Pottery is hands-on art at its most basic, most primitive and also most practical. From lumpy ash trays and misshapen coffee mugs to magnificent works of true art, pottery has been and still is a big part of the human story. Connecticut has no shortage of potters or places for those seeking to learn or hone that ancient craft can go to study, or just have fun.
Connecticut has a number of wineries throughout the state, but here are the top five worth making a trip for.
When the sun goes down, it makes way for the beautiful night sky. For star and moon gazers, it’s all about finding the perfect location. Check out this list of perfect places to star and moon gaze in Connecticut, along with some tips on how to make it the best experience possible.
For the thrill and excitement of White Water Rafting, Connecticut residents never have to head to far away from home. Connecticut offers beautiful State Parks with great rivers to experience the rush of white water rafting. But, several of our neighboring states offer some of the best rafting and tubing as well. Check out the list for Top White Water Rafting Near Connecticut.
Finding activities to keep your children busy during the summer can be difficult, especially with admission costs adding up. Having fun this summer does not mean you have to break the bank. Children’s activities across the state of Connecticut have free admission or are open to the public. Check out the listing below for a variety of free activities for children this summer.
As one of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut has a long, rich history with many buildings that have stood for two or three centuries. Some of them were converted into bars and ale houses that […]
The Spring and Summer Seasons are always the best times to experience carnivals, beach fun, amusements parks and lots of fun in the sun. But what’s fun in the sun without some really good ice cream? Connecticut offers several locations to taste some homemade flavorful ice cream. Whenever you’re in the area make sure you stop in for a cone or a cup, and don’t forget the sprinkles.
Fried chicken is perhaps even more American than apple pie. Although affiliated with Kentucky colonels and southern cooks, Connecticut Yankees have taken fried chicken to heart. Almost every town and city in the Nutmeg State has a favorite and often famous chicken shack. Some are modern countrified barbecue restaurants, while others are little tiny holes in the wall that have been tucked away in the same old neighborhoods for decades.
Not so long ago, every city and large town had their own brewery. Unfortunately, most closed, unable to compete with the mass-production operations of the big name beer companies. This generation of beer-drinkers, however, has rediscovered the art and joys of brewing beer in smaller batches. Connecticut has many microbreweries where making beer is a labor of love.
If, as the saying goes, laughter is the best medicine, then Connecticut has plenty of spots that will help you feel better. There have never been as many talented stand up comedians working as there are today, and many of them can be seen here in the state. From intimate clubs to spacious theaters, these are the best Connecticut venues to catch both established names and the aspiring next generation of comedy superstars.