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Feast of the Seven Fishes

Feast of the Seven Fishes »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Every year in the U.S., many people celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. Although it is unclear when the dinner became so popular, this... more

Head on out for dinner…. And BYOB

Head on out for dinner…. And BYOB »

By: Karena Garrity

Pack up your travel cooler with your favorite libations and head out to enjoy, friends, family and outdoor dining at one of the many Connecticut shoreline’s... more

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch »

By: Tom Soboleski

The friendly nudists of one Connecticut town. Meandering down narrow lanes past centuries-old stone walls and rustic pastures on a sun-splashed Saturday in... more

Blue Crab Heaven

Blue Crab Heaven »

By: Staff

Global warming already has begun to transform Long Island Sound, according to many marine scientists, creating climate-change winners, like blue crabs,... more

Older than Dinosaurs

Older than Dinosaurs »

By: Karena Garrity

For the past 445 million years, horseshoe crabs have been in existence, pre-dating humans, dinosaurs and pretty much life as we presently know it. However, in... more

Fisch is on The River 105.9

Fisch is on The River 105.9 »

By: David Fisch

An 80’s Summer Playlist...by Fisch from The River 105.9 Don Henley: Boys of Summer … A must have on EVERY summer playlist – timeless. Real Life: Send... more

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green »

By: Karena Garrity

Like beautiful, edible ribbons in the sea, brown sugar kelp strands twist and turn gently in the constant movement of the waterways of Long Island Sound. This... more

Your New Passport to Connecticut State Parks

Your New Passport to Connecticut State Parks »

By: Lindsay Rizza

A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park, is more than just another day at the beach. As  Connecticut's largest shoreline park, it offers over 2 miles of... more

Sweeping the Sand

Sweeping the Sand »

By: Rachel Precious

We all enjoy and are proud of Connecticut beaches. It’s everyone’s job to help keep our coastline clean. What can you do? Host a small beach cleanup day... more

Coastal Traveller – Newport Boat Show, RI

Coastal Traveller – Newport Boat Show, RI »

By: Jamieson Murphy

Beyond the Docks - Wishing your fair winds and following seas. It's a beautiful day to be in Newport, Rhode Island. Boat shows are not just about seeing... more

The Hermitage Club – A Discreetly Fashionable Getaway in Vermont

The Hermitage Club – A Discreetly Fashionable Getaway in Vermont »

By: Jamieson Murphy

Vermont’s Fall appeal revolves around The Hermitage Club in Wilmington, Vermont. With Southern Vermont slowly morphing into a sophisticated destination,... more

5-Bedroom Perfection on the Water in Stunning Fairfield

5-Bedroom Perfection on the Water in Stunning Fairfield »

By: Rob Marchese

It really is perfection on the waterfront: behold an immaculate 3300 square foot, fully renovated home on a private strip of Fairfield Beach Road in scenic... more

AAA Diamond Hotels of Connecticut

AAA Diamond Hotels of Connecticut »

By: Owen McDonald

The inspectors of AAA—who intrepidly rate hotels and restaurants throughout North America and adjacent regions—have  handed down their coveted ratings for... more

Connecticut River Shad — Revivifying a Fishery

Connecticut River Shad — Revivifying a Fishery »

By: Wick Griswold

Connecticut River Shad – for thousands of springs, people have hauled these silvery swimmers out of the river to bake, broil, saute, salt or pickle in brine.... more

The Secret Lives of Coastal Islands

The Secret Lives of Coastal Islands »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

Salt Island is a scrap of rock, crested by low vegetation, so close to Middle Beach in Westbrook that people wade to it at low tide. Only a few rotted pilings... more

Warfare Redux: Fort Trumbull State Park

Warfare Redux: Fort Trumbull State Park »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

If only there was a Connecticut state park where could pit your video game skills as a submarine SONAR operator against an enemy vessel; catch films on... more

A Nautical Woodstock Comes to Essex

A Nautical Woodstock Comes to Essex »

By: Owen McDonald

Maybe you’ve been to boat shows, but chances are you haven’t been to anything like the International Cruising Boat Expo (ICBE), taking place June 2-7 at... more

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why)

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why) »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

  If you love fishing and your child says they, too, want to learn, it’s time for the proverbial happy dance. Anglers generally pray that their kids... more

Bluefish: Everyman’s Gamefish

Bluefish: Everyman’s Gamefish »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

If the American shad that run up the Connecticut River each spring merit the sobriquet “the poor man’s salmon,” a case could be made that the bluefish... more

The Shoreline’s Secret Trout Culture

The Shoreline’s Secret Trout Culture »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

Year in, year out. Sure as the sun will rise. On the third Saturday of April, at 6 a.m. sharp, a barrage of live bait, lures, and imitation flies hits the... more