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  • The 34th Annual Sea Music Festival Takes Place This Weekend at Mystic Seaport

    The 34th Annual Sea Music Festival Takes Place This Weekend at Mystic Seaport
    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...
  • Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.

    Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.
    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...
  • The Market At Hartford 21 Quickly Becomes A Food Lover's Paradise

    The Market At Hartford 21 Quickly Becomes A Food Lover's Paradise
    Tweets and Facebook posts from the Market at Hartford 21 can be torturous at lunchtime if you're hungry and far from downtown Hartford. There's White Bean and Arugula Pizza with a lemon cream sauce, Chorizo and Escarole Soup; Veal Bolognese with rigatoni....
  • Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies
    Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
  • Why Can't Connecticut Organize a Statewide Compost?

    Why Can't Connecticut Organize a Statewide Compost?
    There's a new national effort underway by the grocery industry to do something about the ungodly amount of food Americans throw away, tens of millions of tons a year that end up as garbage in our already overflowing landfills or as incinerator smoke and...
  • Whale of a Deal

    Mystic Seaport is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan with free admission and festivities for visitors Saturday. Events include music, demonstrations, hands-on activities, lectures and tours of the ship. Get the...
  • Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered

    Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered
    Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life. But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
  • Try a picnic-style lobster dinner at Mystic Seaport's Lobster Days

    Try a picnic-style lobster dinner at Mystic Seaport's Lobster Days
    Enjoy the warm weather this weekend at Mystic Seaport's Lobster Days. From May 26-28, you can partake in a picnic-style lobster dinner, served by the Mystic Rotary Club. Single and twin lobsters are available for $21 and $37 respectively, in addition to...
  • Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut

    Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut
    Costume Shops Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent. Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
  • The Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival, June 7-10

    The Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival, June 7-10
    This year's Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport debuts two new features this year: A Sea Music Storytelling Stage and a Sea Music Contra Dance (Sat., June 9, 4-6 p.m.), in addition to a host of performances by the Mystic Seaport Chantey Staff...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...