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History on the Water

History on the Water »

By: Rob Marchese

The Connecticut River Museum is proud to host the Onrust, a meticulous facsimile of the vessel that Captain Adriaen Block built back in 1614.  Constructed... more

Rake ’em in

Rake ’em in »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Whether you twist and shimmy, use a rake or dive in headfirst, clamming is an experience every Connecticut resident should try at least once. The Madison... more

Harnessing the Power of Offshore Wind

Harnessing the Power of Offshore Wind »

By: Katie Siegner

Connecticut has been slower than its neighbors in establishing an offshore wind policy goal. Nevertheless, the state entered the offshore wind rush in... more

Launch of Mayflower II at Mystic Seaport

Launch of Mayflower II at Mystic Seaport »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

After nearly 3 years hidden under a large tent in the Shipyard, crews disassembled the structure that has sheltered Mayflower II during her restoration. The... more

Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park

Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Now in its 37th year, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park has been a time-honored tradition since 1982. Enjoy vintage car racing at its best. The event... more

Catchable By Any Duffer

Catchable By Any Duffer »

By: Veronica Phobes

It’s the fight not the flavor, that makes fishing for bluefish so exciting! When the water begins to churn with activity and the sea birds gather for an... more

Hot Air Ballooning in Connecticut

Hot Air Ballooning in Connecticut »

By: Staff

The One Of A Kind Festival You Won’t Find Anywhere But Connecticut. Connecticut has its fair share of festivals, ranging from agricultural appreciation to... more

Drinks for Boaters and Floaters

Drinks for Boaters and Floaters »

By: Staff

Get the ultimate shot of you lounging on the bow of a yacht while sipping on the best boat drinks for on/off the dock. Kick back on a towel, take a sip and... more

Pets On Board

Pets On Board »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

As with any day out on the water, safety is the primary concern. This goes for your pets, too! We want to make sure that everyone, even those with four legs,... more

Coastal Townhouses

Coastal Townhouses »

By: Rob Marchese

“CT Waterfront Living” Townhouse in Downtown Niantic  It’s all in the name: Seaside Village.  Paradise beckons to those who value privacy as well... more

A Glimpse of Glamping

A Glimpse of Glamping »

By: Veronica Phobes

Your definition of glamping may be different from mine, and the next guys will be different, and the next, and so on. To me, glamping is a hybrid of camping,... more

Paddleboarding on Coastal Connecticut

Paddleboarding on Coastal Connecticut »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is an offshoot of surfing that originated in Hawaii. Unlike traditional surfing where the rider... more

Cruising the Beach

Cruising the Beach »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

On a sunny summer day at the beach, nothing beats riding down coastal roads on a beach cruiser bicycle. Catch the cooling beach breeze in your hair as you ride... more

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill »

By: Veronica Phobes

Nowadays even our grills are PC, however, it means something a little different in grill talk. Kenyon Grill's new PC technology means Precision Control, so you... more

How do you Tiki in Connecticut?

How do you Tiki in Connecticut? »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Does the idea of sipping on a cocktail at a tiki bar with water views sound like a slice of summer paradise? You don’t have to fly all the way to an exotic... more

The Village of Noank, Connecticut

The Village of Noank, Connecticut »

By: Deb Cohen

Noank is a village on a small peninsula, vaguely ear-shaped, at the western edge of the entrance to Mystic River Harbor. With water on three sides and the... more

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

For those afflicted with the horse bug, there is no better way to view the world than from the saddle, astride a trustworthy mount, who is willing and able to... more

Taking Yoga Outside

Taking Yoga Outside »

By: Veronica Phobes

Acting as holistic prevention to stress, anxiety, depression, unhealthy living and overall daily dysfunction, yoga has become the catch-all answer to much of... more

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

In the lobby of Suicide Six, one of America’s oldest ski resorts in South Pomfret, VT, Ryan Longfield asked the bartender who made the stool he was sitting... more

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance »

By: Mark Kersteen

Recognized as one of the premier concours in the country and the largest in the Northeast, Greenwich is unique in that it is two concours back to back.... more