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Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000.
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000. « Show less

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  • The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves

    The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves
    I had been summoned to the Indian Council Caves. Actually any adventure with the word "Indian" draws me into the woods in search of it. But the trip to the Indian Council Caves of Barkhamsted was different. It felt more like a journey into the past...
  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven
    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....
  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford
    Trail of Terror, 60 N. Plains Hwy, Wallingford. $10-$20. Not recommended for children under age 10. Hours: Opens at approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27 & Nov. 1 and 2. Information: trailofterror.com. Graveyard Shift Ghost...
  • Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County

    Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County
    32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
  • Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond

    Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond
    It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head. July 3 Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com. Danbury:...
  • Historic West End House Gets A Modern Makeover

    The history of the oldest house in Hartford's West End is all about the extreme makeover. First, the Elisha Wadsworth House, built in 1828, was an inn facing Albany Avenue. Then, in the early 1900s, it was turned to face Prospect Avenue and converted to...
  • A camp for every child

    A camp for every child
    When it comes to booking a specialized camp for your special child, the earlier the better. Some schedules are already filled, such as the unique camp for those with MSUD, a rare metabolic problem known as maple syrup urinary disease, at Vee Bar Ranch...
  • Taking a nostalgic ride on the world's oldest roller coasters

    Taking a nostalgic ride on the world's oldest roller coasters
    Reporting from Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pa.-- My current  travels across the great American roller-coaster belt will put me aboard five of the oldest operating coasters in the world, including the very oldest at little Lakemont Park here in Altoona....
  • Our Picks: Five Scary Halloween-Time Events Around Hartford

    Our Picks: Five Scary Halloween-Time Events Around Hartford
    Now's the time to scare the bejesus out of yourself and others. Here's five ways to make that happen. 1) Gallery of Horrors, Oct. 25-28, opens 6 p.m., $5-$10 (metal bands play on Saturday), Vernon Community Arts Center, 709 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon,...
  • The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

    The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce
  • Chris Russo confirms recent feud with Mike Francesa

     
    Click below for the complete transcript of Chris Russo's opening monologue on WFAN this afternoon, in which he confirms that he and Mike Francesa feuded for much of the spring, reiterates that both hosts are under contract and confirms again......