Human kind has only one home, and like every home, it needs a spring cleaning and a sprucing up. Earth Day, April 22, was created to do just that, and around the country and around the world people mark it by cleaning up green spaces and making more spaces green.
There is something calm and serene about a lake, and Connecticut is blessed with many beautiful lakes – both natural and man-made.
Spring and summer are the ideal seasons to grab a blanket, a pack a lunch, and gather your closest friends, family or someone special to head out for a wonderful picnic. Connecticut offers several historical and scenic parks and areas that cater to all of your picnic needs.
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.
The grilled cheese sandwich is a simple concept that is surprisingly easy to get wrong. When made properly, however, there are few comfort foods more warm and satisfying and, well, comfort-inducing than the grilled cheese.
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.
That classic combo of bacon, lettuce and tomato is one of the simplest yet most satisfying sandwiches. There is no better time to enjoy it than April, which coincidentally is also National B.L.T. Month. Connecticut has many diners, delis and sandwich shops that make a great B.L.T.
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.
Home to Yale University, historic literary giants Mark Twain, Noah Webster and Harriet Beecher Stowe, and more contemporary authors such as Wallace Stephens and Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games), it’s no wonder books are a plenty in Connecticut. Used bookstores are a myriad world of value, discovery, nostalgia, social connections and often, a warm coffee. Here are some of the best in Connecticut.
Connecticut is just a short car, bus or train ride away from New York, Boston, and the Atlantic coastline, all of which are ideal destinations for spending a weekend or brief vacation. If you plan on spending a night or two, an incredible view can make your hotel go from good to great. These hotels in Connecticut’s neighboring states will allow you to gaze at nature, the sea, or the big city, all from the comfort of your room.