National Donut Day Appetizer: New Donut Crazy, Shelton ('Fat Elvis' & Beyond)

06/02/15

National Donut Day Appetizer: New Donut Crazy, Shelton ('Fat Elvis' & Beyond)

Our appetizer for National Donut Day June 5 is the new Donut Crazy in Shelton, whose doughnuts are, well, deliciously crazy.

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Meet the Author of ‘100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go’ in Litchfield Talk

06/01/15

Meet the Author of ‘100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go’ in Litchfield Talk

Marcia DeSanctis is giving a talk about her New York Times travel best seller "100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go."

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Designer Swimwear at Warehouse Prices in Letarte’s 2015 Connecticut Sale

05/29/15

Designer Swimwear at Warehouse Prices in Letarte’s 2015 Connecticut Sale

The designer swimwear label Letarte is holding its annual warehouse sale in June in Fairfield.

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Essex Steam Train’s Gillette Castle Trip (With River Ferry) Is Great

05/28/15

Essex Steam Train’s Gillette Castle Trip (With River Ferry) Is Great

Adventuresome visitors can take a ride on an authentic period steam train from Essex to the road leading to the ferry landing in Chester, walk to the ferry and take it across the river, and then hike up to Gillette Castle.

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Weekend Best Bets: New Haven Food Trucks, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Craft Beer Cask Fest …

05/28/15

Weekend Best Bets: New Haven Food Trucks, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Craft Beer Cask Fest …

This weekend there are a variety of events from food to beer, and music festivals to plays that will help you get your good time summer vibes going.

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Treasures for All at Antiques Shop in Kent (Homemade Cookies & Tea Too)

05/28/15

Treasures for All at Antiques Shop in Kent (Homemade Cookies & Tea Too)

A charming former elementary school teacher from California has several “secret weapons” at her disposal that make Rolling River Antiques successful enough to have marked its fifth anniversary with its own brand of exuberance.

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Mystic Mom 'Overwhelmed' by Governor Signing Law on ‘Stealth Virus’ That Can Catch Pregnant Women Unaware

05/27/15

Mystic Mom 'Overwhelmed' by Governor Signing Law on ‘Stealth Virus’ That Can Catch Pregnant Women Unaware

Lisa Saunders never heard of congenital cytomegalovirus—a lot of people haven’t—and for pregnant women that lack of knowledge can be dangerous and sometimes tragic.

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Great Connecticut Burgers for National Burger Day 2015

05/27/15

Great Connecticut Burgers for National Burger Day 2015

May is National Burger Month, and May 28 is National Burger Day. We confess we're not entirely sure about the how or why with regard to those designations, but since Connecticut loves (and has lots of) great burgers, we decided to showcase some of our favorites In the spirit of burger month.

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Historic Litchfield Jail: Meet the Folks Planning a Restaurant, Shops & Lofts

05/27/15

Historic Litchfield Jail: Meet the Folks Planning a Restaurant, Shops & Lofts

Plans for the former Litchfield Jail include developing sites for a restaurant, coffee shop, small retail shops, office space, and three loft apartments on the top floor

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Southeastern Connecticut & Quiet Corner Get Loud with Big June Events

05/26/15

Southeastern Connecticut & Quiet Corner Get Loud with Big June Events

The northeast portion of the state may have to be renamed the Not-So-Quiet Corner, at least for the month of June.

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