Mike Valletta


They say one way to take the chill away is with a fine glass of wine. Maybe two. Maybe three. Either way, I can’t argue with that. As winter ramps into full gear, there’s no better way to take away the winter chill other than a visit to a local Connecticut winery. Surprising, isn’t it? Many local wineries aren’t known to be open through the winter months. If you were to mention… Read More

   Mohawk Mountain here in the Litchfield Hills is really a hidden gem.  With it’s vistas of the rolling hills, it’s a sight you wouldn’t want to miss out on. These views really take my breath away every time I’m up there, and the view is constantly changing. They say the same vistas you see today are never the same vistas that you will see tomorrow. That couldn’t be any more correct. As the days progress, the… Read More

The Rocket has landed in Torrington. Rocket fine street food that is.  What is Rocket? Rocket is fresh. Rocket is simple. Rocket is locally sourced.  Rocket is delicious! If you haven’t stopped by yet, I strongly suggest you do. Their located in the Oddo Print Shop parking lot on 142 East Main Street, Route 202, in Torrington. It’s pretty hard to miss. After all, you can’t miss a white truck with a black rocket painted on… Read More