It’s February. You’ve done every craft in the craft closet. All your board games are missing one essential piece. The iPad has caused warring factions in your household. You need to get out of the house — now.
Platonic love matters, too, so here’s a colorful waffle recipe to share with your pals for an in-person or virtual Galentine’s Day brunch.
Cate Quinn’s riveting thriller “Black Widows” doesn’t ask did the wife kill her husband, but which wife killed him in her new novel.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, chocolatiers along Connecticut’s Chocolate Trail are preparing a variety of treats for you and your special someone.
Comedian and radio personality Vinnie Penn will headline Next Stop: New Haven, a virtual event benefiting the Schubert Theater on Feb. 11.
Valentine’s Day can sometimes feel like a cliche: flowers, chocolates, an expensive dinner. Instead, ditch the drab dates with one of these 10 alternative activities throughout Connecticut.
Like the Jeep which preceded it, the legendary Land Rover began life (in 1948) as a rudimentary workhorse that earned its keep as one of the world’s leading all-terrain vehicles.
Looking for a true crime fix, viewers can learn about the Night Stalker case with Netflix’s docu-series “Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer.”
Oatmeal has a reputation for being boring and bland, inject flavor into the healthy morning staple with this mixed berry recipe.
You may have heard that the vaccine is being rolled out in phases. According to the Connecticut website https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus, there are actually three parts to Phase 1; phase 1a includes all healthcare personnel, long-term care facility residents and medical care providers in th…
Although many of us tend to hibernate a bit in winter, with a pandemic still lingering, it is even more likely that we remain indoors at home this year.
“Arrested Development” and “Transparent” actor Jeffrey Tambor shares his industry tricks in virtual acting classes offered through the Ridgefield Playhouse.
While New Haven’s museums are offering virtual programming and events they plan to remain closed to the public for the forseeable future.
Truth be told, I own an all-electric car. No, it’s not my primary source of transportation…and it’s pretty entry level…but it has helped me form some personal opinion on our electric future.
The advent of the new year brings enthusiasm for diet, exercise, and general well-being. We often start out with strong intentions, and then our resolve to reach our stringent fitness goals tends to fade.
In the past is was all about kale, but now health experts are predicting that the superfood of choice for 2021 will be kelp.
Mike Beauchene: “Ice fishing involves walking and drilling holes as you go... The rule of thumb is 4 inches of ice will hold several people.”
Early snowfalls do wonders for ski areas in the Northeast, and the recent nor’easter fit that frosty bill, especially during COVID-19 when snow sports are suddenly safer than a dinner with friends at your house. (You’ll want to skip the communal areas inside the lodge, however.)
Hmm, how to mark the end of a year that beat us up so badly? Well, the threats to life and health continue, so instead of huge public parties and activities in Hartford and the state’s casinos, there will be virtual First Night offering from the state capital and a handful of dinner specials…
Move over, Grinch. Dash on, Rudolph. Time to go, Buddy the Elf. No time to wait for the Polar Express. There’s a new Christmas story in town and she’s a rag doll named Eleanor, named after that wonderful lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a remarkable First Lady to FDR.
It appears that sometimes we get so caught up in holiday routines such as gift shopping, decorating, sending cards, putting up the tree, etc, that we overlook the original meaning of these tasks.
BRANFORD — While back at work producing masks at her sewing machine for the second wave of the coronavirus, Lucy Camarda, owner of Lucy’s Tailor, remembered one of this season’s most essential workers.
Like so many other shows both large and small, the annual variety extravaganza ill take place online — and will stream from Friday at 6 p.m. through Dec. 26 at 11:45 p.m.
Popular TV shows lead to consumer sales (and sometimes political wins). Here’s 6 streaming shows to use as ideas for gift-giving over the holidays.
BRANFORD — Legacy Theatre will present “Estella Scrooge,” the company’s first digital theater piece filmed entirely during the pandemic, utilizing cutting-edge technology, according to a statement.
IVORYTON — Ivoryton Playhouse Artistic Director Jacqueline Hubbard fondly thinks of the 110-year-old theater as a “big momma elephant.”
‘Writing stories is a way to memorialize your life,’ Sari Rosenblatt said of ‘Father Guards the Sheep.’
The Shubert Theatre in New Haven has a long tradition of holiday season shows. In 2020, that means a virtual event, but with a real party kit for home viewing.
After Netflix’s “Ratched,” Sarah Paulson has become TV’s malevolent angel-of-mercy. In this new thriller, “Run” on Hulu, she plays a possessively controlling mother suffering from Munchausen syndrome-by-proxy. That’s a mental health issue — a form of child abuse — in which a warped caregiver…
CENTERBROOK — Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store of Centerbrook 2020 Holiday Show, Home Sweet Home is up and running with customers visiting daily. To help visitors have a safe and stress free browsing and shopping experience Spectrum will be open daily Dec. 12-24 from 12:30-6 p.m. Wedn…
The Mark Twain Library’s annual art show will be available for in person and virtual viewing Dec. 6-13 and features more than 100 artists.
Your stories will be turned into songs or scenes performed by actors on video, to be presented on Ivoryton Playhouse’s website and social media pages.
We’re extending the season for outdoor exploring this year (you know why). Here’s 5 places to go for a bike ride or stroll on long-established paths.
The Friends of Gillette Castle State Park decorated the grounds and exterior of the late William Gillette’s mansion, according to the group.
With theaters quiet and even mall Santas keeping their distance, a new Zoom-aided business offers virtual visits with Santa Claus, for a price.
Orchestra New England parties it like it’s 1886 in special that ran nationally on PBS; but in this modern time, the “mufick” will be streamed online.
What comes to mind when you think of Thanksgiving Day? Turkey? Pumpkin pie? Football? Family? Did you know that Thanksgiving is ranked one of the most favorite holidays celebrated in America today?