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Where Are The Scares?: Halloween Fun In Connecticut

It's time to be afraid, very afraid. Or not. Take your pick from these Halloween and fall-inspired events for the month of October. Halloween Happenings The Sleepy Hollow Experience: Sept. 27 through Oct. 29, Wednesday through Sunday nights, Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Mass. Guests will...

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  • 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...

  • Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

    Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

    Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds and getting in your steps. Activate the "Health" app on your iPhone, don a light jacket, unleash your inner multitasker and you're good to go. Powered by the same GPS technology...

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  • A Fun, Successful 'Avenue Q' At Playhouse On The Park

    A Fun, Successful 'Avenue Q' At Playhouse On The Park

    It was amusing to arrive at Playhouse on Park for "Avenue Q" and hear the theater touting an upcoming "Young Professionals Night." There were smartly dressed, bright-eyed "young professionals" milling in the lobby, and one of them even introduced the performance. Oh, what the denizens of "Avenue...

  • Haunted Houses In Connecticut

    Haunted Houses In Connecticut

    Creeperum Haunted House: Sept. 29 through Oct. 31, Friday through Sunday (plus Oct. 30 and 31). 41R Marne St., Hamden. $20 advance general admission; $25 at the door door; $33 advance V.I.P Speed Pass (cut to the front of the line); $40 at door V.I.P Speed Pass (cut to the front of the line). Not...

  • 'Tuesdays With Morrie' Canceled, Marc Maron Coming To The Bushnell

    'Tuesdays With Morrie' Canceled, Marc Maron Coming To The Bushnell

    The Educational Theatre Association has determined the most-produced plays and musicals at high schools nationwide during the 2016-17 school year. More than 25,000 schools were surveyed. The data was expanded for this year's study to include attendance at these shows: 49.4 million! "The Addams...

  • Halsey Performing At Mohegan Sun

    Halsey Performing At Mohegan Sun

    Singer and pop star Halsey released her second record, "Hopeless Fountain Kingdom," earlier this year. Like her first, it's a concept album, based, in this case, on her own breakup with a partner and partly on the Romeo and Juliet story. Halsey has a pleasing voice with a hint of husk and rasp...

    • Despacito's Luis Fonsi To Perform At Foxwoods

      Despacito's Luis Fonsi To Perform At Foxwoods

      Luis Fonsi's song "Despacito" is ubiquitous, with its opening flamenco flourishes, cumbio feel and its celebration of taking it slow. On YouTube you can watch videos of Anglophone Americans intentionally mangling the Spanish of the song's chorus. Or you can simply watch the video for the song,...

      • Kid Cudi Coming To Oakdale

        Kid Cudi Coming To Oakdale

        Kid Cudi is a hip-hop artist, actor and performer who doesn't stay put. He keeps changing while everybody else is saming, it seems. The Ohio rapper and sometime singer was embraced by Kanye West, then there were public spats and resolutions with Kanye, same with Drake, minus the resolutions. Cudi...

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