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Top Movies Filmed In Connecticut

Top selling movies have chosen locations in Connecticut to film some or all of their scenes. It can be exciting to find Connecticut towns and landmarks in the film, but it can be even more exciting to visit those sites.

04/25/2015

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Top Gay Bars In Connecticut

Select bars in Connecticut cater to the LGBT community and create space for them to meet, greet, and feel comfortable. These range from some of the top gay bars in the state to gay friendly bars that might not necessarily host specialized events. Popular gay bars in Connecticut feature drag shows and special event nights such as ladies night or transgender parties.

04/16/2015

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Top Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In Connecticut

Wednesday, April 15 has different meanings for different people. For some it means the end of overtime and working late doing everyone’s taxes. For others it equates to the joy of getting your tax return money and deciding what to do with your new cash. Celebrate tax returns and the end of tax day by splurging and treating yourself out for dinner and drinks.

04/09/2015

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Top Spots To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In Connecticut

Finding new athletic wear can be key to making you feel most comfortable during your work out. Local shops around the state of Connecticut sell sportswear to meet the specific needs of women from tops, bottoms, shoes, and bras. When it comes to finding custom designed outfits Connecticut has that too. Shop one of these top stores for your next shopping spree.

04/07/2015

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Top Playgrounds For A Playdate In Connecticut

Planning a playdate is a great way to help your children socialize and exercise. It also gives caregivers a chance to meet new friends or catch up with old ones. Playgrounds are often a go to location for outdoor playdates, especially when the weather cooperates. Across Connecticut children will fall in love with the variety of playscapes, splash pads, nature centers, barnyards, feeding of ducks and picnic areas. There are also wheelchair accessible playgrounds with special accommodations so that everyone can have fun outdoors.

04/03/2015

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Five Must-See Museums In Connecticut

Connecticut is home to unique museums you won’t find everywhere you travel.

03/28/2015

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Top Dog Runs In Connecticut

Exercise does the body good, including for your furry friends. Dog parks and beaches that permit on or off leashed dogs are a great way for your best buddy to play outdoors in a safe environment. If you are looking for locations for your dog to socialize, exercise outdoors or for those that don’t have access to a yard or fenced in yard,, the listings below are great options. Each location below permits dogs to be off the leash while supervised by their owners.

03/27/2015

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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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