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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes

    Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes
    In the movie theaters, films starring superheroes are drawing huge crowds. So it makes sense that one of Hollywood Boulevard's most popular tourist attractions is expanding this week to bring visitors a 4-D dose of superheroes. Madame Tussauds, next...
  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...
  • 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...
  • Congregation to host Israeli artisan event

    Congregation to host Israeli artisan event
    Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim is hosting an Israeli artisan event on Aug. 24. Jewelry, Judaica and other crafted items by Israeli artists will be on sale between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the temple, 1201 Lake Cook Road in Deerfield. The...
  • 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...