Wedding season is upon us, and hundreds of Connecticut couples will soon be saying “I do.” After the wedding, of course, comes the honeymoon, but it isn’t necessary to travel a thousand miles away or more for it to be a memorable one. There are spots close to the state that are just as beautiful as any far away tropical paradise. Newlyweds will get their marriage off to a great start at any one of these pristine Northeast locations.
Connecticut offers some of the best tennis courts in the country, with facilities ranging from high-end clubs to classic style centers with a community and family based feel. Amenities included youth and adult programs and leagues, private lessons, and strictly outdoor courts. There is something for every tennis fan regardless of age or playing level. Some private, some open to the public, we take a look at some of the best tennis courts there is to offer.
Now that the warm weather is here to stay for the next few months, Connecticut residents will be spending more of their time outdoors, even while going out for dinner or drinks. A number of bars have cleaned and opened up their patios after they sat deserted over the long winter. These are the best ones to visit for enjoying cold beers and cool cocktails out in the sun.
Here’s a practical guide for where to stay, where to dine and what to see in the Florida Everglades
There was a time not long ago when the words Connecticut and barbecue were rarely found in the same sentence. Times and tastes have changed, however, and the Nutmeg State is all the better for it. The smoke from smokers now rises thick over this corner of New England, and almost every community has a favorite barbecue joint, a place where the pork is pulled, the ribs are rubbed and the sauce is dripping.
Want a summer dish that’s easy to make as it is elegant? Whip up these sautéed dates with olive oil and sea salt from Molly Wizenberg, author of “Delancey.”
Love pork rolls? Love mac n’ cheese? Susan Sprague Yeske, contributor to “The Pork Roll Cookbook, shares her simple recipe for pork roll mac n’ cheese.
A look at five of the best upcoming major sporting events in America.
Memorial Day weekend has sentimental meaning for United States citizens, honoring those lives lost while serving to protect our country. The weekend has become the unofficial start to the summer season. If you are looking to travel and plan a getaway this Memorial Day weekend Connecticut and neighboring states have plenty to offer. From festivals, races, beaches, and an all inclusive weekend resort, below are top getaways for Memorial Day in the area.
With summer comes higher temperatures which creates safety risks for pets. Without a vocabulary, animals rely on other cues to tell you how they are feeling. They also rely on their owners to keep them cool. For instance, if you see your dog digging in the ground it could be a sign they are searching for cooler dirt under the surface. Following these five tips from Connecticut’s own mobile pet grooming company, pet owners can worry less about their pet’s safety.