| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:09 PM
"This is the jewel right here."
With that simple statement, Christina Clayton, president of the Old Lyme Land Trust, summed up the group's newest addition: the John Lohmann Connecticut River Preserve.
The land is a stunning patch of forest, stone walls,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Celebrate the days of fall in full Lyme Art Colony style this weekend at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. The museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction, to coincide with the full harvest moon. The event features live and silent...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Connecticut's shoreline is rich with history and community involvement, and Old Lyme is no exception. This Friday and Saturday, six venues in the town's historic district host the annual Midsummer Festival, a full spectrum of fun for the whole family....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Unsure of what to do this weekend to pass the time? Consider paying a visit to any of these events, festivals, shows and celebrations taking place on July 28th and 29th.
Connecticut Wine Festival
What: A celebration of Connecticut’s wine industry....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:20 AM
I don't have a lot of money. It's not uncommon to hear of educated folks in their late 20s and early 30s living paycheck to paycheck because their jobs don't pay well and they have debts (the legal, credit-card and student-loan kind, not the knee-breaky,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Found at: Lenny's at the Beach (Old Lyme)
Are people more careful what they drink being at the beach, in the hot sun?
No, people drink what they want to drink, it doesn't matter how hot it is. As far as shots go, I feel I serve more Patron...
| Aug 13, 2012
Suddenly, all eyes are focused on those black satchels that many of us received in the maternity ward after delivering babies: the formula swag bag.
Massachusetts recently became the second state, after Rhode Island, to ban these free bags in a bold move...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Local art students are showing up a storm:
Paier Summer Show: through Aug. 16, Paier College of Art, 20 Gorham Ave., Hamden, (203) 287-3031, paiercollegeofart.edu.
Shoreline Art & Music Exhibit: through Aug. 31, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, 801...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Hey, summer's here. Look at that. Nature's in full bloom, hangin' outdoors season is at its peak, and the days are long and sunny. If you get tired of looking at all that natural beauty, the Gallery at Firehouse Square opens its latest exhibit of photos...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
This Thursday is Art Night at the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme. The Inn's grounds, dining and guest rooms host works of art and the artists who made them, and you'll have the opportunity to tour around and see it all. Featured artists include Pola...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com.
Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com.
Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...