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J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Mystic Seaport Museum presents J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, a major exhibition organized in cooperation with Tate, from October 5, 2019, to February... more

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

Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point

Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point »

By: Veronica Phobes

Perched, prominently high above the scenic Connecticut River on what is referred to as one of the Seven Sister hilltops in the town of East Haddam sits William... more

Sweet Native Connecticut Corn

Sweet Native Connecticut Corn »

By: Veronica Phobes

Corn in Connecticut has a long and storied past dating back to the time of Native Americans and settlers; fast forward to present day and the hardy,... 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

Using CBD in a Professional Kitchen

Using CBD in a Professional Kitchen »

By: Amelia Noble

CBD and its seemingly magical effects are sweeping the nation. It can be difficult to figure out what is true about CBD and what isn’t, using it in a... 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

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

Happy 105th Birthday BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL

Happy 105th Birthday BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

A citywide celebration of the 105th birthday of the historic Bushnell Park Carousel is scheduled for Saturday, August 24, 2019. The event is planned to begin... more

Fall ’19 Concert Preview – CT’s Best Gigs

Fall ’19 Concert Preview – CT’s Best Gigs »

By: Rob Marchese

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean Connecticut’s music scene is as well.  On the contrary. This fall will see some wonderful live acts... more

Fireflies – Lighting Up the Night

Fireflies – Lighting Up the Night »

By: Veronica Phobes

Like tiny, magical, Shakespearean sprites, fireflies light up the summertime night with romance, intrigue and biology. These flies, which are not flies... more

Taking the Stage

Taking the Stage »

By: Rob Marchese

    Open mic nights have so often been an underground enterprise.  Rarely are they advertised as much - or attended as often - as feature acts.  Yet the... more

Beach Blanket Musical Masterpieces

Beach Blanket Musical Masterpieces »

By: Staff

The Warmth of the Sun…and 49 other beach blanket musical masterpieces both major and minor. Beach reads and beach music share some common elements. Beach... more

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

The Madison Historical Society will host its seventh annual Tour of Remarkable Homes on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm. The self-guided tour will... more

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House Has it All

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House Has it All »

By: Rob Marchese

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House is a veritable haven for cultural events throughout this summer.  From its Twilight Concerts to art exhibits and fit walks,... 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

2019 Summer Concerts – CT’s Best Gigs

2019 Summer Concerts – CT’s Best Gigs »

By: Rob Marchese

Summer is looming.  That means the time to see great live music is fast approaching.  Connecticut’s best venues are teaming with artists from all eras and... more

Drive Change. Drive Electric.

Drive Change. Drive Electric. »

By: Hanna Emerson

Like the arrival of the smartphone, electric cars are causing a generational divide. According to a new study from the ‘Drive Change. Drive Electric.’... more

Nautical Roots of America’s Iconic Style

Nautical Roots of America’s Iconic Style »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Streamlining in design refers to a style applied to manufactured objects in the 1930s and 40s. Designers and manufacturers were eager to increase... more

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass?

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass? »

By: Jane Hodgins

Not Necessarily.. When Susannah Lerman talked with fellow researchers and friends about her study of the effects of less frequent lawn mowing to improve... more