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Top Spots To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near Connecticut

When the sun goes down, it makes way for the beautiful night sky. For star and moon gazers, it’s all about finding the perfect location. Check out this list of perfect places to star and moon gaze in Connecticut, along with some tips on how to make it the best experience possible.

07/18/2015

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Top Public Pools In Connecticut

The Summer months can bring some intense hot weather; most people look for the quickest and most convenient ways to stay cool without being trapped in their home under an AC unit or fan. The more popular resolve is an indoor or outdoor public pool. This list provides the Top Public Pools in Connecticut.

07/17/2015

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Officials: Connecticut Is Most Expensive Place To Die In US

Officials say Connecticut is now the most expensive place to die in the U.S. — at least for the wealthy — because of hefty new fees for settling estates.

07/14/2015

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Top Spots To Buy Yoga Gear In Connecticut

Yoga is becoming more and more popular among those who like to stay fit, meditate, relax and remain flexible. Yoga is an art form that allows one to find peace within their body. But just like in any other form of art, you will need the right tools and equipment. That’s why it’s always a great idea to know your Top Places To Find Yoga Gear.

07/14/2015

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Aerospace Manufacturing Boosts State Exports To 30th In US

Connecticut exports powered by the aerospace industry reached a record $10.5 billion last year, ranking the Hartford area as the 30th largest export market in the nation, the U.S. Commerce Department said in a recent report.

07/13/2015

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Top Music Shops In Connecticut

There is more to a really good music store than just a rack of guitars and a pile of amplifiers. A true music shop is a haven, a place where musical dreams soar and where talent is recognized, encouraged and supported. Connecticut has no shortage of such places, run and staffed by people for whom music is not merely a business, but an art and a passion.

07/13/2015

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Top White Water Rafting Near Connecticut

For the thrill and excitement of White Water Rafting, Connecticut residents never have to head to far away from home. Connecticut offers beautiful State Parks with great rivers to experience the rush of white water rafting. But, several of our neighboring states offer some of the best rafting and tubing as well. Check out the list for Top White Water Rafting Near Connecticut.

07/11/2015

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Top Free Summer Activities For Kids In Connecticut

Finding activities to keep your children busy during the summer can be difficult, especially with admission costs adding up. Having fun this summer does not mean you have to break the bank. Children’s activities across the state of Connecticut have free admission or are open to the public. Check out the listing below for a variety of free activities for children this summer.

07/10/2015

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Top Historically Significant Bars In Connecticut

As one of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut has a long, rich history with many buildings that have stood for two or three centuries. Some of them were converted into bars and ale houses that […]

07/09/2015

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Top Ice Cream In Connecticut

The Spring and Summer Seasons are always the best times to experience carnivals, beach fun, amusements parks and lots of fun in the sun. But what’s fun in the sun without some really good ice cream? Connecticut offers several locations to taste some homemade flavorful ice cream. Whenever you’re in the area make sure you stop in for a cone or a cup, and don’t forget the sprinkles.

07/08/2015

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