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 of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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’ top […]

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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 […]

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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 media […]

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