Free Admission for Litchfield History Museum

The Litchfield Historical Society is pleased to announce that Ericson Insurance Advisors will once again sponsor free admission for all to the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House & Law School. We invite members of the community and visitors to participate in our shared history and celebrate the stories that helped make Litchfield Read More

Spring Cleaning DIY Recipes with Limoneira Citrus

March is here and Spring has sprung! That means it’s time for Spring Cleaning. It’s no secret that store-bought cleaning agents can be full of hidden and harmful chemicals. Limoneira spokesperson and founder of Healthy Grocery Girl, Megan Roosevelt, has put together a bevy of cleaning tips and easily assembled DIY methods for keeping the Read More

Tour Beneath The Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island

Beneath the Breakers offers guests a never-before-seen look into the working side of the Vanderbilt family’s summer home and what it took to bring a great house like The Breakers to life. The unveiling of the tour follows an 18-month, $1.2 million project to preserve and restore the historic underground boiler room of The Breakers, located under the Read More

Free Tullamore D.E.W. Beer & Whiskey Event in New Haven March 3

The Tullamore D.E.W. and Brew Tour is coming to New Haven and you’re invited. This is a Free public event. Ever have a “pint and a drop” or as it is called in the United States, a “boilermaker”? If not, maybe you want to check one out during one of the stops of the D.E.W. Read More

Indoor Early Spring Garden with Tips from Burpee

Although Spring hasn’t fully arrived, that doesn’t mean you have to limit your gardening to warm weather months. On behalf of Burpee Home Gardens here are some of tips for how to maximize your indoor gardening potential. Care for your houseplants There are several indoor houseplants that flourish well in an indoor garden, including foliage plants Read More

Connecticut Audubon Society March-May Events

The Connecticut Audubon Society has outdoor events, classes and hiking for everyone. Sign up for one or more below. Text keyword AUDUBON to 42828 to sign up for their e-news or sign up for their newsletter at ctaudubon.org Programs at the Connecticut Audubon Society Grassland Bird Conservation Center 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259 (860) 928-4948  ctaudubon.org/center-at- Read More

Connecticut Daffodil Events: 2017 The Year of the Daffodil

2017 is the Year of the Daffodil! Did you know that narcissus bulbs were introduced to North America by pioneer women who made the long ocean voyage from Europe to America to build a new future?  Given limited space for bringing personal goods, they sewed dormant daffodil bulbs into the hems of their skirts to Read More

Opening Day at Hollister House Garden

Celebrate spring and opening day at Hollister House Garden located at 300 Nettleton Hollow Road, Washington, Connecticut. The early garden is gentle with only a hint of the exuberance to come later in the season. Come join us as we welcome a new season in the garden. Hollister House Garden is a classic English garden Read More

Our Own Nautical American Gin Gimlet Recipes

We were invited to participate in a cocktail competition using Nautical Gin from New Hampshire.  The basis of the cocktail was to be the Gin Gimlet, a classic cocktail that has been around for years. The gin gimlet is comprised of two ingredients: gin and sweetened lime juice. Some say Rose’s Sweetened Lime Juice was Read More

Sugar Factory American Brasserie Opening at Foxwoods Resort Casino this March

American’s favorite eatery and confectionary, Sugar Factory American Brasserie, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location at Foxwoods Resort Casino in in Mashantucket, Connecticut this March. Located in the main concourse of the Pequot Tower, the 8,000-square-foot location consists of a full service café and confectionary shop, retail shop, indoor dining room and full service bar. Read More