Things to Do in the Fall in Connecticut

Are you looking for some fun and interesting to do this Fall here in Connecticut. While we know that Fall is the time we pick apples, drink cider, and go on long, scenic drives through the state to watch the Fall Foliage change colors, did you know that there are so many other things to Read More

5 Wines To Serve at Your Spooky Halloween Party

Halloween doesn’t have to mean bottles with ghouls on the label, or cringe-worthy double entendres…. bottles that have all the subtlety of a hand grenade. Some wines can be harsh, a bit too harsh even for the spookies of guests. Why not try a wine blend. Winemakers will often blend Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Read More

10th Annual Chowdafest Winners List

Over 12,000 foodies filled Sherwood Island State Park in Westport for Chowdafest, presented by Stop & Shop on Sunday October 1st, setting a record for attendance including the largest event ever held at the park itself.  “We had amazing weather and the turnout exceeded our wildest expectations” said Jim Keenan event director.  “There was a Read More

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Adds New Butterflies Garden

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is proud to unveil its latest installation, a certified Butterfly Garden and Bug Hotel, an important contribution to helping the area’s native butterfly population.  Located in front of the new animal commissary, the garden is a gift from Stacey Marcell, her husband Wilbert Frazier, and their company, Northeast Horticultural Services. Believing in Read More

Spicy Sunshine Orange Smoothie Recipe

In October, orange is king, so you’ll have an easy time finding lots of orange produce to enjoy. Orange radiates newness and fresh starts. It’s the color of sunshine, of orange juice, of egg yolks, and our focus today as we eat our way through the rainbow. Simply looking at the color orange can spark creativity, conjure Read More

A Haunting at Mill Hill Norwalk Historical Society

As the sun sets, the spirits come out to play… Take a lantern-lit tour through the old Mill Hill graveyard! Hear chilling tales based on real events from Norwalk’s hidden past at the Norwalk Historical Society’s 7th annual, “A Haunting at Mill Hill”. Dates/Times: Friday, October 20 Tours at 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm Saturday, Read More

Hartford Flavor Company Offers Mixology 201 Class with Wild Moon Liqueurs

Building off their Mixology 101 class, Hartford Flavor Company is offering Mixology 201 which is being hosted by Wild Moon Liqueurs in Hartford, Connecticut. Come learn how to make, shake and mix up cocktails – just in time for the holidays. Students will learn the basics for at home mixology sure to impress friends & Read More

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with The Importance of Being Earnest

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Jean Randich will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 5th through October 15th. For tickets and information, please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. About The Importance of Being Earnest In The Importance Read More

The Thrill Tower Opens at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Thrill seekers take note! Foxwoods Resort Casino just opened The Thrill Tower and it’s an adrenaline rush. The brand-new, extreme thrill ride includes two new rides, the Sky Drop and Sky Launch, and marks another stage in Foxwoods’ evolution as a full-service resort casino destination. On the breathtaking Sky Drop, four riders at a time are Read More

Expanded Connecticut Craft Beer Garden Returns to The Big E

Visitors to The Big E this year can enjoy a greater variety of Connecticut craft beer, as well as more than 60 exhibitors in the Connecticut Building, offering everything from cider donuts and barbeque to hand-rolled cigars and hand-poured candles. The Connecticut Craft Beer Garden, which debuted last year, will feature more than 17 Connecticut Read More