In This Issue:
This year especially, we could all use a getaway. So pack your bags and hit the open road to find a whole new adventure at these vacation spots within a few hours’ drive of home.
Through sickness and death, childbirth and heartbreak, the record-holding Youtuber combines his love of music and online culture.
This & That
It’s Connecticut Magazine’s 50th anniversary year, so throughout 2021 we're looking back through our archives from each month and remembering some of the moments that have helped shaped our state.
Catching up on recent news, people and trends around Connecticut.
After a lifetime of adversity, Iran Nazario charted a new life of positivity to help at-risk youth and striving for a more peaceful world.
Though his work was uncredited, Lewis Latimer's inventions were key to making electric light a practical reality.
Thelma Kandel embraces rust, and the back of her Torrington home is a testament to her ardor.
In honor of Connecticut Magazine’s 50th anniversary year, throughout 2021 State Historian Walter Woodward is highlighting some of the moments that have helped shaped our state throughout its history.
Where & When
Our top picks for events happening around the state this month.
The Hadlyme Hills are a trifecta of preserves that showcase the beauty of the Connecticut River Tidelands,
Welcome to Walden, a site-specific, immersive, outdoor production from TheaterWorks Hartford, in partnership with Riverfront Recapture.
Melvin Chen, director of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, is hoping that music can expand our cultural conversations and awareness.
Home & Living
Pack these picnic goodies and gear for a sumptuous summer spread.
The custom-built home sits beautifully on its site near Long Island Sound in the Pine Orchard section of Branford.
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.
When I slipped in my driveway and fell following a snowstorm, I didn’t even realize I had a concussion until the following day.
Eat & Drink
The burgeoning local chain is bringing Nashville hot chicken to the Nutmeg state.
Our wine expert takes a close look at three great wines available for sale here in Connecticut.
Carrie Carella and Heather Kelly are bringing their bar expertise to a new Middletown sandwich spot.
When Bronya Shillo launched Fishers Island Lemonade in 2014, people didn’t know how to react to a high-quality cocktail served in a can.
Sometimes just the right amount of ingredients can come together to create a great-tasting dish.
Believed to be East Lyme’s first full-service Mexican restaurant, La Llorona presents itself as a destination with broad appeal.
The newly renovated restaurant has folks flocking to this unassuming area in Cheshire to find an island of Mediterranean delights.
Here’s a look at some new Connecticut restaurants we’re excited about.
The Last Word
Kristen Sassano Gill and her daughter have created a thriving venture that integrates their goats and adventurous guests on guided hikes.