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:
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.
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.
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.
Some time ago, the Rosca da Rainha had an exclusive audience in Brazil; the scrumptious sweet bread belonged to the upper-class individuals with refined taste and pedigree. Its name accounted for its attitude: the queen’s biscuit.
Like a siren, the pão de queijo’s scent announces its presence loudly throughout the house. Louder than a doorbell, a phone ringing or an alarm clock, the pão de queijo’s warnings cannot be ignored.
In the narrowed channel, slack tide, a mat of kelp, or weed, or salt grass floats along the surface without a notion of its own, captured by the absent-minded tug and turn of eddies between the bars. It drifts, closer. Then, further. Catching in a spiral of water turning, turning, and… Recognition!
Red-tail faces the sunrise. Hawks in winter always do. Her bright and speckled breast a beacon against the gray of early morning. The land beyond is empty. The hills in silence hug themselves. Even the pallid sun is shivering. But Red-tail is not. Perched high in the blank scrawl of limbs sh…
If you find yourself browsing the aisles of your local pet store picking up goodies for your favorite fur person’s Christmas stocking, you’re not alone.
You can catch a versions of “A Christmas Carol” in various places during holiday season (Goodspeed’s at Terris Theater, Hartford Stage), but the one at Ivoryton Playhouse is as intriguing as any, partly for its pedigree and humor.
The sights, shopping stress and especially the smells that make up the “most wonderful time of the year” can make it a real challenge to keep up with your fitness goals. While we might all want to act like Santa, come Dec. 26 - stuffed with cookies, napping in a big recliner - instead, chall…
“I’m so against retirement. I hate retirement and I never considered myself a candidate for it,” said Foster, 69. But “I’m getting up in years and when you reach this age, anything can happen.”
It’s a good idea to prepare yourself if you plan to see both parts of Mr. Lopez’s play at matinee and evening in the same day. It can be done at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Make certain you’ve had sufficient nourishment to get you through, and you might consider a visit to the rest room befor…
“How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun: Accidental Discoveries and unexpected Inspirations That Shape What We Eat and Drink,” by Josh Chetwynd