Arts & Culture

43rd Annual Festival Of Trees Begins FridayStarting Friday, the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford celebrates the 43rd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions.
Top Fall Festivals In ConnecticutConnecticut is all about the fall. The splendor of autumn leaves, the comfortable days and cool nights, and the plethora of outdoor festivals to enjoy on the weekends. Here are just five of this year's top fall festivals in Connecticut.
Top First Date Spots In ConnecticutSometimes the best way to start a relationship is to go out and do something, especially something a little different. Here are just five such places for a unique first date in Connecticut.

Shopping & Style

Top Pottery Shops In ConnecticutTalented potters sell clay-formed vases, kitchenware and decorations at these state shops.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionJust in time for the changing fall season, here is advice from Regina Kirshbaum from Stamford's Agabhumi: The Best of Bali.
Plan An End Of Summer Neighborhood Yard SaleClean out your house and garage, and plan a successful end of summer yard sale with these tips.

Food & Drink

5 Foods To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesStamford nutritionist Jessica Moon offers up some healthy and tasty suggestions.

Nightlife & Music

Top Oldies Music Bars In ConnecticutBars and music are a classic combination, and Connecticut is favored with many clubs, bars, restaurants and other fine establishments that offer live music or talented DJs who spin tunes for their patrons to enjoy. Here are just five of the top music bars in Connecticut where on at least some nights the oldies can be enjoyed.
Top Spots To See Cover Bands In ConnecticutDrop by any of these Connecticut locations and there's a chance you'll see a first-rate cover band playing some of your favorite songs
Top Hangout Spots After Bar Close In ConnecticutWhen it's closing time, you have to pay your tab and finish your drinks. However, even though you have to go it's not just the end of your night. From theaters to lounge clubs there is a little bit of everything for everyone.

Family & Pets

5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
Top Spots To Buy An Aquarium In ConnecticutThe staff at these stores know everything there is about fish tanks and their upkeep.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.

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