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The Hartford CourantThree words I love to hear when people talk about my column: "I never knew." As in, "I drove/ran/biked/walked past this for years and I never knew it existed." The George and Woodward H. Griswold Preserve, operated by the Old Lyme Land Trust, is one...
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The wonderful Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme has brought back an exhibit that literally wowed the crowds three years ago. The Wee Faerie Village, which includes 33 hand-made, intricate dwellings hidden around the museum's property, opened last...
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The Hartford Courant"This is the jewel right here." With that simple statement, Christina Clayton, president of the Old Lyme Land Trust, summed up the group's newest addition: the John Lohmann Connecticut River Preserve. The land is a stunning patch of forest, stone walls,...
The Hartford CourantDuring one visit to Old Lyme's Champlain Farm, Bill and Bear — man and canine best friend — wrote, "Love this place!" On another trip, the pair observed "a little fog, almost spooky." On another early morning visit, the two found a bit of...
The Hartford CourantYup, that's me. I'm the guy with long sleeves and long pants out in wilderness in the dead of summer. Who the heck would wear long pants tucked into his socks with no skin exposed except his face, neck and hands when the temperature climbs into the 90s? A...
Tags: Symptoms, Human Interest, Human Body, Chills, Skin
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
“A World of Delight, Paintings by Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943)” will be at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, June 15. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibit also...
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The 92nd annual Elected Artist Exhibition will be presented at the Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, from Friday, April 26, to Sunday, June 9. This is “Studio” by Chrisopher Zhang. The opening reception will be Friday, May 3, from...
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There's a lot coming to Hartford-area museums this summer. Here's just a few of the biggest events: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will present “Virgil Marti / MATRIX 167” opening on Aug. 1. Marti’s...
Fresh Ayer Gallery presents work by members of the Shoreline Watercolor Workshop in an exhibit opening on Friday, April 19, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., and closing on Wednesday, May 8. The artists live in Old Lyme, Lyme, Essex, Niantic, Madison,...
Tags: Arts, Arts and Culture
“Prize Inside,” an exhibit of work by Old Lyme artist Bryan Gorneau, will be at Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London, from Saturday, March 16, when it opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., until Saturday, April 20. According to...
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