| May 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Potato chips might be the most popular snack food in the United States. According to a 2010 report by the National Academies of Science, Americans spent over $7.1 billion on potato chips in 2009. That's $2 billion dollars more than the U.S. government...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Connecticut College Arboretum Mother's Day Plant Sale: May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-5060, arboretum.conncoll.edu.
Free Outing for Moms: May 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moms free with paid kids' $21.95...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:34 AM
“A World of Delight, Paintings by Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943)” will be at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, June 15.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
The exhibit also...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Geek out on Star Wars Day by spreading the message of the Force at these local events:
Star Wars Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Free Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m....
| May 2, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The 92nd annual Elected Artist Exhibition will be presented at the Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, from Friday, April 26, to Sunday, June 9.
This is “Studio” by Chrisopher Zhang.
The opening reception will be Friday, May 3, from...
| Dec 16, 2011
During one visit to Old Lyme's Champlain Farm, Bill and Bear — man and canine best friend — wrote, "Love this place!" On another trip, the pair observed "a little fog, almost spooky." On another early morning visit, the two found a bit of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Want to skip the preparation and clean-up of hosting Christmas Eve at home, but don't want to skimp on delicious food and holiday cheer? Make your reservations now for the Bee and Thistle Inn's Christmas Eve Dinner. Chef Kristofer Rowe is whipping up a...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In June, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting a PopArtsBall. To get ready for all that entails, College President Debra Petke will speak about Andy Warhol this week. An art historian and former Executive Director of the Mark Twain House & Museum,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Peter Brandon, Haddam-Killingworth, Jr.
Jonathan Cahill, Canton, Sr.
Thomas Cassello, Bolton, Sr.
Joe Crafa, Rocky Hill, Sr.
Thomas Day, Haddam-Killingworth, Sr.
Patrick Dibble, Manchester, Sr.
Neal Hambrecht, Conard-West Hartford, Sr.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Think about your favorite -ism. Do you know where it came from? Starting this week, the Florence Griswold Museum is shining a light on the many art world -isms, their traits and origins. Great examples of such styles as Impressionism, Luminism, Realism...