| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:39 AM
The wonderful Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme has brought back an exhibit that literally wowed the crowds three years ago. The Wee Faerie Village, which includes 33 hand-made, intricate dwellings hidden around the museum's property, opened last...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Anybody got an art space they’re not using?
Gallery One, a co-operative, is moving from its home in the Clayhouse in teh Old Saybrook Shopping Center and is seeking a new space or spaces.
According to a Gallery One press release, “As a co-...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This Saturday is your one chance of the year to experience the Florence Griswold Museum for free. The Museum opens its doors to all on its ninth annual community day on Sat., May 5. Guests can walk around the grounds, participate in activities, visit...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
This weekend marks the closing of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts' annual Senior Studio Exhibition 2012. It's the culmination of the year-long program all seniors participate in, where they develop works with continuous input from their professors.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Luanne Rice is reading and signing at R.J. Julia Booksellers tonight. Expect a lively discussion, since her new book Little Night takes a sharp turn from her accustomed nature scenes and seaside couplings.
There’s plenty of emotional turmoil in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:04 AM
There's a beautiful new show at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, "On Hudson," with items about New York's Dutch history and the Hudson River School. (This work is by Jasper Cropsey.) Read my story here.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Reward yourself for just existing in this summer heat with a treat that seamlessly blends comfort food with a summer seafood staple: lobster macaroni and cheese. It's gooey and chewy and hits all of the spots.
Ancient Mariner, 21 W. Main St., Mystic,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Kevin Adams, Cheshire, Sr.
Jesse Freedman, Granby, Sr.
Trevor Gallagher, Simsbury, Sr.
Anthony Gruttaduaria, Avon, Sr.
Zack Malsky, Glastonbury, Jr.
Ricky Cotton, Conard-West Hartford, Sr.
Alex Geas, Somers, Sr.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Alannah Boyle, Hall-West Hartford, So.
Katie DeVito, Glastonbury, Sr.
Britt Douglass, Avon, So.
Alyssa Hague, Cheshire, Sr.
Tess Mackay, Simsbury, Jr.
Arianna Arciero, Simsbury, Jr.
Rachel Aronow, Hall, Jr.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Chet Reneson's watercolors are beautiful: men fishing, men hunting, sailboats both operation and abandoned, people working in the Bahamas. Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme has a show of his work up until mid-August. Read my story here.