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Bitter Harvest: Can Connecticut Hops  Become a New Cash Crop?

Bitter Harvest: Can Connecticut Hops Become a New Cash Crop?

Hops were once a major crop in Connecticut. Now a new generation of farmers is hoping to regain that standing and help fuel the craft beer movement.

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CT Man Honors Fallen 9/11 Firefighter at Freedom Tower Stair Climb & Run

CT Man Honors Fallen 9/11 Firefighter at Freedom Tower Stair Climb & Run

On 9/11 Stephen Siller died in the South Tower after running through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. His New Fairfield cousin has helped make sure his and other sacrifices that day have not been forgotten.

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The CT Files: The 'Unsolved' Murder of Mary Stannard

The CT Files: The 'Unsolved' Murder of Mary Stannard

Unfortunately, “CSI” was about a century too late to help one murder victim receive justice.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

A soul food specialty can be found along the Connecticut shore.

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Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Sayulita in Glastonbury offers savvy, sophisticated Mexican cuisine in a hip, relaxed atmosphere.

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Sweet Treat Truffle Shots Heads to London for International Chocolate Awards

Sweet Treat Truffle Shots Heads to London for International Chocolate Awards

The ganache-filled shot glasses of Essex-based Truffle Shots will go up against formidable chocolate competitors in the 2015 International Chocolate Awards in London in October.

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Arts & Entertainment

Weekend Best Bets: Goshen Fair, Lime Rock Historic Fest, Odyssey Greek Fest & More

Weekend Best Bets: Goshen Fair, Lime Rock Historic Fest, Odyssey Greek Fest & More

Big three-day Labor Day weekend ahead, with lots of sunshine and good weather in the forecast—the last gasp of summer for most. Here's some of what's going on around Connecticut... Fair Days A staple of the long Labor Day weekend, the Goshen Fair features a variety of...

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Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

The next few days are jam-packed with an array of activities that will help you forget it’s the last weekend in August.

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Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Major renovations to the Mattatuck Museum's gallery spaces transform the viewing experience and usher in three great exhibits running now.

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Style & Design

All Aglow: Stonehill Design Turns Antiques into Modern Treasures

All Aglow: Stonehill Design Turns Antiques into Modern Treasures

Jason Aleksa transforms antiques into modern lamps and home décor through his Fairfield-based company, Stonehill Design.

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Lilywork Artisan Tiles; Connecticut Made, Internationally Inspired

Lilywork Artisan Tiles; Connecticut Made, Internationally Inspired

Esther and Paul Halferty pull inspiration from around the world in the creation of their handmade, specialty tiles through their flourishing company, Lilywork Artisan Tile in Stonington.

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Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

The first known reinforced concrete building is a sight to behold and was once a museum of cartoon history owned by the creator of the comic strip Beetle Bailey.

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Health & Science

AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

AmeriCares provides aid to its neighbors from Fairfield County and around the globe.

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UConn Professor Seeks Funding for Time Machine Feasibility Study

UConn Professor Seeks Funding for Time Machine Feasibility Study

Inspired by his father’s untimely death, physicist Ron Mallet has dedicated his life to studying time travel. Now he’s seeking funding to help prove his equation showing how time could be twisted with lasers.

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Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

A multimillion-dollar renovation of the lab will make it ground zero for Yale researchers currently conducting experiments across the globe aimed at studying the invisible universe.

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Lyme Academy College Presents, “Aha! Inside the Artist’s Studio”

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Feb 9, 2013
5:00 pm until 8:00 pm

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Lyme Academy College Presents, “Aha! Inside the Artist’s Studio”

Have you ever wondered what happens in an artist’s studio?  Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering you the opportunity to see ‘behind the easel’ at an all-new winter event being hosted at the College on Saturday, Feb. 9.  ‘Aha! Inside the Artist’s Studio’ is an interactive evening running from 5 to 8 p.m. during which faculty members will demonstrate their respective craft in the College studios.

Demonstrations in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and illustration will all be offered within an evening of serious hors d’oeuvres, seasonal cocktails and an open bar.  Catering is by Saybrook Soup & Sandwich Company.

There will also be a “Tools of the Trade” Art Marketplace and a silent auction with a fine array of art, jewelry, dining opportunities and a multitude of other gift certificates and exciting items. A number of workshops to be taken at a later date will be offered at a very attractive price to complement the demonstrations.  Art supplies will also be available for sale.

An enjoyable, entertaining, and educational evening is promised. Tickets are $85 per person, $500 for a couple at the Patron level and $1,000 per couple for Benefactors.  For more information or ticket reservations, contact Ann de Selding at 860.434.3571 ext. 117 or adeselding@lymeacademy.edu.

For more information about Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, contact Olwen Logan, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, at 860-434-3571, ext. 135 or ologan@lymeacademy.edu

Cost $85
Location

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
84 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT
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Additional Information
Phone860-434-3571ext117
Contact nameAnn de Selding
Contact emailadeselding@lymeacademy.edu
Websitehttp://www.lymeacademy.edu

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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