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  • Embrace your dark side at The Devil's Carnival on July 20

    Embrace your dark side at The Devil's Carnival on July 20
    This Friday, The Devil’s Carnival, the newest project from Darren Lynn Bousma (director of Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV) is coming to Manchester. Described vividly as “Tales from the Crypt meets the anti-Glee”, The Devil’s...
  • The Willimantic River's Great Split Rock Boulder, Lost Scripture Bridge

    I'm not sure if it was the large rounded rocks along the trail that made me think of a cobblestone road, but as I stood on the abutments of Scripture Bridge and watched the Willimantic River flow past, I kept turning around to see if a carriage or horse-...
  • Higganum's Secret Swan Hill Not So Secret Anymore

    Higganum's Secret Swan Hill Not So Secret Anymore
    The only trouble with a town's best-kept secret is that no one knows about it. Such is the case with Higganum's Swan Hill. But that's going to change soon, thanks to the volunteer-run Higganum Vision Group and Haddam Trail Initiative. They're...
  • Westwoods: A Daunting But Highly Rewarding Experience Along The Shoreline

    Westwoods: A Daunting But Highly Rewarding Experience Along The Shoreline
    Exploring Westwoods in a morning or afternoon is a daunting task. The 1,200-acre preserve to the west of historic Guilford center has 39 miles of trails. And that's not even the time-consuming part. Once you enter this magical natural world jammed...
  • 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...
  • Griswold Preserve In Old Lyme A Natural Oasis Along Route 1

    Griswold Preserve In Old Lyme A Natural Oasis Along Route 1
    Three words I love to hear when people talk about my column: "I never knew." As in, "I drove/ran/biked/walked past this for years and I never knew it existed." The George and Woodward H. Griswold Preserve, operated by the Old Lyme Land Trust, is one...
  • 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...
  • News of the Weird: Ireland to Issue DUI Permits?

    News of the Weird: Ireland to Issue DUI Permits?
    Cliche Come to Life: The Kerry, Ireland, county council voted in January to let some people drive drunk. The councillors reasoned that in the county's isolated regions, some seniors live alone and need the camaraderie of the pub, but fear a DUI arrest...
  • A List of Jamaican and West Indian Restaurants Around Connecticut

    A List of Jamaican and West Indian Restaurants Around Connecticut
    Anthony's Jamaican Restaurant 410 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, (860) 643-8200 Bernice Bragadosus 851 Albany Ave., Hartford, (860) 549-2104 Berties West Indian & American Restaurant 928 North Main St., Waterbury, (203) 757-4330 Caribbean American...
  • Portland Officials Hold Hope For Converting A Portion Of Air Line Railroad Into Hiking Trail

    Portland Officials Hold Hope For Converting A Portion Of Air Line Railroad Into Hiking Trail
    A few weeks ago, I wrote a column reminiscing about my childhood adventures along the former Air Line Railroad in my hometown of Portland and whether that portion of the former Boston to New York route would ever be converted to a hiking trail. I...
  • Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail

    Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail
    Sigh. That's pretty much my reaction each time I pass portions of the abandoned Air Line Railroad as it twists and turns from the rusting iron swing bridge across the Connecticut River through Portland and into the Cobalt section of East Hampton....