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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

Westville Artwalk 22 Is coming! May 10 & 11, 2019

Westville Artwalk 22 Is coming! May 10 & 11, 2019 »

By: Staff

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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

The State House Rocks in New Haven

The State House Rocks in New Haven »

By: Rob Marchese

A New Shot of Musical Diversity: New Haven’s The State House Opens its Doors Carlos Wells talks about the New Haven music scene the way an ornithologist... more

Dryocopus Pileatus

Dryocopus Pileatus »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Connecticut is home to 7 species of woodpeckers that live in forests, woodlands, orchards, residential areas, and city parks throughout the state. An... more

2019 Spring Concert Preview – CT’s Best Gigs

2019 Spring Concert Preview – CT’s Best Gigs »

By: Rob Marchese

As always, there’s an impressive roster of musical acts coming to Connecticut this spring.  Taking a quick hiatus from Phish, his usual outfit, Trey... more

Equal Day and Night…

Equal Day and Night… »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the day and night will be of almost equal duration. Conventional wisdom suggests that on the equinox everybody on Earth gets... more

Spotted in the Bahamas

Spotted in the Bahamas »

By: Sharon Bruce

While just over 60 pairs of Piping Plovers nest in Connecticut, one keeps making herself known. Piping Plover "Pink Flag 2E" first captured Audubon... more

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs »

By: Veronica Phobes

They’re small, a little slimy, unassuming and fragile. Most don’t even take notice of them; they are the state’s most abundant frog species, the... more

Stone Walls of Connecticut

Stone Walls of Connecticut »

By: Carla Rover

Have you ever noticed how many stone walls there are in Connecticut? Have you ever wondered who made them? And where they got all of those rocks? Early... more

The Rambling Inn

The Rambling Inn »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

When Damian Cashman arrives he won’t just roll into town. He’ll ramble. Cashman is the founder and owner of The Rambling Inn, a new pub on wheels... more

Roses for Autism Grows Roses Careers & Love

Roses for Autism Grows Roses Careers & Love »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Tucked away on Route 1 in Guilford is one of Connecticut's hidden gems.  Roses for Autism is many things; it's a farm, a florist, a career training program, a... more

Connecticut Tobacco Control

Connecticut Tobacco Control »

By: Marisa Sabowski

Tobacco use remains the nation’s leading cause of preventable death and disease, taking an estimated 480,000 lives every year. This year’s “State of... more

Winter 2019 – Connecticut’s Best Gigs

Winter 2019 – Connecticut’s Best Gigs »

By: Rob Marchese

   Pink Floyd’s 1979 album, The Wall, has been lauded over the years as a tour de force, an epic, genre-defying album that encompases all that... more

New Shoreline Holiday Traditions

New Shoreline Holiday Traditions »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Old New England history is so evident in Madison's many remaining antique buildings. This quaint Connecticut community has everyone falling in love with its... more

Bee-Pocalypse Now (or Later)

Bee-Pocalypse Now (or Later) »

By: Bob Woods

This time, “They told us, “the end is here.” That's what the media hype machine warned us just a few years ago. Massive die-offs were decimating the... more

Haunted Haunts; The Daniel Packer Inne

Haunted Haunts; The Daniel Packer Inne »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

I'm a bit of an anomaly; I started drinking coffee at nine, didn't like cake till my late teens, and routinely wear authentic Disney Princess dresses (except... more

An Aerial History Lesson

An Aerial History Lesson »

By: Karena Garrity

Imagine getting the chance to explore every nook and cranny of the 410 mile Connecticut River, from its mouth in Old Saybrook, to its source, a small pond,... more

Pink Eggs & Glam

Pink Eggs & Glam »

By: Tom Soboleski

“I’m just a man in a dress,” s(he) declared, “trying to spread a little joy, happiness and silliness in the world,” at the close of her raucous Pink... more

Why bury the hatchet when you can throw it

Why bury the hatchet when you can throw it »

By: Jackie Nappo

It’s you and the bullseye.  You’ve seen your fair share of these, mostly when you were younger, maybe in college.  It was different back then. You might... more