Outdoors

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Five Family-Friendly Activities to Explore NYC

By Dani Frank Is there anything more magical than laying eyes upon the Rockefeller Center Tree, reaching 70-feet tall and topped off with a Swarovski crystal star, for the first time? A trip to the […]

01/21/2012

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Three Ways to Enjoy Winter with your Dog

By Dani Frank Chasing snowflakes and pouncing on snowmen, winter is a great opportunity for a dog day with your prized pooch. If you need an excuse to end your hibernation and leave the warm […]

01/20/2012

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Guide to Connecticut Winter Carnivals

By Dani Frank Labor Day Weekend begins summer with a splash, and fall hosts enough harvest festivals to keep a person full of apples and pumpkins into December. Give winter the same special treatment, and […]

01/14/2012

Samantha Cameron Bakes Cakes Ahead Of The Downing Street Royal Wedding Street Party

Five Enriching and Entertaining Afterschool Classes In Connecticut

By Dani Frank Gymnastics, Pee-Wee football, cheerleading and Chinese lessons, enriching the life of your youngster with extracurricular activities is practically law for the proactive parent. But if you’re taking away the video games and […]

01/13/2012

Another Winter Snowstorm Strikes U.S. East Coast

Four Fun Ways to Spend a Snow Day in Connecticut

By Dani Frank After a painstaking few minutes of scanning the local news station, the list finally rolls around to your area’s school district, accompanied by the two words that will make any child scream […]

01/06/2012

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Sleigh Rides through Connecticut

By Dani Frank A scenic sleigh ride is the perfect activity to celebrate winter in your area. Connecticut in the summer is a verdant landscape of flowers enjoyed by all, particularly deer. Come fall, flowers […]

12/24/2011

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Hit the Slopes: CT’s Best Ski & Snowboard Areas

By Dani Frank The satisfying snap of ski boot meeting ski binding. The slice of a snowboard edge carving through fresh powder. While days at the beach have been replaced with frosty mornings shuffling to […]

12/03/2011

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Festivals of Light to Illuminate Connecticut

By Dani Frank A string of colorful, tiny lights illuminating a winter night is a sign that the holidays are around the corner. If you are anything like my family, you may even tour the […]

11/25/2011

Sightseers walk along a pier in the Stan

Fall Trip: Spend an Autumn Day on Block Island

By Dani Frank Block Island 40 Center Road Block Island, RI 02807 (800) 383 BIRI http://www.blockislandinfo.com/ Included as a member of the recognized “tri-state area” and the neighbor of such hotspots as New York City […]

11/12/2011

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