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Accommodations

Connecticut BARS

Accommodations

Almost In Mystic/Mare’s Inn Bed and Breakfast

Danbury Triangles 66 Sugar Hollow Rd., (203) 798-6996

333 Colonel Ledyard Hwy., Ledyard, CT 06339, (860) 572-7556, e-mail: maresinn@aol.com, www. almostinmystic.com. Enjoy this spacious comfortable home nestled in the rolling woodlands near Historic Mystic, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos. All rooms room have a private bath. After a good night’s sleep, you’ll wake up to the delightful fragrance of homemade bread and freshly ground coffee. A wall of glass in the dining room lets you appreciate the beauty of the grounds while you feast on one of our famous breakfasts.

Hartford CHEZ EST, 458 Wethersfield Ave., (860) 525-3243 POLO CLUB, 678 Maple St., (860) 278-3333 Hartford Polo Club 678 Maple Avenue 860-278-3333 New Haven 168 YORK ST. Cafe, 168 York St., (203) 789-1915 Asterisk Fridays1 Center Street BAR, 254 Crown St., (203) 495-1111 Elevate, 215 Crown Street GOTHAM CITI CAFE, Church and Crown St, (203) 498-2489 PARTNERS CAFE, 365 Crown St., New London Franks Place 9 Tillet St., (860)-442-2782 O'Neil's Brass Rail 52 Bank St., (860)-443-6203

Daniel Rust House B&B

2011 Main St., Coventry, CT 06238, (860) 742-0032, www.thedanielrusthouse.com. A pre-revolutionary home decorated with period antiques. Built in 1731, the house has original floors, beams, and fireplaces to add to the ambience of another era. Set on 2 acres of landscaped gardens with seating areas and a country lane for quiet walks. Wireless internet available to connect you with the 21st century.

Westport CEDARBROOK, 919 Post Rd., (203)221-7GAY

Captain Grant’s, 1754

career education

109 Route 2A, Historic Poquetanuck Village, Preston, CT 06365, (800) 982-1772 or (860) 887-7589, www.captaingrants.com & stay@captaingrants. com. Captain Grant’s is located in the beautiful Mystic and More region of CT. We have been catering to the gay community for over 15 years and have made many friends. We have over 6 acres of lawn and would love to have your wedding held here. The Inn is nationally acclaimed. We have been featured on HGTV, A&E, and the Travel Chanel.

BRANFORD HALL CAREER INSTITUTE

One Summit Place, Branford, CT 06405, (203) 488-2525, 995 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095, (860) 683-4900, 35 North Main Street, Southington, CT 06489, (860) 276-0600,(800) 959-7599, www. branfordhall.edu. For over 40 years, Branford Hall Career Institute has been providing real world education to students throughout the Northeast. Branford Hall offers day and evening courses in some of today’s fastest growing careers, giving graduates an effective way to begin a high-growth career with excellent income potential.

Addiction

Brattleboro Retreat

COLLEGES SEE CAReer education & schools

(802)258-3700, www.brattlebororetreat.org. Welcome to the Brattleboro Retreat. Here you'll find expert caregivers with the skills and compassion to help you or a loved one find the strength to make positive life changes. That's been our mission since 1834, and that's our ongoing promise to you. Whether you're suffering from an addiction problem, a mental illness, or both, our approach to care considers the whole person, and the traumas that may have shaped your life. Call us at 1-800-RETREAT. Let your journey to better health start right now.

