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  • Book For Bereaved Parents Provides Direction

    Book For Bereaved Parents Provides Direction
    Shortly after I wrote this Mommy Minute about Just Ordinary Moms, a group of women authors from the Granby area, I received an extremely poignant email.  Barbara Goldstein of Farmington wrote: I, too, along with many others like me, was once an...
  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • More Than 50 Wineries On Long Island Wine Trail

    More Than 50 Wineries On Long Island Wine Trail
    A short ferry ride from New London to Orient Point leads visitors to lush farmland with views of the ocean.  The Long Island Wine Trail has been growing since the 1970s and sports more than fifty wineries and 3000 acres of vines.   The vineyards are...
  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Circus Warehouse

    Circus Warehouse
    In the carnival atmosphere that is New York, hidden in an industrial neighborhood in Long Island City, Queens there is unassuming building that could be called center ring. It's a new venture called "Circus Warehouse", the high flying idea of actress...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jog New London

    Jog New London
    Typically, every week, I spend some time googling around the web, researching ideas for possible "DayTrippers" segments. During one of these sessions, I stumbled across a very cool site called "jognewlondon.com." It lists about a dozen jogging routes...
  • Empire Kayaks

    Empire Kayaks
    Suddenly, Stand-Up Paddling is everywhere! This hot, new sport was featured in a recent issue of "Coastal Living", my local paper...even my favorite sportswear catalog! So, in an effort to take you on an active and unique DayTrip, I thought, "Let's do it!...
  • Kamin: El Centro a visually stunning communal hub

    Consider yourself lucky the next time you're stuck in traffic on the Kennedy Expressway around Kimball Avenue: The delay will let you check out a visually arresting zebra of a building. Dedicated Tuesday, this boldly sculpted academic structure is an...
  • W&M's Ballard celebrates return with big play in Stony Brook win

    W&M's Ballard celebrates return with big play in Stony Brook win
    The play is called Double Arrow. It's a relatively safe throw-and-catch that's perfect for a two-minute drill, with time short and yardage necessary. Nine times out of 10, the receiver catches a quick pass between the hash mark and the sideline, spins...
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 1 de octubre del 1957: "En Dios confiamos" aparece en los billetes de un dólar Un nuevo diseño para el dólar con la inscripción "In God We Trust" salió de las imprentas, por primera vez, el 1 de octubre del 1957. También cambió...