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Ask A Connecticut Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

What to do with the kids after the last bell rings is both a challenge and a problem for many parents. It is also something of great concern to a lot of students, especially those of high school age, who need more than just a play date or someone to watch them. Here are just five ideas for after-school activities from an expert in the field.

01/30/2015

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Top Spring 2015 Races In Connecticut

As winter reaches and passes its midpoint, Connecticut runners (and walkers) want and need to get out and move – and most do it for worthy causes. Here are just five of the top “spring” races coming up in Connecticut.

01/24/2015

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Top Country Bars In Connecticut

Here are some of the best bars around Connecticut to pull on those cowboy boots and do some dancing.

01/22/2015

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Top Lasagna In Connecticut

Here are just five great Italian restaurants in Connecticut that still know how to bake a great lasagna.

01/14/2015

Rev. Martin Luther King attends a prayer pilgrimage for freedom May 17, 1957 in Washington. (photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Top Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Here are just five of the top places to get away from it all over the Martin Luther King Day break.

01/10/2015

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Top Fitness Classes In Connecticut

Getting fit for the holidays – or getting rid of extra pounds packed on during the festive seasons – drives a lot of people to the gym this time of year. Here are just five of the top places to take a fitness class in Connecticut.

01/09/2015

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Best Go Kart Racing In Connecticut

Here are five of the best places for go kart racing in Connecticut.

01/05/2015

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Connecticut’s Top Guided Tours (Even For Locals)

Fortunately for travelers from in and out of state, knowledgable, enthusiastic and in some cases even costumed guides are available to shepherd visitors about these and other wonders that can be found in the Nutmeg State.

01/03/2015

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Top Lunch Spots Near Connecticut’s Jury Duty

Here are just five top spots to have lunch the next time that summons for jury duty comes in the mail.

12/24/2014

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Top Upcoming Theater Productions In Connecticut

From Christmas favorites to Broadway blockbusters, and from dark Bergman drama to some lighter fare, the Connecticut theater scene has much to offer from late December through February.

12/22/2014

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