In recent years, a new sense of vibrancy has built off the city’s rich history, wealth of cultural resources and often stunning natural beauty.
Largely residential East Rock has numerous bars and eateries, as well as East Rock Park, which provides some of the best views in the state.
With four bookstores, a quirky movie theater and easy access to Huntington State Park, the little hometown of P.T. Barnum packs a showman’s punch.
With a little over 10,000 residents, Canton is one of the last towns in Hartford County before the Massachusetts line. It’s the kind of place where many of the original settler names on street signs match families living there today.
Spending a day in the scenic Northwestern Connecticut town, plus five fun facts and a calendar of upcoming events.
"So, what’s there to do in Putnam?” Quite a bit, actually.
The view from the Stonington Harbor Light is less expansive than normal. A thick fog has obscured much of the harbor, decreasing the view from what on a clear day would include three states to a mere few hundred yards. But despite and perhaps because of the fog, the view is achingly, hauntin…
Milford calls itself a small city with a big heart. It’s also a beautiful seaside community with more miles of coastline than any town in the state. If it’s not home to you, it can start to feel that way in no time.
There’s too much to see and do in Simsbury to fit it all in a single day, but I tried my hardest.
Black Rock is that rarest of gems anywhere, but particularly in Fairfield County: an affordable, walkable and liveable area on the water.
It’s hard to call anything in Greenwich, one of Connecticut’s best-known towns, a hidden gem, but the neighborhood of Old Greenwich is just that.
Ridgefield residents describe their town as a best-of-both worlds destination. On one hand, it is a classic New England country town complete with stone walls, historic buildings and a beautiful town green. On the other, it’s only a short train ride or an hour-and-change drive to New York Ci…