| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
As a child, Diana Atwood Johnson would take trout-fishing trips with her father. Along the way, they birded. The guides of Roger Tory Peterson were a constant teaching tool.
Later in life, she moved to Old Lyme and bought the Old Lyme Inn. She was...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
“Prize Inside,” an exhibit of work by Old Lyme artist Bryan Gorneau, will be at Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London, from Saturday, March 16, when it opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., until Saturday, April 20.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
“At Our Best,” an exhibit of work by artists who were or are based in Connecticut, that were created between 1830 and 2013, will be on the walls at Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, March 30.
Artists on show include...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Clinton Art Society will show artwork by Anne Bingham Pierson of Old Lyme at the Liberty Bank, 8 Main St. in Clinton, all of June and July.
This is “Stonington Lighthouse.” All the works show Connecticut shoreline scenes.
The gallery is open...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
“On the Banks” is the new show at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, and its subject matter is watercolor and oil landscapes created along the Mystic, Thames and Niantic rivers and along Long Island Sound.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, presents a holiday-season show, “A Miniature Show,” featuring small works at affordable prices, starting on Thursday, Nov. 15, with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. It runs through...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London, presents “The Essence of Intention: Mindfulness, Elegance and Energy in Tai Chi Chuan,” an exhibit of photographs by David Fryburg of East Lyme, from Saturday, April 27, when it opens with a...
| May 7, 2010
There are several translations for the Native American Iroquois word "Oswegatchie." Some define it as "black water" or "black river," while others say it means "at the outlet." But the translation that works the best for the 400-acre nature preserve...
| Oct 29, 2010
Standing on top of a huge boulder within Lyme's Elizebeth Plimpton Memorial Preserve, looking over Hamburg Cove out to Long Island Sound, it is easy to imagine a ship sailing across the Atlantic Ocean.
What exactly does a 105-acre preserve in the...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Feb 11, 2011
I headed south.
The barren winter landscape has become downright depressing. And this from someone who loves winter. Cabin fever has rapidly become igloo fever, as bare ground hasn't been seen for weeks, and weekends are spent shoveling off roofs and...