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 2018 Singles CruisesCruise companies have stepped up their offerings to widen appeal to a younger demographic. There are singles cruises, adults-only cruises, interactive themed cruises, culinary bootcamps and signature event cruises, some with solo cabins, too.
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.
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 Ways To Celebrate World Humanitarian Day In ConnecticutFor this one day skip the beach and consider attending or participating in one of these events being held for great local causes
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.
Guide To Connecticut's Best 2017 Independence Day EventsConnecticut is steeped in history, and many Independence Day events across the state hearken back to revolutionary times. Whatever your preference or political stripe, these Connecticut Independence Day Events are bound to stir the patriot in your soul. Tricorn hats are optional.
Connecticut's Most Iconic BarsHere are five bars and clubs that have become an indelible part of the state's night life.