Weekend Best: Memorial Day Parades, Robin Hood Fair, Mystic Seaport Salute to Summer …

05/21/15

Weekend Best: Memorial Day Parades, Robin Hood Fair, Mystic Seaport Salute to Summer …

Memorial Day weekend is packed with parades, ceremonies, festivals and events. Check out the Robin Hood Springtime Festival, Heirloom Festival, Salute to Summer and more.

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Historic Mayflower II Docked at Home in Plymouth, Via Mystic Seaport Restoration

05/21/15

Historic Mayflower II Docked at Home in Plymouth, Via Mystic Seaport Restoration

The historic reproduction of one of history’s most famous ships has returned to its home port after undergoing several months of restoration work in Mystic.

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Tanger Outlets’ Paradise for Stylish Savings Opens at Foxwoods

05/21/15

Tanger Outlets’ Paradise for Stylish Savings Opens at Foxwoods

Discerning shoppers, unleash your wallets. Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods is officially open for business, which means discounts and deals at stores such as American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Fossil, Gap, H&M, J.Crew, LOFT, Michael Kors, Nike, Skechers, Steve Madden, Talbots, Tommy Hilfiger and many, many more. (See the full list of stores.) Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods celebrated its grand opening today (May 21) at 10 a.m.with an official ribbon cutting hosted by Drew and Jonathan from the hit show “Property Brothers.” Grand opening festivities will run through the weekend, and will feature personal styling sessions with a “People StyleWatch” fashion editor, a design workshop with the...

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One Dish: Delicious Hanger Steak at New Public House in Old Lyme

05/20/15

One Dish: Delicious Hanger Steak at New Public House in Old Lyme

The Public House’s grilled hanger steak was bliss, perfectly cooked, its charred -black craggy crust well-seasoned, in perfect contrast to the rich, buttery interior that defines this cut of meat.

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Ghosts? Paranormal Investigators Visit Hempsted Houses in New London

05/19/15

Ghosts? Paranormal Investigators Visit Hempsted Houses in New London

The Ghosts of New England Research Society prepares to investigate the historic houses this weekend.

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Connecticut Home of Bob Avian of ‘Dreamgirls,’ ‘Miss Saigon,’ For Sale

05/19/15

Connecticut Home of Bob Avian of ‘Dreamgirls,’ ‘Miss Saigon,’ For Sale

Theater legend Robert Avian is known for the unique style, class and poetic depth of his works. It is no wonder why some 40 years ago he took what was a hunting lodge that needed some tender loving care in the bucolic town of Kent, Conn., and turned it into a impeccably tasteful, idyllic retreat, one that meshes wonderfully with its natural environment. Avian, 76, a dancer, choreographer, theater producer and director, purchased what is now known as The Lodge at Flanders Mountain in the 1970s. The Tony Award-winner (choreography for ‘A Chorus Line,’ ‘Dreamgirls,’ ‘Ballroom’) quickly began a renovation of the main building, as well as several other structures on the property, and set about creating a magical manmade landscape that rivaled the...

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Stamford Students Worry Proposed FAA Regs May Sink Drone Water Rescue Device

05/19/15

Stamford Students Worry Proposed FAA Regs May Sink Drone Water Rescue Device

Under the proposed regulations drone operators would have to be 17, which could eliminate drone innovations like Project Ryptide at King Low Heywood Thomas School in Stamford.

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Classic Summer Fun in Connecticut: Beaches, Food, Family Fun, Events …

05/18/15

Classic Summer Fun in Connecticut: Beaches, Food, Family Fun, Events …

Dozens of great places to go and things to do, all across Connecticut this summer. Come on and have some fun!

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L'Orcio in New Haven: Hearty Italian Food and Charming Outdoor Dining

05/18/15

L'Orcio in New Haven: Hearty Italian Food and Charming Outdoor Dining

Ascending the front steps and crossing the threshold of L’Orcio has the distinct, comforting feeling of entering a family member’s or close friend’s home.

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Great Pizza Just Off I-84 on Way to UConn? Try Camille's

05/18/15

Great Pizza Just Off I-84 on Way to UConn? Try Camille's

A three-hour drive to Boston is best broken up by lunch, preferably pizza, and always with a good friend.

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