| Jan 13, 2009
No need to slip on a wet suit to visit underwater wildlife, simply spend a day at Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration. With more than 70 exhibits, children and adults get to explore the historical and scientific significance of more than 425...
| Jun 4, 2010
Roger Tory Peterson delighted in the birds that congregated outside the expansive windows of his Old Lyme house, especially the white-throated sparrows whose fall arrival kept his eyelids peeled by day and his mind troubled by night, fearful of a cold...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 8:02 PM
Residents in southeastern Connecticut are cleaning up after serious flooding threatened two dams in Stonington and nearly washed out two small bridges. Water levels rose dangerously high at the Aquarion dam on Jerry Brown Road in Stonington but the big...
| Mar 10, 2009
The slogan for Mystic Aquarium is: "Get closer than you ever thought possible." And you certainly can, from the "Ray Touch Pool," to the Beluga and Penguin "Encounters."
Mystic Aquarium is affiliated with the Sea Research Foundation, and works to...
| Apr 12, 2012
PIX11's Hilary Whittier explores a new exhibit at Mystic Aquarium. Bringing the legendary vessel's timeless history to life, "Titanic – 12,450 Feet Below" captivates minds with a glowing iceberg that is cold to the touch, a bi-level adventure area...
| May 25, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Back in his student days at the Yale School of Drama, Adam Richman, host of the Travel Channel's “Man v. Food,” was a regular at Modern Apizza (874 State St.; 203-776-5306, modernapizza.com), and would bring his mother there for a bite...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Thursday June 2
Parties: Like A Zoo Animal
Ever wanted to have an evening straight out of a crazy-party-themed music video? While tonight’s Penguin Party at Hard Rock Café Foxwoods might not come that close real diva debauchery, you will be...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:46 PM
On Friday the Shedd Aquarium will debut the latest addition to its whale family: an eight-week-old female Beluga Whale.
Her mother, Mauyak, gave birth on Aug. 27 to the calf, then 4 feet, 6 inches long and weighing 130 pounds. The calf has grown about...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:25 AM