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Coronavirus aside, it used to be said that the spread of sport utility sales was quite contagious, too. Now, that automotive infection has turned into just as much of an epidemic, with SUVs…and pickups, too … overwhelming what was the status quo, car category.
East Haven native Bobby T Torello, who’s driven the sound of bands featuring Michael Bolton, Jefferson Starship’s Grace Slick, and the iconic fleet-fingered bluesman Johnny Winter, will be inducted into the New England Music Hall of Fame, one of 10 individuals to join the inaugural class.
One of the most useful techniques I learned in acupuncture school is Gua Sha (pronounced gwa sa), an ancient healing ‘cure’ that we learned as first year students from Dr. Arya Nielsen.
If you think you’re familiar with the Ford Explorer, think again. Like an early scout leading the charge, the Explorer was America’s sport utility spearhead. But various detours during its journey led Ford astray, and for a while, the all-purpose entry seemed to lose its way. So much so, tha…
So what is Brazilian Bacalhoada? There are many names for this dried salt codfish across Europe and here: Bacalhau for the Portuguese speaking people; Stockfish for the Anglo-Saxon; Torsk for the Danish; Baccala for the Italian; Bacalao for the Spanish; Morue, Cabillaud for the French; and C…
CLINTON — All the fun of a book club – but none of the stress. If you love books, coffee, chocolate and breakfast don’t miss Book Chat at Henry Carter Hull Library 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 24.
OLD SAYBROOK — Asked why she and fellow singer-songwriter Richard Shindell keep finding themselves singing together, Lucy Kaplansky had a simple answer.
WESTBROOK — The Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery will hold a reception March 12 for its Local Vision V exhibit, “Take a Breath.” The curated group exhibition will feature artists from Connecticut and Massachusetts. The reception runs from 6-8 p.m.
OLD SAYBROOK — If you want to know where Akil Tanriguden has traveled in the world, just walk through his shop, Re-Unique Art and Antique Center.
Feng Shui (translated from Chinese as water wind) is the art and skill of arranging our living and working spaces to enhance the feeling of harmony with our environment.
Back when I was “mom-the-chauffeur” for our three daughters, after school hours were spent shuffling them to and from their after-school activities. Arriving home at 6 p.m. or later, we were all starving. A quick dinner was in order. Occasionally the girls would talk me into preparing what t…
RiverQuest and the Connecticut River Museum are teaming up again this year to cruise on the lower Connecticut River for Winter Wildlife Eagle Boat Cruises. Cruis departures are from the museum’s Steamboat Dock. Passengers also receive a pass to the museum including the special “Eagles of Ess…
The shopping experience at The Dressing Room is a new twist on an old idea. One stop shopping under one roof. Sort of like the department stores of yore.
Finalists’ one-act plays will be performed by actors in staged readings as part of the women’s playwrights initiative at Ivoryton Playhouse.
Have you ever been in a “funk,” more specifically, an exercise funk? I believe there are many times when all of us might answer “Yes” to this question.
Before we get lost trying once again to identify the Quindim’s lineage, let me concede that I, for one, am very comfortable acknowledging the fabulous custard’s crossbreed origin.
Good news for lovers of the outdoors: A new consumer show is coming to Mohegan Sun’s 2-year-old Earth Expo & Convention Center Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16.
Valentine, the priest, disregarded the laws of his time and continued marrying young Christians inside abandoned and forsaken churches. For that he lost his life, and for that he became the patron saint of lovers.
Spring is six weeks away. Here are six ways to jump-start the body, mind, and spirit in preparation for the season where we seem to wake up from our winter slumber:
It seems the more we, as a society, become aware at how artificial dyes and chemically engineered food additives, preservatives and flavorings affect us, the more we seek to live an organic and natural lifestyle.
OLD SAYBROOK — They don’t have superstar back stories or time with big name acts on their resumes. Just a passion for the music and a knack for delivering it in the old time way.
Fruits of the project will be unveiled at the Capitol next month in hopes of influencing lawmakers to support funding.
Tails of pigs, feet of boars, ears of hogs, tongues of oxen… It sounds more like the ingredients for a witches’ brew, than a recipe for the most famous stew in the world.
According to Kelley Blue Book (KBB), an automotive valuation and research resource, the average cost of a new vehicle is now $38,948. That’s no small sum, and not only does the expense continue to climb (+1.7 percent this past year), but associated finance obligations are being extended as w…
Looking up, lying on my back, the Firmament is a bottomless well where infinite height turns to infinite depth and the worst kind of vertigo. The kind that derives from, our insignificance.
As soon as you drive into the parking lot of The Little Pub in Old Saybrook, it might seem like you have stopped off in the UK for a moment as you notice the signature British red telephone booth.
“I Am My Own Wife,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play about survival and identity under the cloak of World War II Germany, will be onstage at Long Wharf Theatre, Wednesday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, March 1.
ESSEX — Come learn about the history of the Florence Griswold Museum as well as all the innovative exhibitions and events in store for 2020 with Director of Education and Outreach, David Rau, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Essex Library.
Buffalo sauce, like ketchup, is readily available at any supermarket in various degrees of heat to tempt the taste buds of the thrill seekers or the meek.
GUILFORD — Discover the owls of New England with photographer Peter Christoph on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Guilford Free Library. Christoph delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertain, educate and inspire the audience.
CENTERBROOK — Community Music School will present their fourth annual Taste of Italy fundraiser with a lively game of Italian cheese rolling on Feb. 22 at Angelini Wine in Centerbrook.
A 17-minute musical montage of Biblical proportions, with cast members of the Daniel Hand High School Show Choir, VIBE, singing, dancing, and rocking on an enormous ark at a cabaret on Sunday, Jan. 12, was a prelude to a 1st place grand champion showing at the Lowell Mill City Show Choir Fes…
It’s February. It’s a brand new decade and everyone has recovered enough from the holidays to start working towards those healthier lifestyle resolutions.
IVORYTON — The Ivoryton Playhouse opens its doors for a new season March 18, offering a year full of exciting, affordable, professional theatre. From the First Family of Country to the First Lady of Mystery; from battles among the rose beds to love that lasts forever, the 2020 season has a l…
CENTERBROOK — In these cold, drab winter months, with the crush of the holidays over and spring far off, we need color, warmth and light. And to slow down and recognize what we may not have noticed as we’ve rushed from one place to another.
Flu season is here! While the flu shot and good hygiene are the first line of defense against the flu, tea can also boost your immune system.
I have learned a lot from teaching yoga over the last decade, but I have learned the most from teaching Baby Yoga! Babies have a way of making everything so pure and simple.