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Top Spots To Buy April Fools’ Day Gag Gifts In Connecticut

Plan accordingly for this year’s April Fools’ Day gag. From gag gifts to magic tricks or funny t-shirts, there are plenty of options when shopping at one of these local stores.

03/17/2015

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Top National Parks Near Connecticut

New England is rich with history and historical sites that have since become national parks. In Connecticut and its surrounding states, some of the most popular national historical sites and parks are just within a short drive; from JFK’s childhood home to Ellis Island to battlefields. Many of the top national parks even have free admission! Plan your visits around park hours and dates of operation. For the winter months consider some of these top national parks.

03/14/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Connecticut For Spring Break

Connecticut is centrally located between New York City and Boston and provides fun activities to incorporate into your spring break plans.

03/07/2015

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Top Irish Bars In Connecticut

Spend this year’s St. Patrick’s Day at one of these Irish pubs.

03/05/2015

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Top Spots For Used Furniture In Connecticut

Finding a new piece of furniture to accent your home or office can take time. To make things a bit easier, shop at local consignment, antique or thrift stores.

02/24/2015

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Top Paint And Sip In Connecticut

No experience is required to enjoy a night of painting and drinking with friends. Local art studios host paint and sip classes for adults to enjoy a night out or host a private party.

02/23/2015

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Top Spots For Bridesmaids Dresses In Connecticut

A woman often dreams about her wedding since being a little girl. Whatever the theme or image for the perfect wedding, an important part is the women chosen to stand beside her. Finding bridesmaids dresses is made easy at some of Connecticut’s best boutiques.

02/17/2015

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Top Sketching Classes In Connecticut

Tap into your creative side with a sketching class at one of these Connecticut locations.

02/16/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Connecticut For College Students

College students don’t need to fly or travel far to have a good time on their spring break. Make lasting memories and take in local sights in cities, beach towns and ski resorts within driving distance from your Connecticut home or college.

02/14/2015

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Top Ski Slopes For Kids Near Connecticut

Connecticut is fortunate enough to experience the four seasons. Although some might dislike the snow, there are those who live for a day on the slopes. These ski resorts are family friendly and often offer children’s ski programs.

02/13/2015

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