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  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...
  • Daytrippers: Whale Watch

    Daytrippers: Whale Watch
    The Privateer IV is docked in Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the oldest seaports in the country. It is a high speed vessel, owned by 7 Seas Whale Watch and, every summer, visitors flock to it's decks to travel out into the open waters in hopes of...
  • Infiniti EX35

    Ask Nissan, the parent company for Infiniti, to define the EX35 and you’ll hear many of the current buzzwords that are ricocheting around the auto industry: stylish; sport coupe-inspired; crossover flexibility, and user-friendly functional utility....
  • Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse
    The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history.  Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank.  "It's one of six...
  • Touring The New Yankee Stadium

    Touring The New Yankee Stadium
    It's now the House that Steinbrenner (and New York taxpayers) Built, part coliseum and part baseball cathedral. It';s Yankee Stadium 2.0, built on the everlasting foundation of Gehrig and Ruth, Dimaggio, Mantle and Maris, Jeter and Rivera. Visitors line...
  • California's redwoods: In the land of the giants

    California's redwoods: In the land of the giants
    It was the first full day of my redwood country road trip, about 180 miles north of San Francisco. John Stephenson was showing me his drive-through tree, a 315-foot beauty that's the pride of Leggett. A storm had just roared through. Raindrops...
  • In Baraboo, the circus is always in town

    In Baraboo, the circus is always in town
    Let's begin with the obvious, and most pressing, question: How in the name of Jumbo the Elephant (he's real — look it up) did a south-central Wisconsin town of 12,000 become the circus capital of the world? It all goes back to five brothers...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
  • Biking the Keys

    Biking the Keys
    Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
  • Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group
    Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans. He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours

    Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours
    When Ann Marohn led the first tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park 40 years ago, she entered through a garage on the building's south side. Green shag carpets, water-damaged walls and uneven floors greeted visitors inside. "All...