Wicked Winter Storms From Connecticut's Past

01/03/14

Wicked Winter Storms From Connecticut's Past

As we suffer through the first storm of the season, here's an opportunity to look back on some memorable blizzards in Connecticut's history.

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"Through a Different Lens: Three CT Women Photographers" Offers a New Perspective

01/02/14

"Through a Different Lens: Three CT Women Photographers" Offers a New Perspective

Connecticut history from a women's perspective is on display in this new exhibition at the Connecticut Historical Society.

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2014 Marks a Century From a Year That Changed the World, 1914

12/30/13

2014 Marks a Century From a Year That Changed the World, 1914

While World War I dominated the news, in other world affairs, the Panama Canal was officially opened after a decade of work--and Babe Ruth made his debut with the Red Sox.

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Celebrating the Origin of Santa and Three Centuries of Christmas at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield.

12/20/13

Celebrating the Origin of Santa and Three Centuries of Christmas at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield.

      The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield has a knack for bringing history to life, and Christmas is a perfect time to exhibit its talents. The museum’s three period homes are currently decked in holiday splendor with doors open for tours through Jan. 6.       According to Julie Winkel, part of the museum’s creative team headed by executive director Charles T. Lyle, this year’s holiday display was inspired by renowned artist Thomas Nast’s images of a “modern-day” friendly Santa who traveled by sleigh propelled by eight flying reindeer. “When Clement Moore penned the words, ‘Twas the night before Christmas…’ in 1822,'  he could not have imagined the...

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Beyond the New Township: Wooster Square

12/02/13

Beyond the New Township: Wooster Square

There's more to Wooster Square than just world-class pizza.

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