Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

03/30/15

Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

Ehrick Rossiter, though long dead, remains one of the most famous boldface names in Washington, Conn., in which far more than a shaker’s worth of notables are salted among the verdant hills where Bill and Hillary sometimes spend weekends, and where The Rolling Stones famously came to rehearse for the “Steel Wheels” tour. The Clinton family may yield the nation’s next president and the Stones are as eternal as their namesake—but in Litchfield County the brand name Rossiter trumps politics and rock n’ roll. Born in 1854 in Paris to American parents, Rossiter attended what is now The Gunnery private school in Washington, went to Cornell University for a degree in architecture and—via a practice in New York—designed buildings ranging...

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See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

03/29/15

See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

Chefs demonstrated their culinary magic as part of a special media preview Tuesday for the spring event Savor, A celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits, to be held April 10 and 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

03/27/15

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Independence Day Clothing is a line of fashionable, comfortable, reversible clothing designed by one Madison mom to give her son, and all others with disabilities, the independence to dress themselves.

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Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

03/27/15

Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

It’s called Project Ryptide, and it can instantly deliver a life preserver by drone to a distressed swimmer.

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Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

03/26/15

Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

This weekend's five best bets include an encore performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Neil Diamond, a farm and garden expo in Trumbull and the second annual Hartford Improv Festival.

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'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

03/26/15

'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

Stephen Sondheim has said that Roger Berlind is the best kind of producer.

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The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

03/25/15

The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

A small community of outcasts in the woods served as a beacon to others.

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Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

03/25/15

Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

Vespa glides into Westport, bringing with it fresh, funky nouveau-rustico cuisine.

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New Samurai Exhibit at Peabody Museum at Yale Cuts Through Myths

03/24/15

New Samurai Exhibit at Peabody Museum at Yale Cuts Through Myths

150 spectacular artifacts are on display in “Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace,” an exhibit at the Yale Peabody Museum that opens March 28 and runs through January 3, 2016.

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Spring Menu at Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook as Gorgeous as Water Views

03/24/15

Spring Menu at Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook as Gorgeous as Water Views

If Fresh Salt's menu is tempting, hearing chef Leslie Tripp break down the dishes takes temptation and kicks it up a notch.

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