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  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Liquor Store

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Liquor Store
    1) Crazy Bruce's Liquors 176 Newington Road West Hartford (860) 233-2117 1224 Farmington Ave. Bristol (860) 582-4523 crazybruces.com   2) M&R Liquors 120 Tolland Tpke Manchester mandrliquors.com   3) CT Beverage Mart 3127 Berlin...
  • A Spring View Of Winter Erosion Along Cape Cod's Outer Beaches

    A Spring View Of Winter Erosion Along Cape Cod's Outer Beaches
    Last weekend, I went to Coast Guard Beach – a beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore I've been visiting since I was a baby swaddled in a blanket – and found it unrecognizable. That's how bad the erosion has been this winter on the great...
  • A Visit To Killingworth's Nineveh Falls

    A Visit To Killingworth's Nineveh Falls
    When you combine a vibrant river, a waterfall, and a gorge with high cliffs lined with huge hemlocks, there is bound to be a legend involved. Killingworth's Nineveh Falls is no different. These falls – now part of a dam and spillway for Lake...
  • Improvements Make Manchester's Cheney Rail Trail Easier To Walk

    Shortly after parking my car near the railroad tracks in Manchester, I heard the sound of a train whistle. And I knew in an instant it wasn't a train as I saw Susan Barlow wearing an engineer's hat and blowing into a wooden whistle. I had arrived at the...
  • In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut

    In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut
    I was a "want-to-believer" walking into the lion's den — Bo Ottmann's mountain lion's den. Each time I've written about mountain lions, Ottmann has invited me to see his part of northwestern Connecticut. Ottmann is the founder of the Friends of...
  • Rediscovering The Connecticut River In Windsor

    Rediscovering The Connecticut River In Windsor
    Many towns and cities have turned their backs on the Connecticut River since early in the 20th century, so New England's longest waterway often flows unnoticed through our state. But if you search it out, you'll find places like the Windsor Locks...
  • A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound

    A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound
    Along Connecticut's highly developed shoreline, there are vast open places like Rocky Neck and Hammonasset state parks, but there are also the little-known treasures such as Farm River State Park and Grass Island. Add Madison's Garvan Trail to that...
  • A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States

    A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States
    Ah, Meriden's West Peak: The runner-up. The second-place finisher. The "Oh-this-isn't-Castle-Craig-it-must-be-the-other-way" turnaround spot. The Hanging Hills of Meriden – probably the best view in the state to which visitors can either hike or...
  • A Simple Request To Preserve A Place Of Natural Beauty

    A Simple Request To Preserve A Place Of Natural Beauty
    There are complex wills and there are simple wills. There are detailed final requests and simple final requests. The request, "left to nature," is about as simple as they come. That's what's happening at the 103-acre Allanach-Wolf Woodlands in...
  • A Mad River Runs Through It

    A Mad River Runs Through It
    A river flows through the deep hemlock hollows in Wolcott. At times it's placid, the waters slowly flowing through the shadows of the dark forest, with the sun and clouds breaking through the canopy reflecting across the smooth surface. But at other...
  • This Year's SWAN Day CT Takes Place March 30 in Manchester

    This Year's SWAN Day CT Takes Place March 30 in Manchester
    A slew of talented female musicians, artists, filmmakers and burlesque performers unite for the seventh straight year as SWAN ("Support Women Artists Now") Day returns on Saturday. Organized (as usual) by local singer-songwriter Jennifer Hill, this year's...
  • Saturday's local roundup: Richards, Loretto rule Jamestown Swamp 5K

    Jamestown High senior Andrew Richards was the top male finisher at the Jamestown Swamp 5K, and William and Mary senior and Toms River, N.J., native Krissa Loretto was the top female finisher. Richards finished in 16:23, just 12 seconds slower than the...