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  • A Winter Visit To The Iconic Shack Of Guilford's Grass Island

    A Winter Visit To The Iconic Shack Of Guilford's Grass Island
    "Motif Number 1" is perhaps the quintessential seaside shack of them all. The barn red fishing shack sits at the end of a pier jutting out into the middle of a busy Rockport, Mass. harbor. Multicolored lobster buoys hang haphazardly from its clapboards...
  • Stronger Laws Needed To Rebuild Fisheries

    For centuries, coastal communities in New England have relied upon a rich connection to the ocean and its bounty. Finfish such as cod and shad have supplied us with food, recreation and livelihoods for generations. At The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, one...
  • James M. Cain's 'Paradise'

    James M. Cain's 'Paradise'
    Return to David L. Ulin's review of this essay. PARADISE I shall attempt, in this piece, an appraisal of the civilization of Southern California, but it occurs to me that before I begin I had better give you some idea what the place looks like. If you...
  • Restaurant review: Aw shucks, it's pure bliss at L&E Oyster Bar

     Restaurant review: Aw shucks, it's pure bliss at L&E Oyster Bar
    I'm crazy for oysters, always have been. At Hog Island Oysters near Bodega Bay, I've been known to down three or four dozen at a time, all shucked, slowly, by me. Wherever I'm headed, you can be sure I've got the oyster bars mapped out ahead of time. So...
  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • Seeing Long Island Sound Without Getting Your Feet Wet

    By PETER MARTEKA,pmarteka@courant.com With Memorial Day – the unofficial start of summer - finally upon us after an Ice Age-like winter and a soggy, cloudy spring, Long Island Sound may be the hot destination this weekend. But with water...
  • June 3, 2011

    June 3, 2011
    I grew up in the Midwest and recognize the weather conditions that can cause tornadoes. It was hot and extremely humid Wednesday and a cold front was sweeping toward the East Coast. This system had spawned violent weather in the Midwest, so all that day,...
  • Using music to unite

    Using music to unite
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jerry Berkowitz, cantor at Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors. Q: How do you work out your official positions at one synagogue while serving as cantor at...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...
  • Gathering Of The Vibes: A Fun, Strange Weekend Trip

    Gathering Of The Vibes: A Fun, Strange Weekend Trip
    Let there be no confusion on the matter. As of Sunday evening the vibes are now legitimately, painstakingly gathered. It took one very long and very hot four-day weekend to complete a mission that demanded ample peace, music and hula-hoops, regardless...
  • New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11

    New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11
    On Sept. 11, 2001, Dalton Ghetti was on his way to work from his home in Bridgeport when he heard about a plane crashing into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. When he got to his office job in Wilton, he watched on TV as the second plane...