| Jul 31, 2014
Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed. Within about a 10-minute drive, a visitor can reach three Connecticut wineries, Foxwoods Resort Casino and the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford should not be getting extra funding [July 25, Page 1, "$4 Million Grant To Aid Expansion"]. Mystic is the center of tourism in Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium is showing signs of decay. It should get the extra...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Amy Bloom, the best-selling Connecticut author beloved by readers and critics alike, will give a free talk on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, about her new novel, "Lucky Us" (Random House, $26). It's the story of...
| Jul 18, 2014
Eastern Connecticut's tourism council has unveiled a new, first of its kind website aimed at businesses and tourism professionals looking for resources in the eastern third of the state.
Industry.MysticCountry.com is the new website developed by the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The Charles W. Morgan whaleship, sailing on its first voyage since 1921, returned to its port of origin Wednesday — New Bedford, Mass.
The historic ship was built in and launched from New Bedford in 1841. The ship was last in there in November...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Salem native Brian Civitello is out to reshape the cheese industry. It's a whale of a task, one the proprietor of Mystic Cheese is pursuing through both his product and the way it's manufactured.
“I ran into the same problem time and time again...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Dan Meiser and James Wayman introduced themselves to Mystic in September 2011 by way of Oyster Club. Though diners quickly flocked to the unique sea-to-table restaurant for raw Noanks on the half shell and native Stonington fluke, others eventually...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:07 AM
When I think of coziness, my mind turns to the tiny log cabin from the children's classic, "Little House in the Big Woods," where little Laura and her pa, ma and sisters lived in the vast Wisconsin forest.
The house was a comfortable house. Upstairs,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When you're talking about reggae in Fairfield County, the first name that always comes up is Mystic Bowie. He was a member of the Tom Tom Club with Chris and Tina from the Talking Heads. He's buds with reggae king Toots Hibbert. And his...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven.
Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The 172-year-old whaler Charles W. Morgan, the nation's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will emerge Sunday from an almost five-year, multimillion-dollar restoration effort headed by a former Marylander.
Like a proud papa, Quentin Snediker, shipyard...