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Artists and Spaces

Artists and Spaces »

By: Sherri Daley

Artists reclaim lost industrial spaces, with wondrous results Artists searching for solitude, space, and light find themselves in the strangest... more

Animals and Spirits

Animals and Spirits »

By: Sherri Daley

Associations of animals and spirits is universally human Perhaps at twilight, you saw a fox. Crouched low to the ground, ready to run, its eyes caught a... more

The Wondrous World of Working Dogs

The Wondrous World of Working Dogs »

By: Sherri Daley

Working dogs do superhuman jobs When we add a dog to our family, there's work to do. We must house-train him and keep him fed. We must walk him and teach... more

Rave in New Haven for the Shubert Theater 100th

Rave in New Haven for the Shubert Theater 100th »

By: Sherri Daley

Two years after they opened their theatre on West 44th Street in New York City, the Shubert brothers started construction on College Street in New Haven where,... more

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers »

By: Sherri Daley

Found Objects Art Thrives in Connecticut Perhaps it is because they’re closer to the ground, but little kids see things we grown-ups often miss: a... more

The Carillons of Connecticut

The Carillons of Connecticut »

By: Sherri Daley

Sometime during the 15th century, ingenious bell-ringers in Belgium or the Netherlands (or maybe northern France – no one’s quite sure) devised a way for a... more

Junk Jewelry Heals the Planet

Junk Jewelry Heals the Planet »

By: Sherri Daley

Daniel Lanzilotta holds up a striking necklace made out of what looks like exquisite beads, delicately twisted wire, and unusual gemstones. In truth, nearly... more

Horseplay

Horseplay »

By: Sherri Daley

Teddy’s job is to help adults and children with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. He helps them learn trust, self-acceptance and confidence.... more

Shoreline Theaters Echo With Joy

Shoreline Theaters Echo With Joy »

By: Sherri Daley

“I think when people leave the theater, they leave a little happiness here," says Jeanne Sigel, marketing and development manager of the Garde Arts Theatre... more

Teal Ribbons Out in F.O.R.C.E.

Teal Ribbons Out in F.O.R.C.E. »

By: Sherri Daley

The breast cancer awareness campaign has been remarkably successful: kids wearing pink rubber bracelets that say Save the TaTas! are everywhere; breast cancer... more

A Piper at the Gates of Yale

A Piper at the Gates of Yale »

By: Sherri Daley

Ah, the enchanting sounds of the shoreline: seagulls, the soporific cadence of the waves, clanking halyards, the breathless melody of bagpipes. It’s all so... more

Farmers Markets for the Soul

Farmers Markets for the Soul »

By: Sherri Daley

  Connecticut’s shoreline is rich with farmland, orchards, and educated farmers who are proud of their harvests. Farmers’ markets along the coast... more

The Barn that Dreamed of Being a Theater

The Barn that Dreamed of Being a Theater »

By: Sherri Daley

  Think neighborhood block party. Add a little nachtmusik, a grand piano, an operatic tenor—and a barn. Don’t forget the barn. It wouldn’t be the... more

Women Scientists: Heroes of the Shoreline

Women Scientists: Heroes of the Shoreline »

By: Sherri Daley

Put “science” and the Connecticut shoreline together and the mind conjures the Long Island Sound, environmental samples, and maybe fishing studies. You... more

Meet Exec Chef Shelley Deproto of Old Saybrook’s Red Hen

Meet Exec Chef Shelley Deproto of Old Saybrook’s Red Hen »

By: Sherri Daley

There are no boundaries at Red Hen. Owner and executive chef Shelley Deproto wants it that way. Her first restaurant, which she opened in Salt Lake City in... more

How to Be a Man (if You’re a Woman): Second in a Series

How to Be a Man (if You’re a Woman): Second in a Series »

By: Sherri Daley

Our second installment from “What We Talk About,” a book of memories and anecdotes from women over 60 by Coastal Connecticut’s Sherri Daley and her... more

Beachin’ About Burgers

Beachin’ About Burgers »

By: Sherri Daley

Donahue’s Madison Beach Grille 1320 Boston Post Road, Madison donahuesmadisonbeachgrille.com Ask your waitress if there’s really a Donahue, and... more

Meet the Owner of Elizabeth’s Cafe in Madison

Meet the Owner of Elizabeth’s Cafe in Madison »

By: Sherri Daley

Elizabeth Butler never really meant to open a restaurant. “I was selling life insurance and doing rather well, until a client asked me, ‘Is this what you... more

Wise Women Over 60 Speak Up

Wise Women Over 60 Speak Up »

By: Sherri Daley

“What We talk about” is a book of memories and anecdotes from women over 60, a project dreamed up by me and my college roommate Linda Hughes. The title? I... more

Writers’ Workshops

Writers’ Workshops »

By: Sherri Daley

Maybe it is the memories the change of pace that brings us there the sense of vacation maybe the smell of the place the sights of the gulls, the dunes, the... more