Ridgefield Mansion Where Houdini Practiced Escapes For Sale; Robert Vaughn Once Owned It

06/27/14

Ridgefield Mansion Where Houdini Practiced Escapes For Sale; Robert Vaughn Once Owned It

Calling Ridgefield’s Sunset Hall a castle might be stretching the definition a bit but with 19,452 square feet, a ballroom, 11 bedrooms, and historic links to the United Nations and Harry Houdini the latest edition to our Connecticut Castle series is certainly fit for a king.

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Christopher Martin's in New Haven: Great Pub With Fine Dining Too

06/27/14

Christopher Martin's in New Haven: Great Pub With Fine Dining Too

The surprise for many at Christopher Martin's in New Haven may be the hearty food presented with elegance in the dining room opposite the bustling bar.

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Duncan Sheik, Connecticut Musician Raise Money for Make-A-Wish in Concert

06/26/14

Duncan Sheik, Connecticut Musician Raise Money for Make-A-Wish in Concert

Duncan Sheik and Connecticut musician Charlie Scopoletti are raising money for Make-A-Wish in a June 27 concert.

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Yale Architects Design Hope: Middle East Peace Park in Israel, Jordan

06/25/14

Yale Architects Design Hope: Middle East Peace Park in Israel, Jordan

Two Yale University architects and urban designers are playing integral roles on plans for a Middle East Peace Park in Israel and Jordan.

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Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship Going 'Home' to New Bedford on 38th Voyage

06/24/14

Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship Going 'Home' to New Bedford on 38th Voyage

The historic whaling ship Charles W. Morgan, fully restored by Mystic Seaport and at sea on its historic 38th Voyage, returns to the city where it was built, New Bedford, Mass.

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Mystic Blues Festival Lineup Includes Spin Doctors, James Cotton, Other Stars

06/24/14

Mystic Blues Festival Lineup Includes Spin Doctors, James Cotton, Other Stars

It should be no surprise when the nonprofit, family-friendly fest unfolds June 27, 28 and 29 that the lineup is as packed as it is, and it keeps getting better, with the recent addition of the great Joe Louis Walker as a special guest with Saturday headliner Johnny Winter.

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Wine Bar Taking Scoozzi Spot in New Haven; Batali’s Tarry Lodge Coming

06/24/14

Wine Bar Taking Scoozzi Spot in New Haven; Batali’s Tarry Lodge Coming

Harvest Wine Bar is taking over the former site of Scoozzi Trattoria in New Haven, and Mario Batali's Tarry Lodge should be open by the fall, adding to the luster of the Elm City's dining scene.

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Summer Guide to Best Gourmet and Homemade Ice Cream in Connecticut

06/23/14

Summer Guide to Best Gourmet and Homemade Ice Cream in Connecticut

We scooped back in time to serve up once again our summer guide to the best ice cream in Connecticut from 2012. What was delicious then is just as delicious now.

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'Benedict Arnold' the Musical is Ready to Turn Heads

06/23/14

'Benedict Arnold' the Musical is Ready to Turn Heads

A new musical based on the life of the nation's most infamous traitor is taking the stage in his hometown of Norwich.

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30 Years After 'Broadway Danny Rose' Nick Apollo Forte Is Still Entertaining

06/23/14

30 Years After 'Broadway Danny Rose' Nick Apollo Forte Is Still Entertaining

Thirty years after Broadway Danny Rose, Waterbury's Nick Apollo Forte is still doing what he loves—entertaining.

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