Category Archives: Middlesex County

Cook Tops and Grills Made In Clinton, Connecticut

It’s music to your ears, right?… when you hear “Made in America.” This company not only makes their stainless steel cook tops and electric grills for home use and boats in America…they’re made in Connecticut…in Clinton. Kenyon International dates back to 1931. The company started out making aviation and marine instruments. President of the company, Phil Williams has Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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The New James Farmacy in Old Saybrook

The beloved James Pharmacy & Soda Fountain will reopen as the James Farmacy [JF], an organic café and juice bar in May 2016. Through its menu and programming, James Farmacy will promote Wellness, Healing and Self-Care by offering healthy, clean, whole-food options, nutrient-dense foods and drinks, health conscious versions of ice creams and sodas, and various educational programs.  The James Farmacy Read more…

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Wanted: Connecticut Volunteer Firefighters, Everyday Heroes

On April 9, 2016, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 60 fire departments will hold open houses at more than 80 locations throughout Connecticut. They’re celebrating Volunteer Firefighter Day (and the start of National Volunteer Week: April 10-16) and getting out the word about the shortage of volunteer firefighters.   WHO:                   Volunteer Firefighter Day is part of Read more…

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Opening Spring 2016~ “Shanks” Waterside Restaurant In Clinton

Shanks is a “New” waterfront restaurant located at Harborside Marina in Clinton, CT.  The restaurant was created from a 1974 Bruno & Stillman 42’ Commercial Lobster Boat completely customized to house a state of the art commercial kitchen, capable of cooking fresh seafood, lobster, burgers and much more. The original boat came from The Sound Read more…

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The Contemporary Art Of Michael DesRosiers

Artist, Michael DesRosiers creates his paintings on a 23 acre spread in Lyme, Connecticut, an enclave, he built for his family surrounded by nature. He says he knew he was going to be an artist at a very young age when he spilled a bucket of paint down his parents carpeted stairs in Texas. He says Read more…

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“Google” Calling For Structural Graphics Of Essex, Connecticut

Did you know that Structural Graphics in Essex, Connecticut is the pioneer of the dimensional print marketing industry? Some of the biggest brands on the planet do, and that includes GOOGLE. This company started with a fascination of pop-up books and paper that led them to engineer across new mediums in the world of advertising. Structural Read more…

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Saybrook Country Barn And Shops Have Stood The Test Of Time

Have you been to Saybrook Country Barn and their shops in Old Saybrook, Connecticut? It’s sprawling. You name it you’ll find it, furniture, drapery, gifts and clothing and on and on and on. There is even a restaurant on site called Aspen. This is a family business that has grown because it has evolved over Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater In Connecticut

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) is a “gem of a place in Connecticut with a movie star name.” Katharine Hepburn was iconic because of her fans’ recognition of her immense talent and drive. Similarly, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is successful because of you, its friends, patrons, members, and donors, and Read more…

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Holiday Events On The Connecticut Art Trail

Holiday Events on the 2015 Connecticut Art Trail Want to know where beautiful events will be in Connecticut to take family or friends leading up to the holidays,? Well look no further than the state’s Art Trail, this is southern new England at a lovely time of the year. Okay get out your calendars and Read more…

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