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  • Winter Creature Cruises at The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk

    Winter Creature Cruises at The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk
    Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean you can't cruise. Bundle up and head down to the Maritime Aquarium to venture out into the soon-to-be-icy waters of Long Island Sound on the Oceanic research vessel in search of wildlife, the cutest of which are...
  • Sell Water To UConn? Or Flush It Away?

    In a state which has suffered a net loss of jobs for more than a decade, the potential for economic development at and around the University of Connecticut is welcome news. Like other major universities such as Michigan, Duke and Stanford, which spawned...
  • Connecticut Stuck In The Green Slow Lane

    The good news about Connecticut's environment is that it's not getting worse. The bad news is that it's not getting better. It's been static, more or less, for several years. The era of climate change demands a better effort. This middling-at-best...
  • 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...
  • A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound

    A Visit To An Old Estate On The Shores Of Long Island Sound
    Along Connecticut's highly developed shoreline, there are vast open places like Rocky Neck and Hammonasset state parks, but there are also the little-known treasures such as Farm River State Park and Grass Island. Add Madison's Garvan Trail to that...
  • A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States

    A Meriden Peak With A Giant Autumn View Of Three States
    Ah, Meriden's West Peak: The runner-up. The second-place finisher. The "Oh-this-isn't-Castle-Craig-it-must-be-the-other-way" turnaround spot. The Hanging Hills of Meriden – probably the best view in the state to which visitors can either hike or...
  • Clock Is Ticking On Plum Island Preservation

    Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline. But...
  • Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan

    Hurricane Sandy To Impact Michigan
    We've mentioned it for days, now we're already feeling the initial effects from Hurricane Sandy. West Michigan will likely see rain (and perhaps some snow showers mixing in at times) on Tuesday and Wednesday. The bigger issue will be the strong,...
  • Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected

     Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected
    Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted. The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...