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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The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

09/25/14

The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

It’s safe to say the things we highlight here—purposefully including different types of events in different parts of Connecticut—are all great options for enjoyment and discovery.

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Tom Foley Wants to Cap Connecticut's Car Tax to Ease Pain Where It's Punitive

09/25/14

Tom Foley Wants to Cap Connecticut's Car Tax to Ease Pain Where It's Punitive

Tom Foley wants to cap the tax rate for automobiles to 30 mills with the state covering the revenue gap it would mean for municipalities.

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 Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

09/24/14

Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

Three Cheshire natives have banded together as the nonprofit Ball & Socket Arts, Inc. to transform the former Ball & Socket Manufacturing Co. factory into an arts destination with galleries, educational spaces, artists' lofts, a concert space and more.

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Vintage and Funky Style at New Rising Sun Boutique in Litchfield

09/24/14

Vintage and Funky Style at New Rising Sun Boutique in Litchfield

Walking into Rising Sun Boutique is like cracking open a treasure chest.

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