In This Issue:
Four seasons, eight counties — Connecticut’s eclectic beauty, captured from above.
On the sandlot battlefields of my childhood, head awash in G.I. Joe dreams, war was a glorious adventure.
The Ku Klux Klan took a prominent foothold in Connecticut in the 1920s, and remained a recurring scourge for the next century.
This & That
Nearly 70 years ago I engaged in extralegal adventures growing weed.
Don’t call him Indiana Jones.
In western Connecticut, there are a group of rocks older than the oldest humans.
Where & When
Kennedy Williams was in high school when she realized she needed help.
If you're looking for a challenging hike with historical sights, this is a good bet.
Home & Living
As a teenager, Peter Ferris never thought he’d be living on the same cul-de-sac in Simsbury where he grew up. But at the age of 61 he’s back, and while he may not be playing kick the can, four square, and an array of outdoor sports like he did in the ’70s, he’s enjoying the same sense of com…
Today’s cannabis is not the marijuana many remember from their youth.
Everybody wins playing these Connecticut-made board and card games.
Tips on what to think about as you wrap up (or begin) any online shopping.
Eat & Drink
Justin Michael Morales needed a backup plan. The veteran bartender and restaurant manager always loved the pirate’s lifestyle of the service industry, but he’s seen too many colleagues marooned when they grow tired of its long hours and physical demands.
Bill Nemecek of Celtic Cavern in Middletown shares this versatile and mouthwatering recipe.
The menu goes well beyond hot butter, toasted bun and a squeeze of lemon.
The Oxford spot offers spacious digs and a meaty dinner menu.
Cheshire’s new upscale steakhouse promises “steak perfection” with premium cuts of beef.
A look at some new and interesting places on the Connecticut dining scene.
Our wine expert takes a close look at three great wines available for sale here in Connecticut.