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  • 8 outdoor events happening this weekend

    8 outdoor events happening this weekend
    It’s supposed to be a beautiful weekend, so why not spend it outdoors?  Here are 8 outdoor events happening around the state this weekend. Friday 6/15 Greenfest City Center Danbury Danbury Festival with booths by environmental organizations,...
  • Holiday Cheer At Santa's Village In Torrington

    Holiday Cheer At Santa's Village In Torrington
    You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington. Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
  • Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center

    Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center
    There is now a program that will help educate people the safest ways to keep their food fresh. Diane Wright Hirsch, an extension educator with the University of Connecticut, will be leading the program with three workshops: "Home Canning of Fruits and...
  • Daytrippers: Zorb And Tubing At Woodbury Ski Area

    Daytrippers: Zorb And Tubing At Woodbury Ski Area
      The hills are alive at the Woodbury Ski Area where you don’t need snow to find fast company. True, there are about 76 degrees of separation between January and July but the sensation is the same, downhill tubing in the warm weather is on the...
  • The Land Of The Ancient Pines

    I now know what the steel ball feels like when it is being whopped around the bumpers in a pinball machine. On a recent visit to the wilds of Litchfield County, I was mesmerized by the sunlight flashing through the breaks in the white pine canopy. My...
  • Hiking With Pride: Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer

    Hiking With Pride:  Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer
    “What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker. Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
  • How Could CL&P Not Know What We Were In For?

    The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe. But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...
  • CT Wine Trail Kicks Off Summer Season This Memorial Day Weekend

    Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced. There are 24 vineyards on the...
  • The Litchfield Jazz Festival Takes Place Aug. 10-12

    The Litchfield Jazz Festival Takes Place Aug. 10-12
    Summer and jazz go pretty well together, and both seem like ideal reasons to head out to the hills of Litchfield County this weekend, where top-flight players, including Saturday saxophonist Miguel Zenón (pictured), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, the Dirty...
  • Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor

    Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor
    Norwalk City Councilman David Watts objected to the city's purchase of a new $30,000 Ford Edge for use by Mayor Richard Moccia and he found the perfect way to raise his concern: diss track! "Look at the mayor in a brand new car, riding around like a movie...
  • Crime and Punishment: Former Governor John Rowland being paid as a 'consultant' for physical rehabilitation company

    Crime and Punishment: Former Governor John Rowland being paid as a 'consultant' for physical rehabilitation company
    John Rowland is not a physical therapist. Yet the disgraced former governor is paid as a "consultant" by Apple Rehab, a physical rehabilitation company that happens to be owned by the husband of Lisa Wilson-Foley, the businesswoman who happens to be...
  • Anthropologie buyer escapes to Tuscany

    Anthropologie buyer escapes to Tuscany
    Though Keith Johnson splits his residence between homes in Philadelphia and New York City, he spends most of the year overseas searching for unique items for Anthropologie, where he is buyer-at-large for the high-end retailer. He also is the star of...