After happily living in a contemporary house close to Long Island Sound in Norwalk for 12 years, marketing executives Nada and Avery Stirratt decided it was time for a change. This time around they wanted more land, even if it meant not being near the water. “We were drawn to New Canaan, in …
Two recent randomized clinical trials had such promising results that they’ve become the standard of care for those with a very aggressive form of breast cancer as well as a hereditary form.
These are the biggest boxes to check off in a financial checkup.
In honor of Connecticut Magazine's 50th anniversary, here are some selected products from local businesses that have been going strong for at least a half-century.
Before they met, Tom Avery and Matt Miller both had a history of liking old houses. Avery was in a condo in an 1870 brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay, while Miller was living in a historic 100-year-old house in Baltic, Connecticut. The two got together and lived in Avery’s condo for a few year…
While treating Alzheimer’s remains uncertain, there are steps you can take to stave it off in the first place.
Here are some options for a great financial gift for a newborn in your family.
Add a little carpet magic to your living space.
The Cornwall home keeps its character while being upgraded for all-season living.
In the past couple of years our decks — that place that connects us to nature while still being “home” — have taken on a renewed importance.
If you're planning to put your home on the market tomorrow, start planning today.
The custom-built home sits beautifully on its site near Long Island Sound in the Pine Orchard section of Branford.
Pack these picnic goodies and gear for a sumptuous summer spread.
When I slipped in my driveway and fell following a snowstorm, I didn’t even realize I had a concussion until the following day.
If you’re on the fence about traveling overseas this summer or still in the planning stages, we have some tips and ideas for you.
This is not your everyday scrapbooking world.
The goal: recreate days at the Jersey Shore where they would all come together at a family-friendly place.
Warner Walcott didn’t want to wake up one day and wonder about the road less traveled.
After more than 30 years in their home, the owners wanted something new, bolder and more contemporary.
We may be drawn to the outdoors for the pretty scenery and fresh air, but it’s also good for our health.
The Ledyard artisan's work is carefully engineered but takes its cues from nature.
Mother’s Day gift ideas to help her look and feel her best
Tips on incentives, range and charging to help you decide if switching to an electric vehicle is the right choice for you.
Monet Water Lilies umbrella
Photography by Stefan Radtke
Whether driven by a concern for the Earth or their health, choices that are good for one often help the other.
Feeling a bit short on hope these days? Perhaps it’s time to plant some.
Shopping for an app to invest? Here are a few to consider.
Less grass and more wild plant life is good for the environment—and it can make your yard the envy of your neighbors
Maple bourbon Straight bourbon finished in barrels that were used to age maple syrup. The residual syrup imparts notes of maple and caramel. $47.99, Litchfield Distillery.
Andy Olson has only ever called one place home.
“We don’t want to discourage the use of technology to maintain those social connections. We want to encourage it.”
How recent laws—and the pandemic—could affect your filing this year.
Be prepared for any occasion, from formal occasions to casual gatherings with family and friends.
Make your Valentine's Day special with these locally made sweet treats.
When driving up to the circa-1798 house, Charlotte and Kameron “Kam” Shahid saw the pretty stone wall, but couldn’t see all that was behind it. After walking behind the house and out to its neighboring river, they knew within five minutes they had found their home.
“Doing some yoga is really perfect for where we are right now because you don’t have to go somewhere and you don’t need special equipment.”
If you're thinking about moving to a new place for any reason, now is the time.
Light up your home all year with creations from these Connecticut candlemakers
Marney White didn’t like exercising, but she knew weight-bearing exercise was good for her. So, she set a goal to only allow herself to watch TV if she also ran or walked on the treadmill. “I didn’t start to look forward to my daily exercise until I coupled it with trash TV,” says White, a l…
In Patrick Doherty’s work as a certified financial planner with the Danbury wealth management firm Reby Advisors, more than a few clients have mulled whether to call it a career earlier than they might have otherwise as a result of the pandemic, whether by choice or loss of a job. While the …
There’s no denying that life has changed quite a bit over the past 10 months, and as much as we would like to, we can’t predict how things will look moving forward. After all, if there’s one thing that 2020 has taught us it’s that we need to take things one day at a time. Beyond that, well, …
Houseplants are huge right now. Here are favorites from indoor-gardening experts from around the state to get you started.
This family home was almost completely refurbished, but generations of memories remain intact.
A healthy microbiome filled with diverse bacteria can help fight a number of diseases and ailments.
Want to save your local shop? Bail them out this holiday season with any splurge you might be able to spare.
Holiday entertaining this year is not canceled; you just have to get creative when it comes to the guest list, layout and menu.
We assembled a team of Connecticut’s top chefs and mixed-drink masters to create a menu of appetizers, sides, entrées, desserts and cocktails, with a little something for everyone at your table.