| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I'm not going to lie, I love the sun.
Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing. BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen. They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:17 AM
"Are we there yet?"
The question every parent dreads, but hears a million times in the car before usually ever coming close to their destination. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I figure I'd ask if there's any ideas for parents to make traveling...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:11 AM
"Can I borrow the car?"
I remember asking like it was yesterday. How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys, I'll never know. I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive. My dad taught me. He...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Memorial Day Weekend is always the kick-off of Summer Blockbuster season, so, we spent this afternoon at the movies, eating popcorn in front of Epic....a perfectly fine family film.
I say "fine" because we haven't really spoken about it since we left...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous.
According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced.
There are 24 vineyards on the...
| 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...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:06 AM
By Nate Owen
While early patches of warm weather have made it feel at times like summer is here, we’ve still got more than a month until the seasons change. Regardless, car show season is well underway, and with it comes the return of our weekly...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Hometown Broadway star Norm Lewis will join veteran country singer Emmylou Harris and nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow as headliners in a nearly three-week celebration of Orlando's new performing-arts center.
Dubbed the "Grand Premiere," next month'...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear.
The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:14 AM
On Friday, a night when Allentown’s new PPL Center was darkened by the cancellation of hit country music trio Rascal Flatts, things were heating up at Sands Bethlehem Event Center 10 miles away.
To kick off its fall season, the event center held a...