Captain Grant’s, 1754 National Historic Inn

Antiques

Colonial Trading

102 Tremont St., Boston, MA, www.colonialtradingco.com, lou@colonialtradingco.com, (617)6951652, You deserve the best! Quality estate items, watches, collectibles, paintings, rings, bracelets and necklaces. Find wonderful accent items for your home from ancient greece, Rome, Colonial America We can also help you diversify your investments with precious metals and coins your resource for expert, friendly professionals dedicated to your needs. Call, click or come on in we can help you with everything from diversifying your invesment needs to finding the perfect engagement ring. Two blocks from the GLBT Pride Rally & City Hall, Conveniently Located 1/2 block from Park Street T,

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Counseling

Legal

counseling

Insurance

(802)258-3700, www.brattlebororetreat.org. Welcome to the Brattleboro Retreat. Here you'll find expert caregivers with the skills and compassion to help you or a loved one find the strength to make positive life changes. That's been our mission since 1834, and that's our ongoing promise to you. Whether you're suffering from an addiction problem, a mental illness, or both, our approach to care considers the whole person, and the traumas that may have shaped your life. Call us at 1-800-RETREAT. Let your journey to better health start right now.

3151 Main St. Stratford CT 06614, (203) 375-5847 X 140 Fax:(203)378-9335, www. Scottinsurance.com. Recent changes in Civil Union laws now entitle you and your partner to lower rates on car and home insurance! Please call Scott Insurance to get the respect and pricing you deserve.

Brattleboro Retreat

Scott Insurance

Legal

Bankruptcy Assist U

(203) 371-6708, www.bankruptcyassistu.com, e-mail: bnkrptcyassist@gmail.com. Bankruptcy Assist U is a debt relief agency offering professional Professional Legal Assistance in preparing your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The Bankruptcy process does not have to be overwhelming. We at Bankruptcy Assist U prepare your consumer Chapter 7 petition and corresponding schedules.You will have an attorney meet and work with you. You will receive the advice you will need to eliminate debt and retain your property as allowed under State or Federal law. Bankruptcy Assist U can provide you with the professional assistance you need to file “pro se�. Flat Fee-$550.00; no hidden costs.

Event Planner

Eventfully Yours By Amy

Western Massachusetts, Conneticut and surrounding areas, (413)485-8472, e-mail: auvision@yahoo. comwww.eventfullyyoursbyamy.mfbiz.com. Event Planning Services from weddings, birthday parties for all ages, fund raisers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, company parties and much more! Let us take the stress out of planning so you can sit back and enjoy your event with your guests. You decide how much involvement you wish to have in the event planning process. Because attention to detail matters! Contact us for a FREE no obligation consultation.

Advertise Pink Pages (617)423-1515 e-mail: kpmedia@aol.com

203-375-5847 X 140

3151 Main St. Stratford CT 06614

home, Business & auto insurance, umbrella, life & health insurance Recent changes in Civil Union laws now entitle you and your partner to lower rates on car and home insurance! Please call Scott Insurance to get the respect and pricing you deserve. www.ScottInsurance.com

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Masonry

Masonry

Veterinarians

Marie T. Wiley, A CT Justice of the Peace & Minister

E.M.C. Masonry

91 Springfield, MA 01080, (800) 572-1630, www. emcmasonry.com. We specialize in residential masonry projects, including design and construction of both interior and exterior fireplaces, chimneys, walls (decorative and retaining), walkways, patios, veneers, steps and stairs; utilizing brick, natural and manufactured stone, block, stucco and concrete flatwork. We can diagnose and remedy leaks and water infiltration, structural failure, premature deterioration, or poor craftsmanship.

PO Box 161, Mystic, CT. (860) 536-8808, www. ACTjusticeofthepeace.com, e-mail: marie@ACTjusticeofthepeace.com. I, Marie T. Wiley, as a Connecticut Justice of the Peace, will provide the happy couple with a passionate ceremony that will reflect YOUR dreams for YOUR special day! I specialize in ceremonies in Southeastern Connecticut and can perform Civil Unions, Wedding Ceremonies, Vow Renewals & Commitment Ceremonies. Voted #1 wedding officiant in CT!

Photography

Movers

Tina Marie Photography

RC Mason Movers

Plumbing

Direct plumbing and heating

(781)248-8330, All Calls Returned Promptly, 24 Hour Emergency Service Available, Complete Kitchen & Bath Remodeling, Commercial - Industrial - Residential, Frozen Pipe Thawing, Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Complete Air Conditioning & Heating Systems, Air Conditioning, Ventilation Central Air, Hot Water Heaters, Water Filter Systems, New Installations, Service Repair & Maintenance, Fire Sprinkler / Lawn Sprinkler, Fully Licensed & Insured, Free Estimates & All Work, Guaranteed, All General Contracting.

