Fried chicken is perhaps even more American than apple pie. Although affiliated with Kentucky colonels and southern cooks, Connecticut Yankees have taken fried chicken to heart. Almost every town and city in the Nutmeg State has a favorite and often famous chicken shack. Some are modern countrified barbecue restaurants, while others are little tiny holes in the wall that have been tucked away in the same old neighborhoods for decades.
Not so long ago, every city and large town had their own brewery. Unfortunately, most closed, unable to compete with the mass-production operations of the big name beer companies. This generation of beer-drinkers, however, has rediscovered the art and joys of brewing beer in smaller batches. Connecticut has many microbreweries where making beer is a labor of love.
If, as the saying goes, laughter is the best medicine, then Connecticut has plenty of spots that will help you feel better. There have never been as many talented stand up comedians working as there are today, and many of them can be seen here in the state. From intimate clubs to spacious theaters, these are the best Connecticut venues to catch both established names and the aspiring next generation of comedy superstars.
Many of America’s best resorts remain open during the summer months, including one that’s even open for snow skiing.
Foursquare On The Pin Ep 7: The State Of Cocktails Talia Baiocchi, Editor-In-Chief, PUNCH And Brian Hawthorne, Bartender And Partner At The Wayland
This episode of Foursquare On The Pin is your go-to-guide for everything cocktails.
Want a meal so simple that all you need is a mug and a microwave? Learn how to prepare chocolate pistachio brownies in a mug with this easy recipe from Denise Smart, author of “Meal In A Mug.”
This episode of Foursquare On The Pin covers sports bars, father’s day meals and much more!
A variety of skate parks are designed and built around the state for skateboarding, in-line skating, and bikes. Some provide outdoor entertainment while others create an indoor spot to escape the weather blues. With various surfaces from concrete to asphalt, skateboarders can take their pick of the best park around. Parks range from free admission to low daily prices.
No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.
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.