DINE: New restaurant along the Connecticut River offers up a trendy experience

Connecticut has had a lot of new dining destinations lately. They're popping up just about everywhere, and we could not be more excited about that! After all, it's always great when you get the ability to stop in and review. River: A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar located in Wethersfield is certainly making a name for … Continue reading DINE: New restaurant along the Connecticut River offers up a trendy experience

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Connecticut’s newest winery offers classic New England charm

Have you ever stepped into a business establishment and just felt right at home? That's the feeling you get when you arrive at Connecticut's newest winery to sprout up, Crystal Ridge in South Glastonbury. A snap to reach from just about anywhere in the greater Hartford region, Crystal Ridge certainly prides itself on it's humble … Continue reading Connecticut’s newest winery offers classic New England charm

The bright colors of a traditional New England fall have taken a year off

Despite the high hopes of another vibrant Autumn in New England, the color explosions we have experienced from years past have taken a year off. Why, you ask? Thanks to the extension of summer weather during late September and early October, paired with an unusually dry September, just wasn't a match made in heaven for … Continue reading The bright colors of a traditional New England fall have taken a year off

The one New England foliage map you need

Wether you are on a weekend quest to discover some of the best fall views that New England has to offer, or you're a seasoned photographer looking to capture some impeccable shots, fall in New England is unlike any other place in the world. The one thing you need, is a reliable foliage map. That … Continue reading The one New England foliage map you need

At Onyx, there is a whole lot more than just Connecticut moonshine

There's nothing I could enjoy more than a good old fashioned speakeasy. Tucked away in a commercial building just east of Hartford, Connecticut is one of the coolest finds you may ever encounter, and it comes with a liquid treat. Step past a bookcase door and into Onyx, a small distillery cooking up the first … Continue reading At Onyx, there is a whole lot more than just Connecticut moonshine

Harvest season comes to Connecticut

One thing I love about living in Connecticut is... AUTUMN! You know, that totally awesome season between summer and eight months of winter? Yeah, it's not only a season. It's a lifestyle. Pumpkin spice everything. Okay, simmer down, pumpkin spice. You're not the one all be all. This season is more notoriously known here in … Continue reading Harvest season comes to Connecticut

In Connecticut, a vineyard like a fairytale

A summer afternoon in the Connecticut countryside is unlike any other time in your life. The rolling hills, the warm breezes, and the smell of nature all around. What a lot of people don't realize is that this little state, tucked between New York City and Boston, actually is the California of the east as … Continue reading In Connecticut, a vineyard like a fairytale

Happenings weekend of July 22nd in New England

Still trying to figure out your weekend plans? There is a lot happening on this gorgeous summer weekend here in New England! Here is a rundown of some of the more popular happenings. Connecticut Wine, wine, and more wine.  Join the Connecticut Wine Trail in Goshen Saturday & Sunday at the fairgrounds for a taste … Continue reading Happenings weekend of July 22nd in New England

The highest peak in Connecticut offers up world-class views

If you want a life of adventure, seek it. That's what I say to myself everyday.  One day you're trying to sell lemonade at a lemonade stand as a kid and the next you're being fed lemons by a nurse at a nursing home. Life if just too darn short to sit back and watch … Continue reading The highest peak in Connecticut offers up world-class views

An English garden in an American countryside

One of the many things that I love the most about traveling is the ability to get in touch with the natural world. On the road, there are a variety of ways to do just that. Most recently, I explored a secret garden in the famed and fortuned Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. Nothing says nature … Continue reading An English garden in an American countryside