| May 12, 2011
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2010
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
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.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:15 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...