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Columbus Day

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  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...
  • Daytrippers: The Hartford Belle

    Daytrippers: The Hartford Belle
    The banks of the Connecticut River have a little known liquid asset. Looking for serenity now? The Hartford Belle is a 47-foot cruiser offering both exploration and relaxation. "This is a character boat built in 1992 to match the1920's era type...
  • Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport

    Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport
    Strolling the sidewalks of Mystic Seaport is always an educational treat, but, if you haven't seen the historic seaside village from the water, then you've missed the boat! "Our main goal at Mystic Seaport is to get everyone to take a boat ride," says...
  • READER SUBMITTED: At JTConnect, Learning Is Active...Explore What Interests You!

    Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings. JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...
  • Speak out

    Buy your own In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
  • Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis

    Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis
    Time is ticking. Summer will be gone before you know it, and with it many of those moments you thought you would remember all of your life, vanished by Columbus Day, replaced with a reel of different memories that will probably seem trivial. That's how...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Are holidays like the 4th more trouble than they're worth?

    I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second. If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...
  • Lake Zurich officials consider craft beer festival

    Lake Zurich officials consider craft beer festival
    Rock the Block may not be the only party in Lake Zurich this fall. A craft beer festival—the first of its kind in Lake Zurich—may take over Paulus Park on Columbus Day weekend in October---about a month after the Rock the Block festivities...
  • Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked

    Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked
    Today is Pi Day. Math nerds and geometry aficionados will be celebrating the mathematical constant that describes the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. For those who need a refresher: Take a circle that is 1 inch...
  • Italian dinner raises money for medical research

     Italian dinner raises money for medical research
    Once known mainly for helping newly-arrived immigrants from Italy, the Order of Sons of Italy in America now raises money for research into various diseases. Members of the Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin also appreciate good Italian food and...