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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers »

By: Leslie Singer

Edible Flowers The Lotus Eaters were way ahead of the gourmet curve It's said that scent is the most powerful of the five major senses. Like clean... more

The Old Soul of New Preston

The Old Soul of New Preston »

By: Owen McDonald

The Old Soul of New Preston A hidden Connecticut village with a timeless air Even the kinesis and vivid sweep of the Connecticut coast can become... more

Near & Far Aid Targets Poverty in Fairfield

Near & Far Aid Targets Poverty in Fairfield »

By: Sherri Daley

Near & Far Aid makes charity fulsome and fabulous Once a year, Mitchells of Westport adjusts the lighting, turns up the music, and plays gracious host... more

Skipper Emily Dellenbaugh

Skipper Emily Dellenbaugh »

By: Denis Jakuc

Skipper Emily Dellenbaugh 49erFX Olympic Hopeful As a racing sailor, you get to compete in the Olympics by engaging in an "Olympic campaign." This... more

Bittersweet Symphony

Bittersweet Symphony »

By: Renée Allen, CSS, CSW, FWS

Tart tastes rock the world of cocktails—and wine, too Bitter spirits? Yes, that's a thing. And so are bitter wines. Actually, bitter beverages have a lot... more

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills Plymouth, Massachusetts Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills had been on our radar for... more

Simply Stonington

Simply Stonington »

By: Owen McDonald

The historic shoreline treasure of Stonington still shines I recently had the pleasure of joining an old-fashioned parlor chat in a lovely Connecticut home.... more

Partying With Faith Middleton

Partying With Faith Middleton »

By: Owen McDonald

Partying With Faith Middleton Faith Middleton, Host, WNPR’s “The Food Schmooze (r) Party” It’s a law of the universe, or, at the very least,... 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

Don Henley’s New Album Cass County Delivers…Mostly

Don Henley’s New Album Cass County Delivers…Mostly »

By: Rob Marchese

Let’s get the irony out of the way: Don Henley just put out Cass County, a lovely and mostly understated country album. This is roughly forty years after he... more

Winterize So Your Boat Doesn’t Splinterize

Winterize So Your Boat Doesn’t Splinterize »

By: Denis Jakuc

When ships and boats become icebound – which happens more than you probably think – it triggers a conga line of icebreakers and Coast Guard escorts,... more

The Quest for Longitude

The Quest for Longitude »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

An English artisan with little formal education (but super woodworking skills) developed the navigational device that in the 17th Century charted the course of... more

New England Science & Sailing Charts the Smarts

New England Science & Sailing Charts the Smarts »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

A retired captain of Wall Street with a passion for the sea has navigated a small yacht club sailing program in Stonington into a non-profit organization... more

Toad’s Place Is Still Hopping

Toad’s Place Is Still Hopping »

By: Domenick Gasparro

Legendary music venue, Toad's Place, is still hopping with new acts and old memories. If everyone who said they were at Toad’s for The Stones in ’89... more

Al Fresco Style

Al Fresco Style »

By: Leslie Singer

Coastline shops hold surprises for every al fresco host Photography by Susie Cushner. Stylist, Diana Hartman Gathering with friends and lingering for... more

(Not) All in the Same Boat

(Not) All in the Same Boat »

By: Lindsay Rizza

“We have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we... more

The Coastal Traveler – Trump Central Park

The Coastal Traveler – Trump Central Park »

By: Owen McDonald

Trump Central Park, New York City Towering over Manhattan’s Columbus Circle is Gaetano Russo’s 1892 statue of Christopher Columbus. He’s a... more

At the Helm with Rives Potts

At the Helm with Rives Potts »

By: Owen McDonald

In the ESPN Films/Grantland documentary, Ted Turner’s Greatest Race, we learn about the 1979 Fastnet yacht race in which the media tycoon's boat, Tenacious,... more

Everybody Wants to Be Closer to Free

Everybody Wants to Be Closer to Free »

By: Owen McDonald

It’s not the Tour de France – in some ways, it’s better. On the morning of Saturday September 12, an estimated 1,400 bicyclists will ride out from The... 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