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  • Mark Twain House Ice Cream Social

    Mark Twain House Ice Cream Social

    The Mark Twain House and Museum hosted an ice cream social Thursday evening, July 30. Representatives from Ben & Jerry's dished out scoops of ice cream for children and adults alike while live musical entertainment and face painting were offered as guests explored the museum.

  • Connecticut Wine Festival 2015

    Connecticut Wine Festival 2015

    Guests from across the state were treated to samplings from regional wineries, food from Connecticut's top food trucks and live music during the 2015 Connecticut Wine Festival at the Goshen Fairgrounds on July 25 and 26.

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  • Van Halen And Roth Are Back Together For 2015 Tour

    Van Halen And Roth Are Back Together For 2015 Tour

    With original vocalist David Lee Roth back in the band after a series of falling-outs, Van Halen's summer-fall tour stops at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Guitar hero Eddie Van Halen and the exuberant Roth are accompanied by drummer Alex Van Halen — Eddie's brother —...

  • J. Cole Plays Hartford With Big Sean

    J. Cole Plays Hartford With Big Sean

    The story of a young boy's self discovery is retold in J. Cole's latest album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," which was the top-selling hip-hop album of last year. J. Cole brings his sensitive soul-inflected hip-hop to Hartford's Xfinity Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8. Cole has been praised...

  • Lipgloss Crisis Brings Burlesque To New Haven

    Lipgloss Crisis Brings Burlesque To New Haven

    Lipgloss Crisis is the doyenne of New Haven burlesque, bringing saucy, sassy variety acts in various states of undress to area stages on a regular basis for nearly a decade now. Her latest extravaganza is Lipgloss Crisis' Summer Burlesque Cabaret, 9 p.m. Aug. 8 at Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New...

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  • Finding The Cheapest Airfares Takes Some Digging

    Finding The Cheapest Airfares Takes Some Digging

    With a sister in Chicago and kids in California, I'm always on the lookout for airfare savings. I check for cheap flights on Priceline.com and Travelocity.com and get price drop alerts on my favorite routes from AirfareWatchDog.com, BookingBuddy.com and Yapta.com.

  • A Madison Daycation: A Beach, A Bookstore, A Beautiful Hotel

    A Madison Daycation: A Beach, A Bookstore, A Beautiful Hotel

    Downtown Madison, Connecticut, has the feel of a beach town, though the beach itself is nearly 2 miles away. In addition to shops and restaurants, the town has one of the best independent bookstores in the state and a century-old independent movie theater.

  • Cape Cod's Natural Beauty Provides Perfect Summertime Escape

    Cape Cod's Natural Beauty Provides Perfect Summertime Escape

    CAPE COD, MASS — The Cape Cod experience, for some, is lathering on the sunscreen, grabbing the boogie board and riding the waves of the cold Atlantic Ocean. For others, it's eating freshly shucked oysters and cracking a boiled lobster and extracting meat like a skilled surgeon.

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