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  • Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub

    Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub
    Over its more than 150-year history, the Gelston House in East Haddam has been a tavern, a fine dining establishment, an inn and always a spot that served up beautiful views of the Connecticut River with its meals. An institution in town second only...
  • Although The Existence Of Pirate Treasure Is Questionable, Rocky Hill's Bulkley Park Is A Jewel

    It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River. There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
  • Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker

    Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker
    Edward P. Bugnaski, a retired tool and die maker who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 28 of pneumonia at Menno Village, a Chambersburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 96. The son of Polish immigrants, Edward Paul Bugnaski was born in...
  • Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed

     Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed
    In the musical "The Most Happy Fella," an older, far-from-handsome man — an Italian immigrant who owns a Napa Valley vineyard — falls in love with a much younger and beautiful woman named Rosabella, a San Francisco waitress. The theme of...
  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • Nothing New About Unhappy Republicans

    The newspaper headline proclaimed that the Democrats did thus and such (details unimportant) and that their proposal "Angered the GOP." This is unalloyed tommyrot — and un-newsworthy to boot. One cannot anger modern Republicans: They are frothing...
  • Upscale Towns Courting Affordable Housing

    When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit. It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
  • Now's The Time To Use Try Out Those Snowshoes

    Now's The Time To Use Try Out Those Snowshoes
    No excuses. There is plenty of snow, the best in many years for snowshoeing. After all, the whole point of snowshoes is to make it possible to walk in deep snow. You received snowshoes for Christmas? Or maybe you got them for Christmas last winter,...
  • 50 Years Of Great Theater

    In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut. Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...
  • Another State Property Falls Into Ruin

    It remains a mystery why the state cannot protect vacant properties it owns. A costly mystery. The most recent example is the former Sunrise Resort in East Haddam, a 144-acre property along the pristine Salmon River that the state bought in 2009 for $3....