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  • Lesser, Kleckowski Vie For 100th Houst District Seat In Middletown

    Democratic State Rep. Matt Lesser is running for his third term in the 100th House District in November, and will be challenged this year by Republican Deborah Kleckowski, a common council member currently in her second term. The 100th District currently...
  • 10/12/2012-An Apple A Day

    10/12/2012-An Apple A Day
    Pardon me while I change the subject from politics to something, anything, else. How about apples. Do you like apples? That mild winter we had last year fooled the apple trees into blooming early and then, pow, along came a frost in April that killed...
  • Ukulele Advocate: Uke Society

    Ukulele Advocate: Uke Society
    When I started playing uke a decade ago, it was a solitary pursuit. (Pursuke?) The phrase I remember hearing a lot when I was arranging ukulele shows at Café Nine was “Oh, he’ll play. He’s got a ukulele in the closet.” Nobody was...
  • Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing

    Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing
    Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
  • Cherubic Folksinger Melanie Returns With a Show at Infinity Hall

    Cherubic Folksinger Melanie Returns With a Show at Infinity Hall
    Melanie Thurs., Nov. 1, Infiinity Music Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, (866) 666-6306, infinityhall.com   I've had people make fun of me because I like Melanie. Seriously, good friends, co-workers, even in-laws have ridiculed me for...
  • Onyx Spirits Company Takes Connecticut Moonshine Into the 21st Century

    Onyx Spirits Company Takes Connecticut Moonshine Into the 21st Century
    Sweaty outlaw-types laboring over backyard stills. Fake drawers and secret compartments. Beat cops who look like Sean Connery, bribes, speakeasies, secret knocks, mobsters and weird afflictions like blindness and "jake leg." Moonshine 101, right?...
  • Some Amish find safety triangles too blingy

     
    Amish safety triangles: A Kentucky lawmaker has introduced a bill that seeks to find a workaround for an ultraconservative Amish branch that is bucking state law by refusing to affix orange safety triangles on their horse-drawn buggies on the grounds that...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Parks & Beaches

    Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform. Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman Pkwy. and Crescent St., 203-946-8027. 63 acres of natural areas...
  • Use Caution On Trails And In Parks This Weekend

    Whenever I am out in the woods, I always think I'm going to become one of those victims of fate or Murphy's Law. There is a tree leaning over the trail up ahead, so when I walk under it, the tree will fall on my head. Or the rickety, old trail bridge...
  • Memories Of A Favorite Tree Come Crashing Down

    Whether you grew up in the city or out in the country, most everyone has a memory of their favorite tree. For me, it was the sugar maple in my front yard where a rusty nail that once held a syrup bucket stuck out and a large branch angled up like a...
  • Remembering Loved Ones Lost On 9/11

    Remembering Loved Ones Lost On 9/11
    GARRY LOZIER, 47, OF DARIEN [Kathy Lozier of Darien, wife] My son was 10 at the time, and it was his first day at a new school. It was a tense morning. We waited for the bus at the end of the driveway, and I had to get my daughter on a bus as well. I...