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Finding Your Way To (And Through) Connecticut's Corn Mazes

Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm, in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner, is, appropriately, a place of tranquility. Over its 360 acres, thousands of broad-breasted white turkeys gobble and roam inside and outside of their huge barn. Other farm animals – sheep, goats, ducks, chickens, cows, donkeys – run around in...

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  • CT Firefighters Food Truck Fest

    CT Firefighters Food Truck Fest

    Thousands attended the Connecticut Firefighters Food Truck Festival over the weekend (Sept. 14 to 16) in Avon. The festival featured more than 20 food trucks, carnival rides, games and fireworks. 

  • 2018 New Haven Bed Race

    2018 New Haven Bed Race

    Contestants in the New Haven Bed Race on Sept. 16 marched in a parade with wheeled, decorated beds and before racing the beds down Crown Street throughout the afternoon.

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  • Political Cartoons At Yale, UConn Lampoon The Powerful Of The 18th, 19th Centuries

    Political Cartoons At Yale, UConn Lampoon The Powerful Of The 18th, 19th Centuries

    The president’s never-ending battles with the media are reported on the news every day. But if he thinks he invented the concept of “fake news,” he is wrong. For centuries, the powerful have relentlessly perpetrated the fiction that everything journalists report about them is a lie, in words or...

      • New Britain's Abandoned Shopping Carts Turned Into Works Of Art

        New Britain's Abandoned Shopping Carts Turned Into Works Of Art

        The subjects of Margaret Vaughan’s photographs are cast-off, abandoned, unloved. They lay in the snow, lean against trees, hang out on the sidewalk at all hours of the day and night. They’re shopping carts. Vaughan started noticing discarded carts in 2016, while walking every day from her home...

          • 'What's The Alternative?' At Benton In Storrs

            'What's The Alternative?" At Benton In Storrs

            The new exhibit at The William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs is not for children. There are dozens of images of nudity, sexuality, adult language and violence, including one unforgettably horrifying photo of a soldier in Southeast Asia with half of his head blown off. This imagery was necessary,...

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              • Aziz Ansari Announces Pop-Up Show At College Street Music Hall

                Aziz Ansari Announces Pop-Up Show At College Street Music Hall

                Aziz Ansari was doing stand-up comedy long before he became a household name thanks to the sitcoms “Parks and Recreation” and his own “Master of None.” Like many comedians, Ansari uses club and theater appearances to hone new material for national tours and TV comedy specials. His 7 p.m. Sept....

              • Feisty 'Altar Boyz' Musical Playing At Seven Angels

                Feisty 'Altar Boyz' Musical Playing At Seven Angels

                ‘Altar Boyz” is a feisty, funny musical theater piece that slyly sends up boy bands and fundamentalist Christianity at the same time. The show purports to be the final concert of the Christian boy band The Altar Boyz. They co-star with a machine called the Soul Sensor DX12, which attempts to save...

              • 'Whose Line Is It Anyway' Comedians Doing Two Shows In Connecticut

                'Whose Line Is It Anyway' Comedians Doing Two Shows In Connecticut

                Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood can’t stop clowning around — though they need your input on what exactly to be funny about. They were regulars on the original British version of the improv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway” in the early 1990s, then spent seven seasons on the American version, from...

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              • A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

                A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

                The unspoiled beauty of Maine, the freedom of sailing on open water and relaxation is what my wife Terri said for years would make for the perfect vacation. The enviable troika are finally checked off the bucket list as she experienced her favorite trip ever when we traveled throughout Maine’s...

              • Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

                Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

                Pet-friendly outings usually don’t include visits to museums, which are famously protective of their precious possessions. The newest museum in the gallery-packed Berkshires region of Massachusetts is a charming exception: a fun collection of artworks and artifacts about dogs — even some artworks...

              • Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

                Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

                An inordinate amount of confetti lined the streets of Philadelphia this winter after two championship parades celebrated the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win and the Villanova Wildcats’ victory as champions of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. The title-starved masses were sated. The nation’s...

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