Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury's 94th Annual JumpFest

This will be the 94th year when ski jumpers and lovers of winter sports converge in Salisbury at Connecticut's signature winter event, JumpFest. Ski jumping was introduced to this bucolic town in 1926 when a Norwegian farmer, Mr. Satre sailed off his barn; making ski jumping a winter tradition here ever since. This year, JumpFest … Continue reading Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury's 94th Annual JumpFest

Over $53,000 in Grants Announced from Women & Girls’ Fund

Building self-esteem and extinguishing self-doubt through collective action. That was the theme at the Annual Meeting & Grantee Reception for Main Street Community Foundation’s Women & Girls’ Fund held on January 16, 2020.   The annual event gathered donors, community members and Fund representatives to award $53,000 in grants to 18 organizations serving women and girls … Continue reading Over $53,000 in Grants Announced from Women & Girls’ Fund

Check Out These Award Winning Connecticut Restaurants

Looking for the best restaurants in Connecticut? There are so many great spots to choose from, so we turned to the Connecticut Restaurant Association for the 2019 winners and nominees of its annual CRAzies Awards. The awards consider hundreds of contenders, select a short list of nominee finalists, and finally, award winners for the best restaurants in each region. … Continue reading Check Out These Award Winning Connecticut Restaurants

Get to Know Connecticut's Mum City

Best known for being the home of ESPN, Bristol is filled with unique things to see and do which you can’t experience anywhere else. It’s home to one of the oldest continuously running theme parks in the nation, Lake Compounce. Another attraction that you can only find in Bristol is the American Clock & Watch … Continue reading Get to Know Connecticut's Mum City

Unusual Connecticut: Shade Swamp Sanctuary

Given a long enough timeline, nature will swallow anything up, and such was the fate of an abandoned small zoo just off U.S. Route 6 in Connecticut. Now people drive by every day without knowing the remnants of a Depression-era menagerie are peeking out from the overgrowth surrounding the road. The little “zoo” was part … Continue reading Unusual Connecticut: Shade Swamp Sanctuary

Bucket List: 25 Things to do in Connecticut

Connecticut is a small state with a big impact on the country’s art, politics, history and culture. Its breathtaking beauty, from Bear Mountain to Long Island Sound, and the proximity to large East Coast urban centers, makes Connecticut a popular bucket list destination. You will find romantic tall ships in Mystic, priceless art at the Farmington’s Hill-Stead Museum, wedding venues, flea markets, and … Continue reading Bucket List: 25 Things to do in Connecticut

Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

Winter 2020 classes begin this Saturday, January 18! NBYT has some fun offerings for your child/young adult no matter their experience or ability! Auditions for The Hobbit will be held on January 21 and 23 from 6-8 at Holmes Elementary School in New Britain. Auditions for Seas the Day: a Little Mermaid Tale will be … Continue reading Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

15 Outstanding Connecticut Flea Markets

Whether you’re looking for priceless antiquities or you just want to stock up on some inexpensive items for yourself or the house, the several flea markets scattered around Connecticut will have just what you need. Flea markets are a great place to find unique goods, such as a lovely vase for your side table or … Continue reading 15 Outstanding Connecticut Flea Markets