Three cheers for the ‘Red, White and Blue’

Conscious Cook: Berries

“May the sun in his course, visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this, our own country!” —Daniel Webster Summer is finally here! Now is the perfect time to celebrate the great glory of living in the United States and enjoying our many freedoms. The summer months are also a ...

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It’s ‘some enchanted evening’ at Summer Theatre of New Canaan

Summer Theatre of New Canaan: South Pacific.

Outdoor summer theater can be as romantic as an evening on Feb. 14, especially if you take in the current Summer Theatre of New Canaan production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.” Everything works here. The cast is top notch; the musicians are superior; and the musical is quite ...

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Connecticut DEEP Fishing Report for June 27


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TV movies: Family is one of the themes this weekend

What’s on your family’s movie menu this weekend? How about a loving eccentric who opens her nephew’s to the wonders of the world? An ambitious woman who opens her eyes to the simplicity of love? A family that learns new lessons about tolerance and forgiveness? Or an unlikely hero who helps save ...

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I’m So Excited: Outrageous flight to nowhere

Each week, the Reel Dad checks the nutritional value of a movie — new or classic — to help you choose what to watch. This week’s pick is a new film from Pedro Almodóvar, I’m So Excited. Sometimes, when we go to the movies, we don’t want to think, contemplate the end of the world,... Read More

The Judy and the Joy of……. Strawberry Shortcake!

Twice-Baked Twins' Strawberry Shortcake.

It’s 1970 and a beautiful summer day on Ridgebrook Drive in our childhood home. We can remember waking up and seeing mom sitting at the breakfast table cutting up strawberries while sipping her morning coffee. Back then mom never used a cutting board; she would use a small paring knife and cut ...

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DEEP Fishing Report for June 20: conditions generally good

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INLAND REPORT LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing remains good to very good. Places to try include Wyassup lake, Bantam Lake, Hopeville Pond, East Twin Lake, Lake Wononskopomuc, Candlewood Lake, Silver Lake, Miller Pond, Highland Lake, Batterson Park Pond, Burr Pond, Gardner Lake, South Spectacle Pond, ...

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