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  • 'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish

    'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish
    As young children we are taught not to "touch anything" while at stores or restaurants or museums, but the latest exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk is breaking that rule big time. The aquarium's "Jiggle A Jelly" exhibit lets visitors safely...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Good Eats on the Go

    By Linda Giuca             Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R.  Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
  • 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...
  • HydroCycling In Old Saybrook

    HydroCycling In Old Saybrook
    Pass David Colvin's home office on Old Saybrook's Boston Post Road and you'll see a big pontoon vehicle bearing the words "HydroBike Tours"! Colvin, who has lived on Connecticut's beautiful shoreline for his entire life, is a personal trainer and...
  • Daytrippers: Kayaking In Rowayton

    Daytrippers: Kayaking In Rowayton
    Every few weeks, Mother Nature creates a showstopper in the sky. So, the owner of a Rowayton kayak shop decided to take advantage of this monthly spectacle. DownUnder Kayaking provides Full Moon Paddles for a few nights each month, May through September....
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
  • Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive

    Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive
    If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007. So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Singles Sailing Club Welcomes New Members

    The summer sailing season is in full swing and the Shoreline Sailing Club, under the leadership of a crew of five officers, has scheduled many events on the water. "Our club is composed of an active group of single people over the age of 35 who enjoy...
  • Boating's class act: Offshore Sailing School in Fort Myers

    Boating's class act: Offshore Sailing School in Fort Myers
    FORT MYERS, Fla. - Poor Robert Redford. If only he had gone to sailing school, the wayward yachtsman would have known not to cross the Indian Ocean solo with the wrong lifeboat. When a cargo container slashed the port side of his 39-foot yacht, he...