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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

Fall 2018 Concert Preview – Connecticut’s Best Gigs

Fall 2018 Concert Preview – Connecticut’s Best Gigs »

By: Rob Marchese

There’s no better way to bid farewell to summer than by checking out some great live music in Connecticut this fall.  From stripped down Americana, to... more

Swallow Synchronicity

Swallow Synchronicity »

By: Karena Garrity

Nature is most beautiful when it gives way to instinct, which is the impetuous for the magical occurrence which happens each year on Goose Island, just off the... more

Musical Forces At the Ivoryton Playhouse

Musical Forces At the Ivoryton Playhouse »

By: Karena Garrity

Steeped in a bath of small town history, the Ivoryton Playhouse is not only iconic for its shows, but also for its narrative. The charming, picturesque... more

Greenwich Polo Ponies

Greenwich Polo Ponies »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Nestled in the beautiful backcountry of Connecticut, Greenwich Polo Club was established in 1981 and is recognized as one of the elite high-goal polo venues... more

The Wild Mushroom Hunter

The Wild Mushroom Hunter »

By: Sherri Daley

Perhaps your idea of a vacation is a river boat trip up Peruvian Amazon, disembarking to explore the dense rain forests with their towering trees and dripping... more

The Buzz About West Nile

The Buzz About West Nile »

By: Karena Garrity

It’s been super hot and super humid and the mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus are loving it! According to Philip Armstrong, Director of the... 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

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

Something’s Brewing in Chester

Something’s Brewing in Chester »

By: Karena Garrity

Look for the bright red door in downtown Chester! When you find it, you’ve found the Little House Brewing Company, which will be opening its symbolic door... 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

Land of July: A Real Life Scandal of Sex & Social Media at a Connecticut High School

Land of July: A Real Life Scandal of Sex & Social Media at a Connecticut High School »

By: Rob Marchese

On an ordinary January afternoon, a disturbing revelation about his wife hurls one man into a maelstrom of public humiliation and heartbreak, and eventually on... more

Native Plants for Low-Maintenance Gardening

Native Plants for Low-Maintenance Gardening »

By: Katie Kuchta

Growing a successful, low-maintenance garden in Connecticut is all about finding the right plant, for the right place, at the right time. At least, that’s... more

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential.

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

As we inch toward summer, here's something to consider. You might be astonished by the number of shell collectors who have no idea that animals created their... more

Celebrate your lager, stout, wheat beer or pale ale.

Celebrate your lager, stout, wheat beer or pale ale. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

One of the world’s oldest prepared beverages, beer dates back to 9500 BC when cereal was first farmed.  Recorded in history of ancient Iraq and Egypt. Beer... more

Stamford’s King School unlocks students’ potential

Stamford’s King School unlocks students’ potential »

By: Rachel Precious

In listening to Head of School Elect Karen Eshoo talk about Stamford's King School, her voice is brimming with passion and enthusiasm. It's easy to see why: in... more