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.
When the calendar marks July 1, get ready for an abundance of events headed your way with entertainment, food, family fun and of course – fireworks. It’s no secret that the 4th of July is a day of celebration that can sometimes turn into a week or a full month’s worth of fun and excitement, and Connecticut has plenty going on. Here are some of the Top Fourth of July events in Connecticut.
With the Fourth of July upon us, there are several places to go and watch a stunning display of fireworks. Some may not necessarily on the day, but definitely celebratory nonetheless, with higher than expected results. We take a look at Connecticut’s finest, and most fun, places to go including festivals and fairs, a town celebration, an amusement park, and even a baseball game.
As a proud alumna of Southern CT State University, Kelly Hope was thrilled to be offered a position in the Resident Life Department of her alma mater. After working in the department for some time she was promoted to Resident Director. It was this position that gave her the insight on the savvy college student. She knows what young professionals look for in dorm life affordability and what they’re searching for after graduation, for their first place.
As an American citizen, you find that there’s an abundance of nationalities in this country. When you call your local cable company to order services or speak to customer care you are asked to press specific buttons if you speak a different language, or even call a different number if you are hearing impaired. For this reason, being a bi-lingual or a multi-lingual person is a huge advantage for any person. Thus, knowing the Best Connecticut Language Classes is beneficial to anyone willing to learn.
Day trips are always fun. Especially when you don’t have to travel too far to experience a great time. All types of exciting events and shows are happening either right here in Connecticut or just a couple states over. This list provides with ideas for Day Trips From Connecticut.
Explorers of marine life look forward to their visits to their local aquarium. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk makes this experience fun for the entire family with so many activities and workshops to choose from. This Family Guide to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will assist you in creating family memories full of adventure.
The Connecticut Labor Department reports the state added 6,400 jobs in May. April’s original estimate of a job gain 1,200 was revised 1,800 positions lower to a loss of 600 jobs.