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The subtle genius of the small-town business

The subtle genius of the small-town business »

By: Jackie Nappo

A walk through picturesque Madison leaves pedestrians, no matter where they hail from, with a sense of such belonging that they could swear they’ve lived... more

Mexican Marvels at Milagro Café in Stonington

Mexican Marvels at Milagro Café in Stonington »

By: Staff

Celebrating ten years in business, Stonington’s Milagro Café is a quaint Mexican eatery with authentic roots. Owner Martin Zavala hails from Mexico... more

Total Health and Fitness

Total Health and Fitness »

By: Karena Garrity

Creating a family, as well as a fitness community, Privé Swiss Fitness located bi-coastally at the shops at Water’s Edge in Westbrook, (formerly Fitness on... more

Stop and Smell the… Lavender!

Stop and Smell the… Lavender! »

By: Karena Garrity

It all started with an intrinsic question from Denise Salafia to her inner self, ‘How can I make the world a more beautiful place?’ This simple, yet... more

As the Bowl Turns

As the Bowl Turns »

By: Karena Garrity

For Old Lyme resident Alan Todd, hand turning one of a kind wooden bowls has become more than just a hobby. Well known in his circle and beyond, Todd’s... more

The Lost Art of Handmade Tile

The Lost Art of Handmade Tile »

By: Trisha Mattern

It’s a ceramic tile collection inspired by art and crafted by hand. The charm of old world carving and design is brought back to life by Quemere... more

Rediscovering South Norwalk

Rediscovering South Norwalk »

By: Rachel Precious

Hovering at a stoplight, overpassing the Norwalk River, I revel in the familiarity of South Norwalk and wonder what to uncover about this well-known... more

Legacy at Mystic Knotwork

Legacy at Mystic Knotwork »

By: Aaron Ciardullo

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On the beach eats in Connecticut

On the beach eats in Connecticut »

By: Emily Cahill

You’ll know you are there when your tires hit the sand. “Lenny’s on the Beach,” is not an exaggeration of a name: the restaurant is literally on the... more

Vintage rugs tell a story

Vintage rugs tell a story »

By: Erica Sunshine

Vintage rugs tell a story. Not only a story about where it has been, but also a story of how it was made, and whose hands expertly crafted it. The intricacy... more

Let’s make a Blind date

Let’s make a Blind date »

By: Karena Garrity

It may be cold outside, but you can add warmth to any room with window treatments. It’s a no brainer that a well-dressed window can make or break a... more

Tiling through Social Media

Tiling through Social Media »

By: Karena Garrity

Juxtaposing old school customer service, innovative social media fun and quality distinctive products, Tile America has linked up with Nicole White and Mike... more

Home & Garden on Coastal Connecticut

Home & Garden on Coastal Connecticut »

By: Eric Trumpold

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The Hartford Boat Show

The Hartford Boat Show »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Life is better with a boat. It may be frigid in New England, but everyone in the region knows that boating season really starts now. How do we know? The... more

Susan Powell Fine Art Annual Holiday Show

Susan Powell Fine Art Annual Holiday Show »

By: Karena Garrity

Have you ever found yourself entranced with a painting? One that has drawn you into that moment in time it has captured perfectly; brushed with just the... more

Tracy Brent’s Tips and Trends

Tracy Brent’s Tips and Trends »

By: Kallie Branciforte

A strong passions for analytics might not be a quality you expect from the owner of two popular women’s boutiques, but that’s part of what got Tracy Brent... more

An Art Oasis – Susan Powell Fine Art

An Art Oasis – Susan Powell Fine Art »

By: Staff

Successful collectors and gallery directors have an eye for creative vision—especially as it pertains to subject matter. On the Connecticut shoreline, this... more

A magical hamlet. Visit Madison Connecticut.

A magical hamlet. Visit Madison Connecticut. »

By: Jamieson Murphy

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Creations – Making Wishes Come True

Creations – Making Wishes Come True »

By: Melissa Waldron

If you’d like to find something unique and inspiring under your Christmas tree this year instead of the same old, same old, you might try sending your... more

Warm & Cozy at The Country Shop of Madison

Warm & Cozy at The Country Shop of Madison »

By: Kallie Branciforte

Just looking at the clothing hanging in The Country Shop of Madison makes you feel warm and cozy.  The sophisticated yet relaxed style makes it a one-stop... more