Connecticut has plenty of fascinating museums that the whole family will love. Consider spending an afternoon with the kids checking out one of these engrossing, accessible exhibits at some of the state’s best museums.
Anyone who thinks museums are boring or quiet has never been roared at by the animatronic dinosaurs of the Connecticut Science Museum or stood upon the fortress walls of the Gillette Castle in East Haddam. Connecticut has many great museums that combine education with entertainment, and which are adventures in the making for visitors of all ages.
This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.
After a long, cold, dreary winter, people and especially families in Connecticut long to enjoy the warm breezes and bright sun of Spring. Every weekend in Spring there are festivals and fairs and other outdoor entertainments to tempt Nutmeggers out of doors.
Human kind has only one home, and like every home, it needs a spring cleaning and a sprucing up. Earth Day, April 22, was created to do just that, and around the country and around the world people mark it by cleaning up green spaces and making more spaces green.
Spring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
Home to Yale University, historic literary giants Mark Twain, Noah Webster and Harriet Beecher Stowe, and more contemporary authors such as Wallace Stephens and Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games), it’s no wonder books are a plenty in Connecticut. Used bookstores are a myriad world of value, discovery, nostalgia, social connections and often, a warm coffee. Here are some of the best in Connecticut.
The days leading up to Easter Sunday are packed with events in honor of the Bunny and his chocolate eggs – or at least that is how things seem to shape up every Easter in Connecticut. This year is no different, with Easter egg hunts, train rides with the Easter Bunny and fairs for children.
From light-hearted musical love stories to biting political satires, and from classic comedies of manners to world premiere historical dramas, Connecticut’s stages have it all this spring.
Connecticut is a very Irish state, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. Get out and celebrate with these events.
Summer may have most of the blockbusters, but there are also a number of highly anticipated movies coming to theaters this spring. We take a look at the must-see films of the season.