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Bradley Airport’s Makeover: Will You 'Love the Journey'?

Bradley Airport’s Makeover: Will You 'Love the Journey'?

Connecticut’s biggest airport is in the midst of a makeover that’s come just in time. Terminal B was a vacant, long-standing eyesore until it was demolished in February, and travelers, in the most recent airport satisfaction study by J.D. Power & Associates, ranked Bradley a below-average airport.

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The Birth of Smirnoff & American Vodka

The Birth of Smirnoff & American Vodka

The drink entered U.S. markets thanks to a Bethel distillery and the Hartford businessman who invented the Moscow Mule

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The CONNsumer: Save Money by Controlling Your Home on Your Phone

The CONNsumer: Save Money by Controlling Your Home on Your Phone

Smartphones have inspired a new generation of app-controlled remotes, adding internet (or Bluetooth) connectivity to basic household items.

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Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

In Connecticut, Girl Scouts serve nearly 35,000 girls between kindergarten and 12th grade. It also works with more than 17,000 adults, making the Girl Scouts the largest leadership-development program for girls in the state.

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Arts & Entertainment

Years After Iconic Interview, Dick Cavett Recalls Spirit of Katharine Hepburn

Years After Iconic Interview, Dick Cavett Recalls Spirit of Katharine Hepburn

Dick Cavett's interview with Katharine Hepburn came to define her to the public in many ways. It captured her feisty, winning personality, which is something the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook has tried to keep alive through its programs and busy schedule of events.

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The Shops at Yale Presents Inaugural New Haven Chalk Art Festival

The Shops at Yale Presents Inaugural New Haven Chalk Art Festival

Chalk It Up to Creativity

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Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

For the last 18 years, Calhoun has hosted his annual Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic Charity All-Star Game with all proceeds going to support the cardiology center the Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health in Farmington.

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Style & Design

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Stamford-based mother-and-daughter jewelry business supports local charities.

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New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
One Drink: Bubble Tea

One Drink: Bubble Tea

Tea Break in West Hartford offers some of the best bubble tea in the state.

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Halal Guys opening a restaurant on New Haven’s Chapel Street

Halal Guys opening a restaurant on New Haven’s Chapel Street

The popular Halal Guys, which began as a food cart in New York City 25 years ago, will open a restaurant on Chapel Street this fall.

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CTBites: Little Pub Opens Today in Fairfield on Black Rock Turnpike

CTBites: Little Pub Opens Today in Fairfield on Black Rock Turnpike

The Little Pub you know from Ridgefield, Wilton and Cos Cob is opening its fourth location in Fairfield

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One Drink: Wild Moon Cucumber Liqueur, Hartford Flavor Co.

One Drink: Wild Moon Cucumber Liqueur, Hartford Flavor Co.

This natural liqueur offers an alternate route to summer refreshment.

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Health & Science

Greenwich Latest District to Consider Later School Start Times

Greenwich Latest District to Consider Later School Start Times

Are high school students too tired to learn?

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Top Dentists 2016

Top Dentists 2016

Our annual survey of the top dentists across the state.

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18th Annual Newport Flower Show

Event Date/Time

Jun 21, 2013 to Jun 23, 2013
10:30 am until 5:00 pm

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

18th Annual Newport Flower Show

The Newport Flower Show is pleased to celebrate its 18th year as America’s premier summer flower show. Themed Jade: Eastern Obsessions, the Newport Flower Show will bring the mysteries of the East to the opening of Newport’s summer season, treating visitors to an exotic tour of Far Eastern  traditions and beauty. Held on the historic grounds of Rosecliff in Newport, Rhode Island, the Show will kick-off the Newport social season with the much-anticipated Opening Night Cocktail Party on Friday, June 21 at 6:00 p.m., an  Asian-inspired cocktail buffet, live music and dancing, a seaside supper, and other entertaining surprises. The show will continue through the weekend with themed floral exhibits, horticultural entries, garden designs, photography, and children’s programs, all staged throughout the elegant reception rooms of Rosecliff, its oceanfront terrace and lawn.  The weekend will also feature two special luncheon lectures  presented by inspirational floral designer Hitomi Gilliam and landscape architect Harriet Henderson.

 

The Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 Newport Flower Show is Bartlett Tree Experts and all proceeds benefit The Preservation Society of Newport County.

Cost $18, $23, $25
Location

Rosecliff
548 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI
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Additional Information
SponsorBartlett Tree Experts
Phone401-847-1000
Contact nameAndrea Carneiro
Contact emailacarneiro@newportmansions.org
Websitehttp://www.NewportFlowerShow.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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