| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Imagination of Illumination
Runs from Dec. 1 to Jan. 5, 2013, Six Summit Gallery, 6 Summit St., Ivoryton, (860) 581-8332, sixsummitgallery.com
Bilbo Baggins is coming to Ivoryton. Well, actually, the artist who created the bestselling graphic...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Thanksgiving is one of the greatest, if not the best holiday this world has to offer. What other day of the year is solely based around eating one’s self into a food coma? While gorging is always great, the prep time and all the anxiety beforehand...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:15 AM
October can feel pretty magical, with fall in full swing and the approach of Halloween. Get all enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum with the exhibit Wee Faerie Village: In the Land of Picture Making. It's a family-friendly event where the museum's...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:00 PM
James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96.
James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:25 PM
It's not enough to just foster arts programming in schools. When our children take an interest or show a talent in the arts, their love and talent must also be fostered with care, opportunity and experience. The Shoreline Arts Alliance has hosted a juried...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:09 PM
"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,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Celebrate the days of fall in full Lyme Art Colony style this weekend at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. The museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction, to coincide with the full harvest moon. The event features live and silent...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:52 AM
Nancy Ackerman knows her crusts. As the owner and baking genius of 4 & Twenty Blackbirds, she elevates the first layer of each dessert to something sublime, starting with crushed graham crackers at the base of the cranberry orange cheesecake and key...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 1:45 PM
Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...
| Oct 22, 2010
Just as you can master a foreign language like Chinese, you can learn the language of interior design, says New York interior designer Alexa Hampton.
"In fact, when you look at a room, you're reading it," she says. "It's a vocabulary that you can learn."...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 12:05 AM
"It's all in the mix" was the refrain last weekend at the Interior Inspirations show in Old Lyme, a fund-raiser for the Child & Family Agency of Southeasatern Connecticut.
"The matchy-matchy thing is over," declared New York designer Larry Laslo. He...