in Somers, CT who had home heating oil accidentally pumped into their tanks. Thankfully, the owner of the Mobil Gas Station at 580 Main Street, Eddie Jamal and his employees caught the mistake made by United Transportation before too many more filled up. Too bad they couldn’t siphon that home heating oil out of the cars and actually use it in their homes…that stuff is crazy expensive. But WHO and WHY made that mistake?I need answers! Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Icee

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Icee
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 2 year old spayed female
Bio: Don’t let my name fool you, I’m a very affectionate and social girl. I’m young and would appreciate a family that wants to spend plenty of time playing and cuddling with me. I’ve got great manners already so will easily fit into your family. I like kids who are respectful of cats as well as other friendly felines. I would prefer to live in a dog-free home as I don’t have that much appreciation for canines. MORE

Pet Pals: Sparky

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Sparky
Breed: Retriever/spaniel mix
Age: 1 year old altered male
Bio: I can live in a single family home. I want to live with adults. I am a high energy kind of dog and am looking for a home where I can get lots of exercise every day. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with active dog experience. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am still learning and want to get off to a great start in my new home, so I will need to continue my training here. (Obedience Training Required) MORE

Did You Know All These Movies Were Filmed in CT?

We all know a handful of movies that were shot in Connecticut but did you know all of these movies were filmed here? Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Red Riding Hood & Tiger

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Red Riding Hood & Tiger
Breed: Domestic short hair mixes
Age: 3 year old spayed females
Bio: As you can see, we’re very good friends so if you adopt us, you’re getting a ready-made family. We prefer the company of adults and we REALLY want to go home together. We don’t have much experience with pets outside our little family but may be willing to share with others who enjoy the company of two cats. MORE

Chaz & AJ McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus Toy Drive

Friday, December 5th at the Webster Bank Arena

The Chaz & AJ McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus Toy Drive is Friday, December 5th at the Webster Bank Arena. Chaz, AJ, Pam and Phil will broadcast live 5:30-10a. Live performances from Ed Kowalczyk from Live and Rick Derringer! Plus politicians, newscasters and celebrity guests. MORE

YAY! Meriden Women Got Her Pup Back!

Finally, a news story with a happy ending!  Early Sunday, Carla Daniels’ home in Meriden was broken into—in the creepiest way ever too. Through her child’s window. The thief made off with a Playstation 3, a lap top, and something priceless. Their super cute 19 week old puppy named Miyah. The pup was sleeping in bed with Carla’s 14 year old daughter, when she realized the cutie pie was gone. SCARY! A scumbag was in her daughter’s room! Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Buck

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Buck
Breed: Jack Russell terrier mix
Age: 12 year old altered male
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I want to live with kids over 14 years of age. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am calm but have my moments of energy and need to get some exercise every day. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with general dog experience. MORE

For Some Reason Someone Transformed All The NFL Team Logos Into Disney Characters. Here’s Giants, Jets, & Pats

The internet has really started to run out of ideas it seems. There’s been many takes on the “change sports logos into something funny” bit. But this latest transformation of all the NFL logos as if they were Disney characters is one for the ages. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

I Was The First Customer At Wallingford’s Chick-fil-A

Today the second Chick-fil-A Connecticut location will officially open in Wallingford. Yesterday, it was unofficially open. Just for meYes, it’s true (well, that’s not true – it was open for several of us, I just happened to be first). I was the first person to place an order at the brand new Chick-fil-A, right off Route 15 at 1098 North Colony Road. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Roxy & Toby

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Roxy & Toby
Breed: Labrador retriever mixes
Age: 9 year old spayed female & altered male
Bio: We have been together for all our lives and are so bonded that we must go home together. We can live in single family homes and condos. We are calm but have our moments of energy and need to get a little exercise every day. We have not had much experience with children but are willing to consider sharing our home with kids who can be gentle and respectful of pets, interaction required. MORE

Pet Pals: Marussia

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Marussia
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 4 year old spayed female
Bio:  I want to live with adults. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with other pets. I’m the type of kitty who thrives in a quiet and calm home. I’d be a great choice for seniors or empty nesters looking for a loyal companion. MORE

[PICS] Chaz & AJ Monsters Ball

The Chaz & AJ Monsters Ball was Halloween night. Check out pictures of the party, costumes and the $1,000 Best Costume MORE