Off the Beaten Path: Trail With Mysterious Ruins, Canal to Bantam Lake

04/27/15

Off the Beaten Path: Trail With Mysterious Ruins, Canal to Bantam Lake

The popular Little Pond trail at White Memorial in Litchfield is not the most intriguing trail—or the most mysterious. That's the one with the canal and the ruins of industrial age piers leading to Bantam Lake.

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Madison Preserving Civilian Conservation Corps Camp From Depression

04/27/15

Madison Preserving Civilian Conservation Corps Camp From Depression

From 1933 to 1942 Camp Hadley was one of the 23 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps in Connecticut. And, the Madison Land Conservation Trust is working to preserve this site that otherwise could be lost forever.

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Barcelona Wine Bar Launches Weekend Brunch in Stamford, West Hartford and Fairfield

04/27/15

Barcelona Wine Bar Launches Weekend Brunch in Stamford, West Hartford and Fairfield

Barcelona Wine Bar has launched brunch service every Saturday and Sunday at several of their locations, including West Hartford, Stamford, and now Fairfield.

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25 Terrific Places for Mother's Day Brunch 2015 in Connecticut

04/27/15

25 Terrific Places for Mother's Day Brunch 2015 in Connecticut

Here’s a list of recommended restaurants for Mother’s Day brunch across the state to make planning easy.

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Connecticut Mag. Story Aids Netherlands Honor for World War II Soldier

04/24/15

Connecticut Mag. Story Aids Netherlands Honor for World War II Soldier

Researchers from the American War Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, reached out to Connecticut, again, to help complete the World War II stories of U.S. soldiers.

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Weekend Best Bets: Iron Chef Elm City, Blossom Fests, Quassy Carloads …

04/22/15

Weekend Best Bets: Iron Chef Elm City, Blossom Fests, Quassy Carloads …

Blossom festivals in Meriden and New Haven, carload weekend at Quassy Amusement Park and an Iron Chef cooking competition in New Haven are just three great options this weekend.

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Try Connecticut's Legendary Steamed Burgers for National Burger Month in May

04/22/15

Try Connecticut's Legendary Steamed Burgers for National Burger Month in May

Hot and steamy, soft and tender, juicy but with less fat seared inside—these are some of the phrases acolytes of steamed burgers use to describe the advantages over the traditional grilled burger.

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Off the Beaten Path Travel: Brains in Jars, Human Monstrosity at Yale (and Shopping, Dining in New Haven)

04/21/15

Off the Beaten Path Travel: Brains in Jars, Human Monstrosity at Yale (and Shopping, Dining in New Haven)

Descend two flights of stairs to the subterranean basement of Yale’s Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library and you will stumble upon something truly unexpected—and eerie. Jars of brains line the shelves ...

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Connecticut Magazine's Erik Ofgang Tapped as Great Craft Beer News Resource

04/21/15

Connecticut Magazine's Erik Ofgang Tapped as Great Craft Beer News Resource

CTBeer.com just added Connecticut Magazine writer Erik Ofgang to its roster of 10 Great Resources for Real-Time Connecticut Craft Beer News.

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Connecticut Men Recall 'Adventures' in Cuban Prison Under Castro

04/21/15

Connecticut Men Recall 'Adventures' in Cuban Prison Under Castro

In the 1970s, two Connecticut college students got an unexpected Cuban education.

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