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  • Wonderful 'Wee Faerie Village' Opens With A Steampunk'd Twist

    Wonderful 'Wee Faerie Village' Opens With A Steampunk'd Twist
    Living on the shoreline, we have been lucky enough to take part in many wonderful events at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, a beautiful place that sparks kids' imaginations with wonderful exhibits, featuring artistic Christmas trees and...
  • 'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • News of the Weird: Worth the Commute

    News of the Weird: Worth the Commute
    Downtown London residences are known to be staggeringly expensive, but media blogger Sam Cookney calculated in October just how much. Cookney said he can live in an upscale apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and commute almost every workday to London (700...
  • 'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College

    'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College
    There are few films in which time barrels forward as relentlessly as in Aleksandr Sokurov's Russian Ark, and yet there are also few where it swirls so mysteriously. The forward motion comes from Sokurov's famous record-breaking filming method —...
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main St. Hartford (860) 278-2670 wadsworthatheneum.org 2) New Britain Museum of American Art   3) The Mark Twain House and Museum  
  • Entertaining the Kids on a Budget

    Cabin fever has taken over our house! I can't wait for that first warm spring day when we can just go and play on the swings or go for a walk!Until then, I know it can be a challenge to entertain the kids, especially on a budget, or no budget for that...
  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    Small Bites >>Tuscany Grill in Middletown has added a fall menu. Signature entrees include herb chicken, pan-seared scallops, grilled salmon and grilled pork tenderloin. Entrée prices range from $19 to $25.Tuscany Information: 860-346-7096 and tuscany-...
  • Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.  Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
  • Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns

    Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns
    If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme.  Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the...
  • Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science

    Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science
    If you think you've "been there, done that," think again. Four years ago, a 23-thousand square foot addition was built onto Boston Children's Museum, filling this iconic spot with even more imagination, inspiration and science.  Founded by teachers...