Officiants/Justice of the Peace Carolyn Egan JP Services

605 Twin Circle Dr. So. Windsor, CT 06074, (860) 648-2029. cell: (860) 508-2423. e-mail: cvejd@ juno.com. Let me help you to create a beautiful and meaningful wedding or civil union ceremony. My rates are reasonable and my service is exceptional. I’ll work with you in developing personalized and unique vows. I’ll find the readings, prayers and blessings that represent the sentiments you wish to share with your betrothed, family and friends. I’ll work with you to capture the joy and love of your union, just as you’d always envisioned it.

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Hartford pride

(860) 255-5122, info@connecticutpride.org. Be sure to save the date: 09.17.11 Hartford Pride is gonna be great! Held at Elizabeth Park in Hartford, CT. Connecticut PRIDE is made up of volunteers from throughout your community, committed to celebrating and remembering who we are, where we’ve come from, and how far we need to go. We produce events that promote awareness, tolerance, acceptance, and equality for GLBTI individuals, their friends, and families

Donna King, JP.

(203) 846-1009, (203) 952-5949,www.donnakingjp. com, Donna King, Connecticut Justice of the Peace I am honored to perform same-sex marriages for couples in Connecticut. As your Justice of the Peace I will work with you to create a ceremony that reflects your relationship and the partnership of marriage you are building. Whether it's a formal service or a casual gathering I can help make your wedding a memorable and meaningful event. Serving the entire State of Connecticut.

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BRANFORD HALL CAREER INSTITUTE

One Summit Place, Branford, CT 06405, (203) 488-2525, 995 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095, (860) 683-4900, 35 North Main Street, Southington, CT 06489, (860) 276-0600,(800) 959-7599, www. branfordhall.edu. For over 40 years, Branford Hall Career Institute has been providing real world education to students throughout the Northeast. Branford Hall offers day and evening courses in some of today’s fastest growing careers, giving graduates an effective way to begin a high-growth career with excellent income potential.

Justice of the peace mary pugh

(203)838-1038, Cell:(203)434-5038, Fax:(206)9844343, E-Mail:mary@ctjusticeofpeace.com, www. ct-jp.com. Do you prefer an elaborate or large ceremony, or a simple celebration? Working together, we can create an unforgettable dedication of love, whether civil or religious, that will reflect your desires. I will help you personalize your vows to reflect your spiritual, intimate, heartfelt feelings. All faiths welcomed. Personalized services for your Wedding, Vow renewal, and Same Sex marriage / Civil Union / Commitment celebrations. From the traditional to contemporary, non-religious or religious. Your service is customized to YOUR needs.

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(203) 463-8233. www.tinamariephoto.com CT Wedding Photographer, Tina Marie has been photographing weddings in Connecticut and Massachusetts for over ten years. Capture the memories of your family or special occasion with photographs that are professional, creative, and unique.

229 Newbury St., Peabody, MA., (978) 535-0233, www.rcmasonmovers.com. Moving is a stressful process. Whether it is your home, office, or plant, you want to make sure that you have trained professionals who will ensure that everything arrives on time and in the same condition as when it was packed. Established in 1950, R.C. Mason Movers has grown from a having a few basic trucks to having several 18-wheelers capable of transporting your most delicate objects. Our dedication to quality service has secured our reputation. We now offer moving services all across the U.S. and Canada, as well as preparation services for international moves. We offer a full line of moving, packing, and crating supplies and services.

Veterinarians

VCA Animal Hospitals

(800) 822-7387, www.vcapets.com. Our doctors and staff are dedicated professionals who truly care about you and your pet. They provide quality care to meet all your needs. Call us today and discover why so many people trust their pets to VCA.1-800-822-7387.

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