SHREK the MUSICAL Onstage April 20-30 at Connecticut Repertory Theatre

SHREK THE MUSICAL is onstage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre April 20 through April 30.  Tickets and info at crt.uconn.edu or 860-486-2113 Evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Select matinee performances start at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Single tickets are available now. Read More

The Osprey are Back on the Connecticut River

The Osprey are Back on the Connecticut River and they are working on their “nestorations”.  The Osprey are actively bringing sticks to their nest, welcoming their mate back home and of course fishing. The trees and plants are full with buds and the river is still very quiet and peaceful, and RiverQuest is just about the Read More

Nick Cannon and Nina Agdal Host Sugar Factory Foxwoods Location Grand Opening

On Saturday night, Actor, producer, director and host of “Wild ‘N Out” Nick Cannon and Sports Illustrated Model Nina Agdal hosted the grand opening of Sugar Factory‘s newest location at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. Arriving at 7:00 p.m., Cannon and Agdal walked the red carpet before participating in the official ribbon cutting ceremony. After, Read More

Saybrook Point Inn’s “Fresh Salt” Launches New Spring Menu

To accompany the warmer weather of Spring, Fresh Salt proudly presents their Spring Menu. But, don’t worry, some of their tried and true favorites are still available. Chef d’ Cuisine Gese Rodriguez at Fresh Salt, within the Saybrook Point Inn and Spa, strives to present the freshest ingredients available in their spring menu, whether it Read More

Get to Know Hampshire County Massachusetts

The Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council (HCRTC) invited us up to the Hampshire County area of Massachusetts to visit some of the different attractions and we wanted to share our experience so you can “get to know Hampshire County.” HCRTC is a destination marketing partnership of the Amherst Area, Greater Easthampton, and Greater Northampton Chambers Read More

Book Review: 101 Organic Gardening Hacks by Shawna Coronado

Hacking is the clever way to tweak traditional rules and methods to accomplish something, especially to save money or time or both. In 101 Organic Gardening Hacks, you’ll find eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden—all top tips, tricks, and solutions dug up by Shawna Coronado, “America’s most creative home gardener.” Some of the hacks in 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

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