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  • Ray LaMontagne calls on Belle Brigade

    Ray LaMontagne calls on Belle Brigade
    For Barbara Gruska, half of brother-sister act The Belle Brigade, a stint as an in-demand touring musician opened the door to the duo's prominent road role with singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne. In addition to opening LaMontagne's show on Friday, July...
  • Author offers tips on 'Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket'

    When you're wondering what to do on those lazy summer days, you might give some thought to day-tripping: packing a picnic and heading out on the road in search of adventure. If you're not sure where to go or what to do in Connecticut, author Jan Mann has...
  • South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

    BEAUFORT, S.C. If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there is still plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort. This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has...
  • Ellington Senior Center news

    Blood Pressure Screenings and Diabetic Screenings with Visiting Nurse & Health Services of CT Inc. will be held Tuesday, July 22 at 1:30 p.m., Inc. No appointment required. This free program is offered the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 1:30...
  • Simsbury Wants To Be A 'Fan Favorite' Town

    Simsbury Wants To Be A 'Fan Favorite' Town
    SIMSBURY — Dominique Avery, co-chairwoman of the town's tourism committee, is asking residents to vote for Simsbury as a state Connecticut Fan Favorite town. "People tend to think of us as a boring bedroom community and we are anything but that,"...
  • To speak with God, press '6'

    Until recently, I didn't know it was possible to talk to God via voice prompts. Now I'm not so sure. My religious epiphany occurred in the midst of trying to locate the concierge at the Grand Wailea hotel, a Maui vacation destination that will play...
  • Hyundai recalls 58,000 Elantra Touring models over side-airbag concern

     
    Filed under: Budget, Wagon, Recalls, Hyundai, Canada Hyundai is recalling 58,000 Elantra Touring wagons, after it was discovered that a metal support bracket in the headliner could become dislodged when the side-curtain airbag deploys. If this happens,...
  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • Exploring Jewish history in Europe

    Rome, on the banks of the Tiber River not far from the Mediterranean Sea, is an excellent starting place to explore European Jewish history. Home to a Jewish community of 13,000 that has lived here since the second century B.C., the city offers many...
  • 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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary

    Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary
    If you're a senior about to shove off on your vacation, here are a few notes on the current state of senior travel. AIRLINES. Forget any special senior deals. The only airline with meaningful senior fares is Southwest, and its senior fares are good deals...