| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com.
Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com.
Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles.
I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:32 AM
CASS, W. Va. — The Greenbrier River Trail is a gem.
It stretches 78 miles through a picturesque and surprisingly wild valley, next to a pretty stream, through forests and past open fields in the Allegheny Mountains of east-central West Virginia....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Time stands still for no one. Before long, we'll be shopping for fall fashions and school supplies. But there's time for a late-summer escape. We've come up with four destinations that, while you might never have heard of them, are engaging and...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:40 AM
CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line.
It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect.
But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:05 PM
I spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
| Aug 10, 2008
During my travels across the state, I've come across just one nature trail that passes through an abandoned train tunnel blasted under a hill. And that's the Shepaug Tunnel within Washington's 750-acre Steep Rock Reservation.
The tracks that once ran...
| Feb 4, 2009
| 11:09 AM
Experience the glory days of rail travel with Essex Steam Train & River Boats, featuring authentic steam trains and the Becky Thatcher River Boat.
The best part of steam train travel is the 1920's dining cars: The Meriden (1924), and The Wallingford(...