Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

09/08/14

Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

AIA Connecticut, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has added to the appeal of its People’s Choice Award program this year by creating a new category that should prove popular. It’s called Connecticut Treasures.

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Rentable Style in Simsbury Makes Wedded Bliss a Little More Affordable

08/28/14

Rentable Style in Simsbury Makes Wedded Bliss a Little More Affordable

Lady Slipper Affairs & Events offers a variety of wedding services including set up, tear down, design consultation and event decoration rentals.

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'House Hunters' Finds Dream Home for One Connecticut Couple; Aired Saturday

08/21/14

'House Hunters' Finds Dream Home for One Connecticut Couple; Aired Saturday

Erin and Eric Harkrader found their dream home courtesy of HGTV's "House Hunters." Their episode aired Saturday, August 23.

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Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

08/19/14

Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Annette Erzen got the garden retreat of her dreams thanks to her son and 34 reclaimed windows.

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Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

08/12/14

Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

Wicker, it might be argued, is more resonant than any other style of furniture in history, while also embodying design elasticity; it graces genteel porches like nothing else, and provides the nuanced stylistic fillip of bringing a feeling of the outdoors into interiors such as dining and living rooms and, notably, libraries and studies. “Everything is far away and doesn’t matter—except the moon and its dreams.” ― Eugene O'Neill, A Moon for the Misbegotten Among the reasons for wicker's timeless quality—apart from its essential functionality, long and global heritage and obvious aesthetic appeal—one may not be immediately apparent: Especially when viewed close-up, the patterns of wicker visually read as a...

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