Vito’s is always doing something new, says Michael Koury. The restaurant’s Frequent Foodie card, gluten-free options and lunch specials in which the first house beer or wine is a penny have just been introduced. Custom-made cocktails for guests are his specialty.
The Durham Fair is so popular that local schools close on Friday of the fair weekend. It draws up to 200,000 people and is staffed by 800 volunteers. This year, the fair is lowering its gate price and admission includes concerts with country music stars Josh Turner and Justin Moore.
The Eastern League All-Star game is returning to New Britain for the second time in the Rock Cats’ history. New Britain, the Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, last hosted the event in 2003. That game ended on a walk-off single by Rock Cats infi elder and future major leaguer Terry Tiffee, who was named the game’s MVP.