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  • Met Live On Big Screen Starts With 'Eugene Onegin'

    Met Live On Big Screen Starts With 'Eugene Onegin'
    The Metropolitan Opera's phenomenally popular series of "The Met: Live in HD," of live and recorded performances of legendary operas by some of the world's greatest opera stars, begins its 2013-2014 season this week in cinemas nationwide, including 14...
  • A View Of The Sea For All To See

    Connecticut is not exactly known for having long, walkable stretches of shoreline. Not unless you want to be arrested for trespassing on someone's private beach or jetty. But there is a place where you can walk along a beach on Long Island Sound for more...
  • The Stone Arch Bridges Of Wadsworth Falls State Park

    The Stone Arch Bridges Of Wadsworth Falls State Park
    In Connecticut, the robin is the state bird, "Yankee Doodle" is the state song, the mountain laurel is the state flower and, of course, the sperm whale is the state mammal. And if there was ever a state bridge, I would go with the stone arch. Dating...
  • Connecticut Theaters Showing Grateful Dead Film "Sunshine Daydream" on Aug. 1

    What's being promoted as "the most highly sought after Grateful Dead show captured on film" will run simultaneously in HD at theaters around the country on August 1, including nine cinemas in Connecticut, according to a Fathom Events press release....
  • The Sweet Scent Of Spring And The Highs And Lows Of Hiking In Cheshire

    The Sweet Scent Of Spring And The Highs And Lows Of Hiking In Cheshire
    For most shoppers, when they hit the mall or grocery store, the sweetest five words are: buy one, get one free. This week, I offer not one but two suggestions for hikes in Cheshire Рone that takes you to some of the bedding plant capital of...
  • A Trip Along The Tops Of Jericho's Ledges In Old Lyme

    A Trip Along The Tops Of Jericho's Ledges In Old Lyme
    Growing up, I was never one to stay on the trail. Family hikes consisted of my parents saying: "Oh, kids, look at that bird," "Oh, kids, look at that rare plant," and "Where did Peter go?" And 40-something years later, not much has changed. Especially...
  • Former Girl Scout Camp Now Berlin's Hatchery Brook Conservation Area

    Former Girl Scout Camp Now Berlin's Hatchery Brook Conservation Area
    As flags were raised into the blue sky during the dedication ceremony for Camp Meribrite on a June day in 1966, the hope was many would "enjoy the beauty and contentment" of the Girl Scout day camp "now and into the future." And although that beauty has...
  • A Journey To A Windswept Island In Goodwin State Forest

    A Journey To A Windswept Island In Goodwin State Forest
    Maybe it's because I read "Treasure Island" too many times as a kid. Or maybe it was the islands of grass -- known as "witches heads" -- we would hop across as kids to get to the other side of the swamp. Whatever the reason, I love islands. Whether I...
  • Farmington's Winding Trails Finds New Use For Trees Damaged By October 2011 Snowstorm

    Farmington's Winding Trails Finds New Use For Trees Damaged By October 2011 Snowstorm
    For many of us, the October snowstorm of 2011 is a bad memory: Power was out for days and thousands of trees were toppled or damaged. Winding Trails, a nonprofit organization offering recreational programs and day camps in Farmington, was one of many...
  • Crime & Punishment: UConn's New Logo Leads to Controversy

    Crime & Punishment: UConn's New Logo Leads to Controversy
    Wayne Winston has been in a four-year battle to wrestle leadership of the Bridgeport chapter of the NAACP, alleging financial improprieties on the part of its current president. Recently, he petitioned the state NAACP to take over the chapter. Coverage of...
  • A Country Estate In The Heart Of The Litchfield Hills

    This column is for all of you who dream of having a little country estate. A place where you can walk along stone walls braced by giant maple trees every few feet. A place where you can roam across seemingly endless fields with views of the...