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  • The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners

    The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners
    There are hordes of people eating in Connecticut farm fields this summer. They're eating next to pumpkin patches and beside rows of tomatoes, sunflowers, beans and peppers. And the food they're scarfing down like hunger-crazed locusts was pulled out...
  • Our Favorite New Haven-Area Parks

    Our Favorite New Haven-Area Parks
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual   Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform. Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman...
  • Charles Island: Connecticut's Buried Treasure Hunting Grounds

    Charles Island: Connecticut's Buried Treasure Hunting Grounds
    When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty. Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
  • Lobster Season Shut Down In The Sound

    For the first time, lobster season in Long Island Sound will be shut down for most of the fall. From Sunday through Nov. 28, it will be illegal to trap lobsters there. The move is a sad one for Connecticut's already struggling fishing industry, but it's...
  • In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead

    In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead
    It was a good plan. I would explore Maromas, Middletown's last frontier, in search of the remnants of a village that was swallowed up in the 1950s by the construction of the Connecticut Advanced Nuclear Engineering Laboratory – the predecessor of...
  • Save Plum Island From Development

    Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off. Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
  • Why Not Help Clean Up the Long Island Sound Coastline This Weekend?

    If you're looking for something satisfying to do outdoors this weekend, why not join in the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday. The non-profit group Save the Sound and its partners (including Bank of America) will be working at 17 sites along the...
  • Some Experts Are Concerned About Jellyfish Taking Over the Long Island Sound

    Some Experts Are Concerned About Jellyfish Taking Over the Long Island Sound
    Jellyfish are about to take over the oceans! Mass "blooms" will destroy fisheries, clog nuke plant intakes, ruin beaches! Long Island Sound, with its warming waters and high nitrogen pollution, is a prime candidate for the Jellyfish Apocalypse! Or not....
  • Seaweed Farming in the Connecticut Sound Could Help Grow the Economy

    Seaweed Farming in the Connecticut Sound Could Help Grow the Economy
    A 21st century riddle for you: What's slimy, green and brown, sometimes smelly and disgusting, but also a potentially wonderful anti-pollution tool that's good to eat and could turn into an economic pot of gold for Connecticut? The answer, of course, is...
  • The Lobstercraft Food Truck Offers Fresh Lobsters, Boat to Bun

    The Lobstercraft Food Truck Offers Fresh Lobsters, Boat to Bun
    Like many a lobsterman in the year 2012, Captain William Michael Harden discovered he needed a new business plan. Lobsters never recovered after the die-off in 1999, and he couldn't sell the 1,000 a day he needed to make a profit. When he came home from...
  • A Laser Rainbow Will Be Projected From East Rock For Four Nights Next Week

    A Laser Rainbow Will Be Projected From East Rock For Four Nights Next Week
    Site Projects is a New Haven non-profit that commissions internationally-acclaimed artists to create temporary, free visual art in the city's public spaces. In 2010, the group was responsible for the 110-foot-tall, trippy, orange, dimension-defying...