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

34 Things to Do in Connecticut This January

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in January? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more! Active Adventure 1. Try snowshoeing. Rent snow shoes from Housatonic River Outfitters and hit the Appalachian Trail and Mohawk State Forest. At Winding Trails in Farmington, you can rent snow shoes, skate skis, and  cross-country skis. 2. … Continue reading 34 Things to Do in Connecticut This January

100 Remarkable Things to do in Connecticut

Connecticut is the third smallest state by area, in the USA, and has the highest per-capita income. The capital city is Hartford. It is also known as Constitution State, the Provisions State, The Nutmeg state, and the Land of steady habits. Connecticut has a strong tradition with maritime, having the Connecticut and Thames Rivers, along … Continue reading 100 Remarkable Things to do in Connecticut

Check Out This Monumental Connecticut Library

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is one of the world’s largest libraries devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts and is Yale’s principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. Built in 1963, this extraordinary piece of architecture is the largest building in the world designed for the preservation of rare manuscripts. The windowless … Continue reading Check Out This Monumental Connecticut Library

27 Electrifying Places to Get Down in Connecticut

Itching to put on your dancing shoes? From ballroom to barn dancing, social clubs to club scenes, Connecticut offers something for every type of dancer to get their groove on. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places for you to swing, salsa, even country line dance your way across Connecticut. Nightclubs World-class entertainment … Continue reading 27 Electrifying Places to Get Down in Connecticut

The 10 Most Festive Christmas Towns In Connecticut

When it comes to celebrating the holidays, these Christmas towns in Connecticut go all in. From lighted town greens, to festive parades and train rides, these towns are the best places to enjoy the true spirit of the holidays. Stroll through these winter wonderlands for great shopping, smiling faces, and a whole lot of fun. … Continue reading The 10 Most Festive Christmas Towns In Connecticut

"Lez" Zeppelin to Perform New Year's Eve Concert in Connecticut

It's that time of year again! Lez Zeppelin brings their first ever New Year's Eve show to The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre to ring in 2020. The women rockers who took on the music of Led Zeppelin are driving club audiences to a frenzy and, offstage, whipping up speculation over their sexual tastes with the … Continue reading "Lez" Zeppelin to Perform New Year's Eve Concert in Connecticut

Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret … Continue reading Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport