Nothing says “I love you” like giving your sweetheart the chance to hand-feed a cownose ray, and The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is making that romantic gesture possible for 10 lucky couples on Sun., Feb. 9. On the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is putting a special twist on its behind-the-scenes … Continue reading "Valentine's Feeding Time for Couples" Feb. 9 at Maritime Aquarium
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
Though cell phones and other pocket technology have rendered public phones nearly obsolete, there was once a time when the classic payphone was a novel, necessary invention. William Gray invented the first pay phone in 1889. It was installed in a bank in Hartford, Connecticut. His innovation allowed everyday people who couldn’t afford their own phones to … Continue reading This is Where the First Pay Phone in Connecticut Was
John Zaffis is the nephew of controversial paranormal investigators Ed and Lorrain Warren. He followed in their footsteps, and has become famous for his Museum of the Paranormal, which is located on the bottom floor of a two-story building behind his house in Stratford, Connecticut. The collection includes items from cases that he worked over the … Continue reading Unusual Connecticut: Zaffis Museum of the Paranormal
Forbes has released a new list that identifies the best employers in Connecticut. Unlike Forbes' annual list of the best employers in the country, the first-ever best employers by state feature consists of a unique list for all 50 states. According to Forbes, the best Connecticut employers are: 1. Yale University, 15,158 employees, based in New Haven, … Continue reading These Are The Best Employers 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
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
1. The Marcus Dairy Bar In 2011, The Marcus Dairy Bar Restaurant in Danbury, Conn., one of the most iconic gathering spot for motorcyclists, shut down. Known as “the Dairy” or simply “Marcus” by tens of thousands of bikers who incorporated it into their Sunday morning rides, the restaurant was in operation since 1947 and … Continue reading 22 Things In Connecticut You Will Never See Again