| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Irish or not, there's plenty of opportunities for eating, day drinking and loving the color green!
Celtic Woman: Fri., Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, (203) 265-1501.
Green Bagels for St. Patrick’s...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Get into the holiday spirit this weekend:
23rd Annual Trees of Hope Holiday Spectacular: Dec. 1-Dec. 9, Long Wharf Maritime Center, 555 Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, rmh-ct.org.
Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours: Weekends Dec. 1-Dec. 27, every 15...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
While researching a column about the venerable 172-year-old whaling vessel Charles W. Morgan that was recently relaunched at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut after a restoration, I came upon a 1979 article in a yellowing Baltimore Sun library clip written by...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The tall ship Amistad, once Connecticut's ambassador, is becoming a symbol of mismanagement, lax oversight and tax dollars wasted.
It's good that the state ordered a five-year audit of the finances of the ship's operator, Amistad America; one is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven.
Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| May 28, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Jeffrey Sabol's maritime paintings are a reflection of his sea-time: from day-trips up the placid Housatonic River to years working on long-line fishing vessels. Now, Sabol, who makes his home in Westbrook, reflects on that same sea in Maritime New...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The 27th Annual Bethany Horse Show: June 2, 8 a.m. Bethany Airport, Amity Rd. (Rte. 63), Bethany, (203) 272-0142, bethanyhorseshow.org.
Celebrate Our Dixwell Pop-Up Festival: June 1, 12-6 p.m. 197 Dixwell Ave., New Haven.
Civil War Naval Encampment:...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's not really "unofficially" summer until Mystic Seaport hosts its Sea Music Festival. This year, the festival's 34th, the museum and other local venues will be full of the sounds of the sea from June 6-9. Performers featured at this year's festival...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The 172-year-old whaler Charles W. Morgan, the nation's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will emerge Sunday from an almost five-year, multimillion-dollar restoration effort headed by a former Marylander.
Like a proud papa, Quentin Snediker, shipyard...