| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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 —...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 AM
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,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Long Island Sound's native oyster, the Eastern oyster, is crucial for mataining the delicate, underwater ecosystem off the Connecticut coast. As it feeds, it recycles nutrients and cleans the water. And it's delicious too. A new exhibit Oysters, Pearls of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Over the last nine years of motherhood, I have had so many important moments with my boys thanks to books. When they were little, we would snuggle together and read board books until the pages were worn. In fact, I recently put a bin of these in the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus. The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:07 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:42 AM
*"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" at the Bushnell Theatre
Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss? This musical will be playing in Hartford November 20th through the 25th.
*"Polar Express 4D" at Mystic Aquarium
This sounds fabulous! Santa will be on...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:28 AM
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...