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Memorial Day

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  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    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,...
  • Tips for Traveling with the Kids

    Tips for Traveling with the Kids
    "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...
  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "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...
  • 'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!

    'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!
    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...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    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...
  • CT Wine Trail Kicks Off Summer Season This Memorial Day Weekend

    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...
  • 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...
  • It's Cruisin' Season

    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...
  • Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris

     Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris
    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'...
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    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...
  • REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more

    REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more
    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...