Holy Land’s Waterbury Resurrection: Hollywood Style Sign Visible for First Time in Decades

09/29/14

Holy Land’s Waterbury Resurrection: Hollywood Style Sign Visible for First Time in Decades

All summer volunteers have cleared brush and trees at the long-abandoned religious theme park that once attracted thousands of visitors a year and now the crowds are returning.

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Connecticut Halloween 2014: Haunted Attractions & Cemetery Tours

09/29/14

Connecticut Halloween 2014: Haunted Attractions & Cemetery Tours

Tis the season for screams, chills and frights. Some of the best that October has to offer:

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Autumn Glows in Show of New Paintings by Connecticut Landscape Master

09/29/14

Autumn Glows in Show of New Paintings by Connecticut Landscape Master

The title of Tom Adkins' new show at the Gregory James Gallery in New Milford, “Pastoral Solitudes,” suggests the state of being that the contemporary realist from Southbury captures in paintings typically begun en plein air and finished in the studio.

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Former Chef at The Whelk Envisions Danny Meyer-Style Greenwich Destination

09/29/14

Former Chef at The Whelk Envisions Danny Meyer-Style Greenwich Destination

Geoff Lazlo, former Executive Chef at The Whelk in Westport, is heading back to his hometown of Greenwich, CT to open a place of his own.

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Guilford Art Center Creates Clay Hearts for Terminally Ill Patients at Yale-New Haven Hospital

09/29/14

Guilford Art Center Creates Clay Hearts for Terminally Ill Patients at Yale-New Haven Hospital

Now, the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital has partnered with the Guilford Art Center to create small clay hearts that are put in the memory boxes, given to all families of terminally ill patients.

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Castle Craig Offers Towering Views of Fall Foliage

09/26/14

Castle Craig Offers Towering Views of Fall Foliage

The latest feature in our ongoing series on Connecticut castles is a state landmark and perfect fall destination.

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Florence Griswold Museum Show Links Three Connecticut Women Artists

09/26/14

Florence Griswold Museum Show Links Three Connecticut Women Artists

The exhibitions of three female artists will come together to create a mosaic-like showcase of Connecticut art across three centuries and three different mediums at the Florence Griswold Museum in October.

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Classic 50s Diner Has Big, Glitzy Crowd-Pleasing Impact in New Milford

09/26/14

Classic 50s Diner Has Big, Glitzy Crowd-Pleasing Impact in New Milford

DinerLuxe brings the classic 50s diner look and feel back to Connecticut, and this New Milford establishment is thriving.

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Tom Foley's Schools Plan Fails, Malloy, Democrats Say

09/26/14

Tom Foley's Schools Plan Fails, Malloy, Democrats Say

Republican gubernatorial contender Tom Foley's schools plan comes under fire from Gov. Dannel Malloy and Democrats.

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Connecticut Company is the Amazon.com of Jewish Food

09/25/14

Connecticut Company is the Amazon.com of Jewish Food

Norwalk based company, Challah Connection, distributes bagels, lux, challah, rugelach and more throughout the country, especially this time of year around Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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