New Expo Center Coming To Mohegan Sun in 2018 in time for the Barret-Jackson Car Collector’s Auction

Construction has begun on an $80 million Exposition & Convention Center to be located near the Winter Entrance of Mohegan Sunand in close proximity to Mohegan Sun’s newest hotel, Earth Tower. The New York based architect firm KPF (Kohn Pedersen Fox) and the construction team out of North Stonington, A/Z Corp, are partners on the project. Read More

The Greenwich WINE+FOOD Festival Returns September 22-23

Greenwich WINE+FOOD Festival presented by presented by Serendipity magazine (serendipitysocial.com) will be returning for its seventh year, September 22 through 23 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut.  The multi-day event will once again feature a Master Chef Dinner on Friday evening, this year honoring celebrity chef Scott Conant and the 2017 Most Innovative Chefs (names TBA).  Read More

Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets New Spring Store Openings

Three stores will open or re-open at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets this Spring. Express Factory Outlet will open in April and Calvin Klein and Sunglass Hut will re-open in March. Express Factory Outlet, the fashion-forward brand that has offered must-have, sexy, sophisticated fashion for more than 35 years, will have a grand opening on April Read More

6 Foods That Can Help Save Your Skin From Sun Damage

Just as an unhealthy diet can have a negative effect on your skin and health, a healthy diet high in antioxidant-rich foods can help protect your body, even from the sun. Since antioxidants help reduce inflammation and free radicals, loading your diet with them will go a long way against sunburn and skin damage as Read More

Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest Recipe

Indulge in delicious Italian cuisine with Balducci’s recipe Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest. Balducci’s, with two locations in Connecticut (Riverside and Westport), is the premiere destination for gourmet food, specializing in prepared foods, meats, cheeses, baked goods, custom catering & gift baskets. Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup Read More

Gourmet Food Trucks Coming April 1st to Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets

Gourmet food trucks are returning to Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets on April 1. Among the returning trucks, Sugar Bakery and Munchies have been named as Best Food Trucks in Connecticut Magazine. SHOP THEN DINE at Clinton Crossing’s Gourmet Food Truck Court, located across from J.Crew Factory & Bose stores. Enjoy a wide selection of gourmet Read More

Add Italian Flair to Your Meals with These 8 Steps

Add Italian flair to your meals with these 8 steps and keep reading for a delicious recipe from Balducci’s chefs. Balducci’s, with two locations in Connecticut (Westport and Riverside), is the premiere destination for gourmet food, specializing in prepared foods, meats, cheeses, baked goods, custom catering & gift baskets. 1. Choose the right oils: Extra virgin olive Read More

Connecticut Master Gardener Association Annual Symposium at Conn College March 18th

The Connecticut Master Gardener Association’s (CMGA) 24th annual symposium will be held on Saturday, March 18th. The symposium will focus on sustainable and more care-free landscapes. The theme of this year’s conference is Landscape by Design or Not. Date/Times: Saturday; registration 8 a.m., program 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Crozier-Williams Building, Connecticut College, New London Cost: $65 for CMGA Read More

Hartford Stage to Host Book Signing with James Lecesne

Hartford Stage will host several book signings with playwright, performer and activist James Lecesne for his young adult novel that inspired the hit play, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, which runs from Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 23. The novel will be on sale for $9.99 in the Hartford Stage gift shop. Lecesne Read More

Nature Sketchbook Journaling at Trail Wood May 6

Spend time outdoors at Trail Wood sketching and painting from nature, using pencil, pen and watercolor. Learn new skills or develop ones you already have. Roxanne Steed will show you how to simplify what you see and teach basic drawing and quick intuitive watercolor techniques. Enhance your creativity, observe nature, record the day and enjoy Read More