Connecticut Gas Prices Drop Below $2/Gallon, Find a Station Next to You

With the national average at $2.12, pump prices are, on average, 50-cents less than this time last year. Crude oil is the biggest driver of the less expensive gas prices. In the last week, crude oil prices dropped to $22/bbl – a low not seen since 2002. Crude oil accounts for nearly 60% of the … Continue reading Connecticut Gas Prices Drop Below $2/Gallon, Find a Station Next to You

Take a Hike! DEEP: Connecticut Parks and Forests Are Open For “Solitary Outdoor Enjoyment”

While Gov. Ned Lamont is urging Connecticut residents to stay home to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the state parks and forest remain open — as long as visitors practice social distancing. The state Department of Energy and Environment Protection said the trails and grounds of all state parks and forests are open for “solitary outdoor enjoyment.” … Continue reading Take a Hike! DEEP: Connecticut Parks and Forests Are Open For “Solitary Outdoor Enjoyment”

Cumberland Farms Shuts Down Self-Serve Coffee and Food Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Cumberland Farms patrons will not longer be able to pour and prepare their own coffee as well as other beverages and food as the convenience store company adjusts its policies to help stop the spread of coronavirus. George Fournier President of Cumberland Farms said the chain is closely following state, federal, and CDC guidelines and will take … Continue reading Cumberland Farms Shuts Down Self-Serve Coffee and Food Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Litchfield Distillery Temporary Switches From Spirits to Disinfectant Alcohol Spray

Litchfield Distillery in Litchfield, Conn. has ceased normal production of its spirits to instead provide a public service: free disinfectant alcohol spray. When hand sanitizer started flying of the shelves due to coronavirus, Litchfield Distillery partner Jack Baker said it made sense for his company to take action. "Our industry makes high proof spirits and there … Continue reading Litchfield Distillery Temporary Switches From Spirits to Disinfectant Alcohol Spray

Two Towns Join Forces to Rename Negro Hill Brook

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and First Selectman Ted Shafer announced this week that the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, at its February 13, 2020 meeting, approved the proposal to change the name of Negro Hill Brook in Hartford County to Freeman Hill Brook. “We both received thoughtful comments from concerned citizens,” stated First Selectman Shafer. “This … Continue reading Two Towns Join Forces to Rename Negro Hill Brook

Check Out This Maple Sugar Festival

Maple Sugaring has been a tradition in New England for centuries that heralds the first glimpse of spring. This tradition was practiced long before the colonists arrived by Native Americans, who in fact where the first people to tap the sugar maple in order to make sugar. The gathering of sap and production of maple … Continue reading Check Out This Maple Sugar Festival

The Definitive Guide to New Haven Pizza

There are regional pizza styles across the US, but none is perhaps more storied than New Haven-style pizza. Here now, Connecticut food writer Amy Kundrat breaks down the style and explores the city's historic pizzerias. There is pizza, and then there is apizza. New Haven-style pizza is the latter; a hotter, crispier, and dirtier descendant of Neapolitan style pie. … Continue reading The Definitive Guide to New Haven Pizza

Over $10 Million in Hermes Purses to be Auctioned Off in Connecticut!

Who would think that a high-fashion French designer handbag would become one of the hottest investments of all? According to Time magazine and Fortune, the Hermes lines of Birkin, Kelly, and Constance bags are top-tier investments, with even pre-owned examples offering better returns than gold or the stock market! Three of the rarest Hermes handbags ever created, including … Continue reading Over $10 Million in Hermes Purses to be Auctioned Off in Connecticut!

Connecticut Announces Late Winter Activities and Previews Springtime Fun

Destinations across Connecticut are embracing the last few weeks of winter—and preparing for spring—by offering a variety of new and unique ways to enjoy the state’s unparalleled blend of natural wonders, arts and cultural offerings, active adventures and culinary experiences, from eagle watching along the Connecticut River and maple sugaring in the countryside, to ziplining … Continue reading Connecticut Announces Late Winter Activities and Previews Springtime Fun

New York Post Recommends Two Connecticut Towns for Winter Weekends

New York Post rounds up the best towns for non-skiers to spend winter weekends and includes Middlefield and Cornwall Connecticut. Check it out! read more stories from the connecticut roundup Subscribe to The Connecticut Roundup Share News & Events Share with us and our readers your news, events, suggestions, ideas, listings or just about anything … Continue reading New York Post Recommends Two Connecticut Towns for Winter Weekends