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  • 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 Connecticut River can't be beat," says Nicole Chalfant, Museum Curator for State Parks.  This "royal" retirement home has become an iconic site, nestled on an amazing piece of property overlooking the water.
  • Close-up on Westport

    Close-up on Westport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated. HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...

    Poems said to be handwritten by F. Scott Fitzgerald to be auctioned

    F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a sweet poem for actress Helen Hayes' daughter, Mary McArthur. Then, six years later, he penned her another one on the reverse of the same page that's, well, a little unsettling. Would you write to a 7-year-old about the "thumb-...

    Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad

    Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad
    A memorial celebration to honor the life and career of Cheshire Connecticut native Ron Palillo, best known as Horshack on TV’s "Welcome Back, Kotter" will be ob Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd St. in New York....

    Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'

    Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'
    Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from...