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BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

One daycation destination: The “Little Poland” neighborhood of New Britain, which boasts a large Polish population. If you walk down Broad Street, you will see more than 70 Polish shops, including restaurants, bakeries and butchers.

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Will New Leadership at Connecticut DMV Make For a Smoother Ride?

Will New Leadership at Connecticut DMV Make For a Smoother Ride?

With its computer system upgrade a downer, forcing customers to continually play the waiting game, Connecticut’s DMV is seemingly in freefall. But with a new commissioner comes hope — again.

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Isabella Beecher Hooker: Mother, Medium, Suffragist

Isabella Beecher Hooker: Mother, Medium, Suffragist

She predicted the future, communed with the dead and believed women should have the same rights as men.

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The CONNsumer: Riled By Robocalls? Fight Back!

The CONNsumer: Riled By Robocalls? Fight Back!

Katrina B. has been so shell-shocked by robocalls that she chooses not to share her real name or east-of-the-Connecticut-River town out of fear she’d invite even more. She will, however, share her frustration and outrage.

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Arts & Entertainment

The New Haven Ballet Takes to the Shubert Theater Stage May 21

The New Haven Ballet Takes to the Shubert Theater Stage May 21

The New Haven Ballet will stage their spring performance at the Shubert Theater on May 21.

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Feel the Bernhard: Comedian Brings her Signature Sass

Feel the Bernhard: Comedian Brings her Signature Sass

Sarcasm and sass are part of comedian, activist, radio show host, author, singer and actor Sandra Bernhard’s signature stand-up style. Find out what she had to say about aging, Mark Twain and Trump.

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Elizabeth Gilbert, Nile Rodgers & Bill T. Jones in Conversation at The CT Forum

Elizabeth Gilbert, Nile Rodgers & Bill T. Jones in Conversation at The CT Forum

Grammy Award-winning musician Nile Rodgers, acclaimed author Elizabeth Gilbert and award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones will come together in conversation at The Connecticut Forum panel, "Creative Artists," at The Bushnell on May 13.

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Shakespeare on the Hartford Stage, the Stamford Umbrella Club's car raffle, the Greater Hartford Arts Council held its annual fundraiser, and more.

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From Ground to Plate: Gardening Promotes Fresh, Seasonal Food

From Ground to Plate: Gardening Promotes Fresh, Seasonal Food

In the rising tide of the "eat local" movement, what is more local than your own backyard? Gardening is a great way to get your hands on fresh, seasonal food.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Barcade Brings Vintage Arcade Games, Great Food, Beer to New Haven

Barcade Brings Vintage Arcade Games, Great Food, Beer to New Haven

Before I left the bar and restaurant I had developed a Pac-Man addiction, reveled in my newfound ability to maneuver a car at ridiculously high speeds around cartoonish racetracks and decided that kids today are far too distracted by their iPads and smartphones and need to remember what’s really important in life — video games.

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Openings: Gourmet Breakfast, An Arcade Beer Bar &  New Restaurant So Cool You’re Not Invited

Openings: Gourmet Breakfast, An Arcade Beer Bar & New Restaurant So Cool You’re Not Invited

A monthly look at some of what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene

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Burger Report: Chef Geoff Lazlo's Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table

Burger Report: Chef Geoff Lazlo's Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table

CTbites takes a look at the 8oz Pastured Beef Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table in Greenwich.

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7 of Connecticut's Best Barbecue Joints

7 of Connecticut's Best Barbecue Joints

These meat meccas are worth a pit stop this summer!

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Health & Science

Solving Autism’s Puzzle

Solving Autism’s Puzzle

A new book by a UConn professor teaches parents exercises for their toddlers that can jumpstart improvement and, in rare cases, have led to a reversal of the diagnosis.

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Derby Company's Spring-loaded Facemask Reduces Facial Impacts for Catchers

Derby Company's Spring-loaded Facemask Reduces Facial Impacts for Catchers

In what could be a game-changer for several sports, the spring-loaded Force3 Defender might help bounce away concussions for baseball and softball catchers and umpires.

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Sara Walker Nursery School registration is in full swing!

May 24, 2016 - Jun 1, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Community. Caring. Respect. The JCC Sara Walker Nursery School offers preschool programs for children ages 2 to 4 and pre-K, with flexible scheduling and extended days. Set on the spacious, park-like grounds of Temple Sinai in North Stamford, our nursery school is recognized for its outstanding Jewish curriculum, its excellent staff, and its commitment to the highest educational and...

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115th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Creative Arts Workshop

May 24, 2016 - Jun 10, 2016

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

This New Haven Paint and Clay Club exhibition features 60 works created by artists from Connecticut and New England. The juror for the exhibition is Barkley L. Hendricks, a painter and photographer best known for his realist and post-modern portraits who recently exhibited at the Jack Shaman Gallery, NYC.  Opening reception on Friday, May 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Awards will be presented...

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The Mayor's Gallery presents

May 24, 2016 - Jun 27, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

The Mayor’s Gallery presents                     Information: 203 858 3082           Maureen Renahan Krinsley, “FLOW IN LIGHT”          Abstract landscapes inspired by memories and experiences...

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Clocks: Objects of Art, Keepers of Time

May 24, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016

To coincide with the 2016 Connecticut Spring Antique show, the CHS is organizing a display of shelf clocks from its collection. The exhibit will feature early models made by Eli Terry and Seth Thomas, including the prototype of Eli Terry’s shelf clock patented in 1816.

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May Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

May 24, 2016 - May 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “Beauty in Full Bloom” featuring the gorgeous floral paintings of New York City and Long Island artist, Eileen Serwer. Her exhibit runs May 10 – 31. The Geary Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. (203) 655-6633. www.gearygallery.com

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From the Artists Studio and the Printers Press

May 24, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Washington Art Association announces an exhibition of work by Connecticut painter and Printmaker Malcolm Moran. The exhibit will highlight the close collaboration between artist and master printmaker and how the artist's body of work develops as part of that dialogue. The exhibition will explore the various themes in painting, drawing, and printmaking that Malcolm has been preoccupied...

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From the Artist's Studio and the Printers Press

May 24, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Washington Art Association announces an exhibition of work by Connecticut Painter and Printmaker Malcolm Moran. The exhibit will highlight the close collaboration between artist and printmaker and how the artist’s body of work develops as part of that dialogue. The exhibition will explore the various themes in painting, drawing and printmaking that Malcolm Moran has been preoccupied with...

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INVADERS!

May 24, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Opening April 1st, the Connecticut River Museum’s latest exhibit INVADERS: They come by Air, Land, and Water focuses on the impact that various invasive plant and animal species have had on the Connecticut River and its environs, told through fantastic artwork, specimens, and a videography among other means.  The exhibit will be accompanied by several related lectures throughout the...

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The Veiled Experience: Symbolism in the Contemporary Art of Cuba

May 24, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

New London, CT. The Veiled Experience, Symbolism in Contemporary Cuban Art, the work of Havana based artists Ibrahim Miranda and Aliosky Garcia Sosa.  The works of  Cuban artists Ibrahim Miranda and Aliosky Garcia Sosa are imbued with the pretense of meaning.  Their images serve as lexicon and index, legend and map - providing clues, establishing...

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"95th Annual Elected Artist Exhibition" and "Body Language"

May 24, 2016 - Jun 3, 2016

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

The Lyme Art Association presents the annual showcase of the best new works of art by Elected Artists Members. These artists are professionals of note and significance whose works are known, collected, and exhibited throughout the country, as well as along the Shoreline.  Body Language, displaying artwork based on the human figure in all its forms, runs concurrent with the Elected Artist...

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