| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Get into the holiday spirit this weekend:
23rd Annual Trees of Hope Holiday Spectacular: Dec. 1-Dec. 9, Long Wharf Maritime Center, 555 Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, rmh-ct.org.
Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours: Weekends Dec. 1-Dec. 27, every 15...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent.
Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Irish or not, there's plenty of opportunities for eating, day drinking and loving the color green!
Celtic Woman: Fri., Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, (203) 265-1501.
Green Bagels for St. Patrick’s...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
| Apr 28, 2011
Tweets and Facebook posts from the Market at Hartford 21 can be torturous at lunchtime if you're hungry and far from downtown Hartford. There's White Bean and Arugula Pizza with a lemon cream sauce, Chorizo and Escarole Soup; Veal Bolognese with rigatoni....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Enjoy the warm weather this weekend at Mystic Seaport's Lobster Days. From May 26-28, you can partake in a picnic-style lobster dinner, served by the Mystic Rotary Club. Single and twin lobsters are available for $21 and $37 respectively, in addition to...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:20 AM
This year's Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport debuts two new features this year: A Sea Music Storytelling Stage and a Sea Music Contra Dance (Sat., June 9, 4-6 p.m.), in addition to a host of performances by the Mystic Seaport Chantey Staff...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Daytrippers visits Mystic's scenic landscape and climbs aboard the Schooner Argia. This modern replica of a 19th century sailing schooner is docked near the quaint downtown and provides tourists a chance to see the coast from onboard a ship. Argia is a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:10 AM
There's a new national effort underway by the grocery industry to do something about the ungodly amount of food Americans throw away, tens of millions of tons a year that end up as garbage in our already overflowing landfills or as incinerator smoke and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:25 AM
Mystic Seaport is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan with free admission and festivities for visitors Saturday. Events include music, demonstrations, hands-on activities, lectures and tours of the ship. Get the...