In Madison, Monday Will Be Mac Bohonnon Day in Honor of Olympic Skier, Not Presidents' Day

02/12/14

In Madison, Monday Will Be Mac Bohonnon Day in Honor of Olympic Skier, Not Presidents' Day

Mac Bohonnon is the only member of the team competing in men's aerials in freestyle skiing.

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Portrait 365: A Connecticut Photographer Pushes Artistry to New Heights, Daily

02/11/14

Portrait 365: A Connecticut Photographer Pushes Artistry to New Heights, Daily

The initiative is called Portrait 365, “daily visual experiments by Erin Covey.” There will be a year’s worth of images, and then she’ll see where to go next.

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Tucker West's Dad Tells Ladies Connecticut Olympian Is Available

02/10/14

Tucker West's Dad Tells Ladies Connecticut Olympian Is Available

Connecticut Olympian Tucker West of Ridgefield may not have won a medal in Sochi, Russia, but some in the media are giving his father, Brett, an honorary gold for his performance. Seems that dad announced to the world on the "Today Show" Sunday that his 6’1” teenage son with All-American good looks is a very eligible bachelor, though a little shy. DAAAAAAD! 18 year old @TuckerWest1's dad on @Todayshow: "Tucker is VERY single" Watch the clip here: http://t.co/wF9GSxSM85 — NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 9, 2014 The pitch from his dad drew this response from Tucker on Twitter: Although slightly mortified by my dad's comments on the @TODAYshow he's still the best dad I could have ever asked for! —...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns to Connecticut

02/07/14

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns to Connecticut

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns Feb. 21-23 with new action-packed adventure films and exotic travelogues from around the globe.

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Impressionist Art Trove in Connecticut, Hill-Stead, Poised to Grow Under New Director

02/05/14

Impressionist Art Trove in Connecticut, Hill-Stead, Poised to Grow Under New Director

The Hill-Stead has power—but a century on from its arrival as a 33,000-square-foot grand house filled with art and antiques, the magic has become a bit static, perhaps even overlooked, as the museum has become a challenge to maintain and the need for new energy, funds and future direction have become as evident as the Impressionists’ revolutionary talents.

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