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  • Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture

    Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture
    News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
  • Our Picks: May the 4th Events Around New Haven

    Our Picks: May the 4th Events Around New Haven
    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....
  • Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven
    Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com. Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...
  • Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday

    Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday
    Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...
  • Florence Griswold Museum Offers a Winter Wonderment Weekend

    Florence Griswold Museum Offers a Winter Wonderment Weekend
    Get the family out of the house this weekend. Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum hosts a Winder Wonderment Weekend on Feb. 9 and 10. On both days, visitors will be able to view the museum's newest exhibit, Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North. Hands-on...
  • The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    American photographer Walker Evans left an indelible mark on this country's history with his striking images of squalor and poverty during the Great Depression. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme will be exhibiting some of Evans' most famous pieces,...
  • The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans Through Jan. 29, 2012, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542   "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." So advised Walker Evans (1901-1975), who knew...
  • 'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally

    'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally
    Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...
  • The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8

    The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8
    The post-Thanksgiving season has barely begun, but those of you itching for a bit of Christmas cheer can scratch it this week. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme celebrates in style with its annual festival The Magic of Christmas, A Holiday...
  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • Moo Better

    The Milford food scene gets beefed up with the fourth location (joining those in West Hartford, Glastonbury and Simsbury) of Plan B Burger Bar (1638 Boston Post Road, Milford; 860-231-9928, planbburger.com), set to open this week. Plan B boasts a menu...