Bitter Harvest: Can Connecticut Hops  Become a New Cash Crop?

09/04/15

Bitter Harvest: Can Connecticut Hops Become a New Cash Crop?

Hops were once a major crop in Connecticut. Now a new generation of farmers is hoping to regain that standing and help fuel the craft beer movement.

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Weekend Best Bets: Goshen Fair, Lime Rock Historic Fest, Odyssey Greek Fest & More

09/03/15

Weekend Best Bets: Goshen Fair, Lime Rock Historic Fest, Odyssey Greek Fest & More

Big three-day Labor Day weekend ahead, with lots of sunshine and good weather in the forecast—the last gasp of summer for most. Here's some of what's going on around Connecticut... Fair Days A staple of the long Labor Day weekend, the Goshen Fair features a variety of entertainers in addition to its packed schedule of family-friendly events on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 5-7. This year, the fair welcomes Soul Sound Revue, King Kountry, A-Ray of Elvis, Nature Nick’s Animal Adventures, The Zolla Boys and the Muttville Comix. Also, there will be fireworks, a frozen t-shirt contest, pie-eating contests (above left) and hay bale- and skillet-tossing challenges among the dozens of activities and things to do.    Legendary Racing...

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CT Man Honors Fallen 9/11 Firefighter at Freedom Tower Stair Climb & Run

09/02/15

CT Man Honors Fallen 9/11 Firefighter at Freedom Tower Stair Climb & Run

On 9/11 Stephen Siller died in the South Tower after running through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. His New Fairfield cousin has helped make sure his and other sacrifices that day have not been forgotten.

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One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

09/01/15

One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

A soul food specialty can be found along the Connecticut shore.

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AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

08/31/15

AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

AmeriCares provides aid to its neighbors from Fairfield County and around the globe.

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Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

08/27/15

Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Sayulita in Glastonbury offers savvy, sophisticated Mexican cuisine in a hip, relaxed atmosphere.

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Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

08/27/15

Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

The next few days are jam-packed with an array of activities that will help you forget it’s the last weekend in August.

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Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

08/26/15

Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Major renovations to the Mattatuck Museum's gallery spaces transform the viewing experience and usher in three great exhibits running now.

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08/25/15

Best of Connecticut 2015

Here's our annual roundup of the best food and drink, entertainment, shopping and more from around Connecticut.

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08/24/15

Shopping

Consignment Furniture Middlebury Consignment Middlebury, (203) 528-0130 middleburyconsignment.com Middlebury Consignments is the perfect place to buy and sell antique and contemporary furniture and home décor. The 20,000-square-foot showroom contains furniture from some of the most notable designers—Theodore Alexander, Maitland-Smith and Henredon—not to mention a large collection of iconic checkered black-and-white ceramic pieces from MacKenzie-Childs. There is also a café with a chef.   Antiques: Multidealer Antique and Artisan Gallery Stamford, (203) 327-6022 stamfordantiques.com At the Antique and Artisan Gallery, you’ll find vintage, mid-century and antique furniture, all hand-selected and...

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