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  • The Redesigned Rehearsal

    The Redesigned Rehearsal
    Historically, rehearsal dinners have been an intimate restaurant affair for immediate family, wedding party members and their significant others, and the parents of any child attendants. However, in recent years, there has been a shift toward opening up...
  • Daytrippers: Seal Watching

    Daytrippers: Seal Watching
    If you missed seal season in Connecticut, don't worry!  There's still a chance to see these amazing creatures in one of our neighboring states!  While the harbor seals which visit us every winter have pretty much left by now, many have moved north to...
  • 9 meaningful big day ways to honor loved ones who have passed away

    9 meaningful big day ways to honor loved ones who have passed away
    1. Wendi Hroncich, founder of Seattle-based Ethereal Events, recommends wearing a treasured memento from your loved one, such as your mother’s pearls or your grandmother’s brooch. 2. Consider wrapping your bouquet with lace from your mother&...
  • Prioritize This: Three experts weigh in on what aspects most deserve your attention and dollars

    Prioritize This: Three experts weigh in on what aspects most deserve your attention and dollars
    Overwhelmed by the many (expensive!) details that go into mapping out a wedding and trying to figure out what to prioritize? Here, a bridal editor, wedding planner and real bride each share the top three things they think matter most – other than...
  • Daytrippers: Whale Watch

    Daytrippers: Whale Watch
    The Privateer IV is docked in Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the oldest seaports in the country. It is a high speed vessel, owned by 7 Seas Whale Watch and, every summer, visitors flock to it's decks to travel out into the open waters in hopes of...
  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Berries: How to choose, store and prepare

    Berries: How to choose, store and prepare
    Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War

    Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War
    Prior to Gettysburg, perhaps just three truly decisive battles had been fought on the North American continent — The British defeat of the French at Quebec in 1759; the 1777 defeat of the British by American forces at Saratoga; and the Battle of...
  • For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point

    For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point
    The first time Reggie Watts performed in Chicago, about five years ago, he sold 20 tickets. Chris Ritter, owner of the now-defunct Lakeshore Theater on Broadway, booked him on a tip from comedian Paul Provenza. But faced with a nearly empty house,...
  • Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start

    Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start
    The deadline for filing presidential fundraising reports closed Thursday, with officials from nearly every campaign predicting a relatively low dollar total compared with the historic highs at this time in the 2008 cycle. Campaign aides engaged in the...