| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Enjoy bivalves with a view at the first annual OysterFest on Enders Island in Mystic Saturday, with food, drink and live jazz.
The festival features tastings from sponsor restaurants Oyster Club, Bravo Bravo, Cavey's Restaurant, Captain Daniel Packer...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 AM
Oyster Club, 13 Water Street, Mystic, hosts a “Bubbles, Bourbon and BBQ” dinner Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The menu features barbecue-influenced cuisine by executive chef James Wayman, a native of North Carolina.
Courses and pairings:
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:11 AM
The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history. Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank. "It's one of six...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Once again the Noank Foundry Artist Studios will open their doors for its annual Art Open House on Saturday, Dec. 14,10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15, 12-5 p.m.
Always a festive community event, the open house and sale celebrates local creative talents...
| Oct 22, 2013
Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other.
Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
| Aug 22, 2013
The scent of garlic and herbs hits you first, followed by the unmistakable comforting aroma of freshly baked bread. Guests tend to linger at Quercibella in New Hartford, the restaurant's owners say, and it's easy to see why.
The cozy space overlooking...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:12 AM
David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:15 AM
America's Farmstand (americasfarmstand.com), gracefully takes the concept of the farmers market into the future, utilizing technology to aid in the process of obtaining fresh, sustainable foods. And whereas traditionally you've got to drive, walk or...
| Jul 23, 2009
One of the rituals of summer is going out for a lobster roll. We had matinee tickets to a play reading at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford on a Sunday, so after the show we drove over to Costello's Clam Shack in Noank Village.
It's just down the...
| Aug 4, 2009
Sam Varma arranges the classroom's projector screen, promising that this video will be "wild." It shows a hapless seal about to get eaten in the ocean.
Then, a twist! The seal lunges in the air, pivots, narrowly avoiding the gaping jaws of a great...