Connecticut Towns Begin Closing Parks, Bristol and Greenwich Among Others

The latest confirmed numbers of the coronavirus in Connecticut are 34 deaths, 1,993 positive cases and 404 hospitalizations. The state saw its largest increase Sunday, when 469 new cases were reported. The figures may be shocking but state health officials have cautioned that cases will continue to rise until at least mid-April and part ofRead More

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 thereRead More

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. “ThisRead More

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 mapleRead More

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.Read More

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! Why? Several factors are at play, including Hermes’ topRead More

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 zipliningRead More

This Gargantuan Connecticut Cocktail Trail is a Must do. You Can Really Feel The Effervescence!

The Cocktail Culture has found a warm and welcoming home in Connecticut, where restaurants and other destinations have embraced all the wonders that a bartender armed with a shaker and the perfect ingredients can work. CT Visit developed the Connecticut Signature Cocktail Trail by incorporating professional opinions with the results of our own social mediaRead More

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! Subscribe to The Connecticut Roundup Share News & Events Share with us and our readers your news, events, suggestions, ideas, listings or just about anything and everything Connecticut! Please fill out theRead More

10 Marvelous Places to Visit in Connecticut

From a romantic getaway with your special someone to a beach trip with your family, there’s a state that has everything you need: Connecticut. This part of New England has something for everyone, whether you’re a bookworm, wine connoisseur, history buff, art enthusiast, or just love shopping your ideal destination is located in this fascinating area. CheckRead More

Check Out These 14 Charming Towns in Connecticut

Connecticut holds the monopoly on awesome townships.  But everybody knows that no two small towns in Connecticut are the same.   These towns are particularly great for a day trip or a weekend getaway.  If you’re not already in love with Connecticut, you will be now. How many of these towns have you visited? HaveRead More

Bristol Created A Safe Online Purchase Exchange Zone!

If you want to safely sell your online items… head to downtown Bristol. In response to statewide concerns about personal safety while making a sale or purchase utilizing social media or even person to person exchanges, the Bristol Police Department has created an Internet Purchase Exchange Zone. The zone is located in the parking lotRead More

2020 Census: Hiring Event Offers $25 Per Hour Jobs in Terryville

Uncle Sam wants you to participate in the 2020 Census … and not just as a citizen who fills out the form. The Census Bureau is hiring up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country. A representative from Census 2020 will be at the Terryville Public LibraryRead More

Help Build an Enormous Ocean Scene During LEGO Weekend

Piece together a shark, jellyfish, seal or other marine animal to add to an enormous ocean scene March 7 and 8 during “LEGO® Weekend” at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. During this popular fourth-annual event, LEGO experts from Play-Well TEKnologies will be onhand both days to oversee construction of a colorful coral reef made entirelyRead More

Celebrate Mardi Gras 2020 at The New England Carousel Museum

The New England Carousel Museum will be in full New Orleans-style celebration mode during their 30th annual Mardi Gras party on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 7:30 PM – midnight. Come join us for an evening of fun and frolicking with great music, good food, bourbon, and beads. The Big Easy evening features music andRead More

74 Top Employers in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to 14 of the businesses on the Fortune 500 list — as well as 60 more leaders in such growing industries as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, insurtech, medtech and more. Listed below are the Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Connecticut, but scroll down to see a few more examples of the topRead More

Torrington to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Torrington Mayor Carbone announced the city through a committee of volunteers, has begun making plans to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the Women’s Right to Vote. This was the single largest expansion of democracy in our nation’s history. The committee is in the early stages of planning celebratory eventsRead More

6 Purr-fect Things To Do In Connecticut

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This Farmington All-You-Can-Eat Steakhouse is Amazing

If you haven’t heard by now, Connecticut is home to a restaurant that meat lovers are drooling over. If the idea of a dining experience that features all-you-can-eat meat seems like a dream come true, then you need to head straight to Texas de Brazil in Farmington. Subscribe to The Connecticut Roundup Explore our FeaturedRead More

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