| Feb 1, 2011
| 10:59 AM
Visit Vivo Seasonal Trattoria at the Marriott Hartford Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd., for a four-course dinner on Sunday, Feb. 13 or Monday, Feb14.
The restaurant, which serves Mediterranean food and has an Italian wine bar, will begin seating on both...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
This weekend marks the closing of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts' annual Senior Studio Exhibition 2012. It's the culmination of the year-long program all seniors participate in, where they develop works with continuous input from their professors.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Luanne Rice is reading and signing at R.J. Julia Booksellers tonight. Expect a lively discussion, since her new book Little Night takes a sharp turn from her accustomed nature scenes and seaside couplings.
There’s plenty of emotional turmoil in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Reward yourself for just existing in this summer heat with a treat that seamlessly blends comfort food with a summer seafood staple: lobster macaroni and cheese. It's gooey and chewy and hits all of the spots.
Ancient Mariner, 21 W. Main St., Mystic,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Exit 29 off Route 91 North is a disaster - I try and avoid it in bad weather.
- Anonymous, Mansfield
The intersection at Cook Avenue and Hanover Street in Meriden is extremely dangerous. There are accidents there regularly. Both streets turn into...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The post-Thanksgiving season has barely begun, but those of you itching for a bit of Christmas cheer can scratch it this week. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme celebrates in style with its annual festival The Magic of Christmas, A Holiday...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Patricia Spratt for the Home, 60 Lyme St., Old Lyme, a wholesale business specializing in high-end table linens, opens Thursday through Saturday for its annual holiday warehouse sale. Located in the picturesque historic district of Old Lyme, the company...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:40 AM
SWEET… where Dessert meets Music, Dec. 3, 7-10 p.m., $35 per person/$60 per couple, Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-7802, bringourmusicback.org.
We think there aren't enough combinations of things we already love in...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is giving us a brief window this month to check out the work of its students. The 2011 Student Holiday Art Sale takes place from Dec. 9-18, open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Original works in various media will be...