Best Family Events For Easter In ConnecticutThe somber days of Lent end with the celebration of Easter, a holiday wrapped in symbols of spring and new life. This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 1, and family-orientated celebrations will be held throughout Connecticut. Most events involve eggs, decorating them, rolling them and hunting for them — activities to entertain and delight the young and not so young. You can expect to find the Easter Bunny, a symbol of abundant life, playing a central role in this round-up of local Easter celebrations.
Best Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day In ConnecticutSpring is ushered in each year with St. Patrick’s Day and the wearing of the green. On March 17, everyone is Irish and ready to raise a pint to honor Ireland’s patron saint. Parades, Celtic music and traditional Irish food make up the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations throughout the state. Here’s our roundup of not-to-miss St. Pat’s events in Connecticut.
Best Ways To Support Connecticut's Local Art ScenePolitics come and go, but art remains the enduring expression of who we are. Artistic communities thrive throughout Connecticut, strengthening local economies and uniting people of diverse backgrounds.
Best Crafty Classes In ConnecticutLearning a new skill, connecting with and focusing on a creative project, will deepen your self-awareness, develop your problem-solving skills, build your brain power with new neural pathways and reward you with a sense of satisfaction at having created something new. Reaping these benefits can start with registration in a class or workshop at one of these Connecticut art centers.
Best Spots For A Quick Lunch In Downtown ConnecticutIf you’re like most people, you don’t have the luxury of a two-hour siesta midway through the workday. Lunch often means gulping down a cup of yogurt or a bag of fast food at your desk. While you can save a few minutes by short-changing yourself on a lunch break, your net productivity may actually decline without a change in environment and healthy meal to separate morning from afternoon.
Best Holiday Markets In ConnecticutSearching for a thoughtful, one-of-a-kind gift for that special someone this holiday season does not need to be a chore. Here is our roundup of the best holiday markets in Connecticut this December.
5 Bucket List Items To Cross Off In ConnecticutCheck out Connecticut's bucket list items to cross off.
Ask A Connecticut Chef: Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesLocal CT chefs dish on healthy tips for Thanksgiving.
Best Places To Get Your Pumpkin Fix In ConnecticutThis is the time of year to indulge in everything pumpkin. This native fruit is the base for fall treats at bakeries, creameries and markets throughout Connecticut. Here is our roundup of the best places to get your pumpkin flavor this fall.
Best Places For Iced Coffee In ConnecticutCoffee is one of the few affordable luxuries, and when iced, refreshes like no other beverage. If you are ready to move beyond the blends offered by national chains, check out these Connecticut coffee roasters for your next iced coffee experience.
Guide To 2017 Oktoberfest Events In ConnecticutWhen the green leaves of Connecticut turn to gold, its time to put on your feathered Alpine hat and head to Oktoberfest. These are our picks for the best fests where you can raise a stein and belt out “Zicke, zacke, zicke, zacke, hoi, hoi, hoi!”
Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In ConnecticutNearly 16 percent of Connecticut’s population has Hispanic or Latino origins, and their rich cultural heritage can be found across the state. Here are our picks for the best ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Constitution State.
Best Water Parks In ConnecticutConnecticut has several water attractions that offer cooling family fun, guaranteed to reenergize the whole gang. Here are our picks for the best water parks in the state.
Best Last-Minute Summer Activities For Families In Connecticut
Best Places To Buy Running Shoes In ConnecticutThe cause of runner’s knee, shin splints and a host of other pains may be found on your feet. Worn-out or ill-fitting running shoes can lead to injuries that will quickly derail your training program. While big box stores or online outlets may be less expensive, there is no real savings if the running shoes you purchase put you on the disabled list. Your best bet is to head out to one of these shops, where serious runners in Connecticut buy their footwear, to get a professional fitting. Here’s a tip: When shopping for running shoes, bring along your old ones.