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Visit Spectacular Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Visit Spectacular Old Saybrook, Connecticut »

By: Rob Marchese

At four centuries old, the charming seaside town of Old Saybrook has evolved into an amalgamation of all that is spectacular about the Connecticut... more

Phantastic PhotoBus

Phantastic PhotoBus »

By: Staff

Friends and neighbors gathered recently to kick off the Grassy Strip Music & Art Series, with the amazing Christine Ohlman and her band Rebel Montez.... more

Born to OutRUN (a Spotify Playlist)

Born to OutRUN (a Spotify Playlist) »

By: Staff

Madison native Elizabeth Shuman is the inspiration for OutRUN 38, a charitable organization started by her childhood friend, Nicole Crettella Burke. The goal... more

Coastal Cooking: Lobster Ceviche

Coastal Cooking: Lobster Ceviche »

By: Chef Ron Hook

A delicious recipe for lobster ceviche. Watch the video above for instructions; see below for your grocery list. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 1-1/2 lb lobsters,... more

New London Calling: Robert Cray Smokes the GAC

New London Calling: Robert Cray Smokes the GAC »

By: Owen McDonald

For the final date of their current tour, The Robert Cray Band decided to raise the roof on one of their favorite venues, the Garde Arts Center in New London,... more

Wheels of Controversy: Food Trucks Square Off

Wheels of Controversy: Food Trucks Square Off »

By: Leslie Singer

Food trucks have proliferated in Madison, CT—and everywhere else. But is this a boon to small business or a community eyesore? People are divided. We took to... more

Kid Fun: Penguins, Picnics, and Playgrounds

Kid Fun: Penguins, Picnics, and Playgrounds »

By: Lindsay Rizza

  Like The Beatles said, “it me took so long to find out. But I found out.” As car travel becomes a chore rather than an ice skating exercise, the... more

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why)

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why) »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

  If you love fishing and your child says they, too, want to learn, it’s time for the proverbial happy dance. Anglers generally pray that their kids... more

Paul Neri, Guitar Whisperer

Paul Neri, Guitar Whisperer »

By: Rob Marchese

  In today’s tech-mad world, the role of the luthier, a maker of stringed instruments including guitars and violins, might appear archaic to some. It... more

Serenity By the Sea: Great Spas of the Shoreline

Serenity By the Sea: Great Spas of the Shoreline »

By: Lindsay Rizza

  We at Coastal Connecticut magazine wrap our arms around new ideas. With that in mind, we invite you to think beyond the concept of a typical massage... more

Gardening That Draws In The Birds

Gardening That Draws In The Birds »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

While leading a bird watching tour in northern India the famed British ornithologist, David Bassil Hunt, was killed by a Bengal tiger. This fate is highly... more

GT OFF YR PHONE:  ITS IMPTNT 2 GET OUT

GT OFF YR PHONE: ITS IMPTNT 2 GET OUT »

By: John Gaffney

If you have kids, grandkids, or you are a kid—have I left anyone out?)—you face a unique challenge for this era. In a word: smartphones. I will argue that... more

Get Out of Your Car…Get Into Connecticut

Get Out of Your Car…Get Into Connecticut »

By: Ann Nyberg

A column by Emmy-nominated news anchor and longtime Connecticut personality Ann Nyberg, founder of Network Connecticut. Since it debuted in 2013, Coastal... more

Bluefish: Everyman’s Gamefish

Bluefish: Everyman’s Gamefish »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

If the American shad that run up the Connecticut River each spring merit the sobriquet “the poor man’s salmon,” a case could be made that the bluefish... more

How to Be a Man (if You’re a Woman): Second in a Series

How to Be a Man (if You’re a Woman): Second in a Series »

By: Sherri Daley

Our second installment from “What We Talk About,” a book of memories and anecdotes from women over 60 by Coastal Connecticut’s Sherri Daley and her... more

One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part Two: Mitoxantrone to Thanksgiving

One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part Two: Mitoxantrone to Thanksgiving »

By: John Gaffney

In 2004, Coastal Connecticut editor and Madison resident John Gaffney was diagnosed with acute leukemia and given minimal chance to walk out of Middlesex... more

Mrs. Caldwell Goes to Washington

Mrs. Caldwell Goes to Washington »

By: Mark J. Spehar

Hillary Clinton came to Madison recently. Which is as close as I personally will ever get to the woman, being that the sum total of my professional... more

THE JOURNALIST’S  MANTRA Or the importance of being Bob Dotson

THE JOURNALIST’S MANTRA Or the importance of being Bob Dotson »

By: John Gaffney

I’m going to mention Bob Dotson. And by mentioning Bob Dotson, I am the second-best journalist on this page, and anybody else I would mention on this page... more

One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part One: Bad Blood

One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part One: Bad Blood »

By: John Gaffney

In 2004, Coastal Connecticut editor and Madison resident John Gaffney was diagnosed with acute leukemia, and given minimal chance to walk out of Middlesex... more

Gators on the Golf Course

Gators on the Golf Course »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

Ed Ricciuti, Coastal Connecticut’s contributing editor for nature, the outdoors and science, has a new book on real urban jungle, the establishment of large,... more