| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
“On the Banks” is the new show at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, and its subject matter is watercolor and oil landscapes created along the Mystic, Thames and Niantic rivers and along Long Island Sound.
| May 30, 2013
Nearly everyone in New Haven has a Richter's story, including native son and restaurateur Jason Sobocinski. The historic tavern on Chapel Street welcomed beer-drinking crowds for nearly 30 years before closing in 2011.
Sobocinski's memories are fond...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Jeffrey Sabol's maritime paintings are a reflection of his sea-time: from day-trips up the placid Housatonic River to years working on long-line fishing vessels. Now, Sabol, who makes his home in Westbrook, reflects on that same sea in Maritime New...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Nancy Stula, executive director and curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, is leaving that position to become executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art on the campus of University of Connecticut in Storrs. She starts her new job...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road, in the Old Lyme Shopping Center in Old Lyme presents marine paintings by Jeffrey Sabol of Westbrook, at Maritime New England,” an exhibit from Friday, May 31, to Monday, July 8.
The opening reception will be May 31...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Growing up, I was never one to stay on the trail. Family hikes consisted of my parents saying: "Oh, kids, look at that bird," "Oh, kids, look at that rare plant," and "Where did Peter go?"
And 40-something years later, not much has changed. Especially...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
As the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades.
But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 5:05 AM
This year, celebrate the season at The Magic of Christmas at the Florence Griswold Museum. This exhibition features a variety of exhibits. In the historic Griswold House, visitors can enjoy an authentic recreation of Christmas celebrations in 1910,...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Potato chips might be the most popular snack food in the United States. According to a 2010 report by the National Academies of Science, Americans spent over $7.1 billion on potato chips in 2009. That's $2 billion dollars more than the U.S. government...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Connecticut College Arboretum Mother's Day Plant Sale: May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-5060, arboretum.conncoll.edu.
Free Outing for Moms: May 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moms free with paid kids' $21.95...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:34 AM
“A World of Delight, Paintings by Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943)” will be at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, June 15.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
The exhibit also...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Geek out on Star Wars Day by spreading the message of the Force at these local events:
Star Wars Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Free Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m....