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Three Weekends Of Fourth Of July 2018 Fireworks And Festivals

The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, which makes for the possibility of a long weekend on either side of the holiday. But for most of us, it most likely means just a single day off. Either way, we can celebrate our independence with fireworks, festivals and concerts nearly every day...

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  • World Cup Viewing At Casa Do Benfica

    World Cup Viewing At Casa Do Benfica

    Soccer fans gathered on Friday afternoon at Casa Do Benfica in New Britain to cheer on their favorite teams during the World Cup Portugal vs. Spain soccer game.

  • Festival of India

    Festival of India

    Hartford's Bushnell Park hosted the Festival of India Saturday, June 16. The festival featured the procession of the Lord Krishna on a wooden cart around the park as well as singing, dancing and a large vegetarian feast.  

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  • Goshen Fairgrounds To Host Tibet Fest

    Goshen Fairgrounds To Host Tibet Fest

    The culture of Tibet is celebrated at the Goshen Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, June 30 and July 1. The 14th annual Tibet Fest features music, dance, food, art, cultural education and hands-on activities, including the making of a sand mandala, a tattoo artist, calligraphy, wood carving, thangka...

      • ICYMI: School's Out, So Here Are 20 Ways To Keep The Kids Happy

        ICYMI: School's Out, So Here Are 20 Ways To Keep The Kids Happy

        We’ve been pulling together a lot of stories on things to do this summer, many of them family friendly and kid-specific. We've gathered them all in one place for you, so bookmark this link and come back often because we’ll be adding to it through September.

          • 25-Plus Popular Ice Cream Spots In Connecticut

            25-Plus Popular Ice Cream Spots In Connecticut

            Winter’s finally over, and it’s time to scream for ice cream. Fill your summer with treats from these Connecticut sweet spots, featuring farm-fresh ingredients, crazy flavors and decadent toppings. Here’s a look at 25-plus ice cream shops around the state. (Many shops offer vegan or dairy-free...

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          • A Mesmerizing 'Merchant Of Venice' As Arts & Ideas Hits Its Stride

            A Mesmerizing 'Merchant Of Venice' As Arts & Ideas Hits Its Stride

            The International Festival of Arts & Ideas continues to nail the cool summer concept of casual high culture. Events are comfortable, jazzy, confrontational and intellectual. One of this year’s big draws, Karin Coonrod’s production of “The Merchant of Venice,” plays through Saturday. This mind-expanding,...

          • Classic Horror Movies In Double Features In Bristol

            Classic Horror Movies In Double Features In Bristol

            The summer “Hollywood at the Bijou” film series presented by Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in Bristol is full of scares and thrills, with four events of horror and suspense movies being shown with classic cartoon shorts. All the screenings are shown on two consecutive days, on Fridays at...

          • Hot, Timely 'On Your Feet!' Delivers Estefans' Indomitable Spirit

            Hot, Timely 'On Your Feet!' Delivers Estefans' Indomitable Spirit

            ‘On Your Feet!” is no mean feat. The Broadway musical about the pop phenomenon Gloria Estefan and her producer/musician husband Emilio Estefan sets itself a difficult task. It tells stories of hardship, injury, recovery, tough family issues, racism and oppression. In between, it erupts in wild...

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          • 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...

          • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

            When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

            For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

          • Walking in Memphis, visitors retrace Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps

            Walking In Memphis, Visitors Retrace MLK's Steps

            Shortly after noon, as Sunday services at Memphis’ abundant churches conclude, another gathering of the faithful is getting underway at a restaurant popular for its soul food.

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