Amazing Abodes

03/07/16

Amazing Abodes

Castles, skyscrapers, spaceship houses and more, all around us!

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Editor's Note: Pleasant Surprises

03/02/16

Editor's Note: Pleasant Surprises

We were racing against time.   My wife and I had just left Carlsbad Caverns, and were on our way to the White Sands National Monument. Now well into the desert Southwest portion of our cross-country drive from the East Coast in December 2014, we had to get there before sundown, when cars are no longer allowed to enter the world’s largest gypsum dunefield.   Terrain began to change as we entered Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico’s high plains. As we gained in elevation, arid flatlands with little more than shrubs gradually gave way to rolling hills, streams and the greenery of trees. We were already several thousand feet above sea level. But we had no idea how much higher we’d be going.   That changed when we caught sight of a car...

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The Connecticut Critic Who Wasn't There

02/29/16

The Connecticut Critic Who Wasn't There

One of the strangest scandals in the history of movie reviews hit very close to home

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The Real ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

02/24/16

The Real ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

Proprietor of Windsor nursing home killed scores with poison

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Bikes for Kids in Old Saybrook Determined to Give Every Child a Bicycle

02/19/16

Bikes for Kids in Old Saybrook Determined to Give Every Child a Bicycle

The Old Saybrook-based nonprofit Bikes for Kids has been donating refurbished bikes to kids across Connecticut and beyond for nearly 30 years.

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