Category Archives: New London County

Mystic Supply Company

Another small business has arrived in Connecticut, this one was established just a month and a half ago, (June 2017) on the shoreline. It’s the Mystic Supply Company where American-made is king. Tomas Gates and Amma Pozzi are giving home-grown small businesses a place to be displayed and sold.  Amma’s portrait and wedding photography business is also housed Read more…

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Safe Futures CT, Inc. Is Providing “Safe Houses” in Southeastern Connecticut

October is domestic violence awareness month and one organization helping victims both men and women, is Safe Futures CT in southeastern Connecticut. It’s celebrating 40 years of helping others. They’re saving lives. They provide save homes for adults and children and even pets. They help individuals plan, so if they have to leave a dangerous situation they will Read more…

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Vintage Properties in Connecticut Come Back To Life

  They were outdated, underutilized vintage properties in Connecticut and now they have come back to life. A farm that dates back to the 1600’s which was also the site of a 1940’s era airplane hanger, has become Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington. A 1950’s gas station near downtown Mystic, is about to open as a coffee Read more…

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Spark Makerspace In New London

SPARK Makerspace is “sparking” new opportunities in New London by putting innovators and entrepreneurs under one roof.  This is a collaborative of working members in what were two vacant buildings. “Spark Makerspace” is putting together a community of folks in southeastern Connecticut who are making, creative and teaching…this is helping to “jolt” the economy. Down the 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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Spicer Mansion Boutique Hotel ~ Opening In Mystic in May 2016

 Spicer Mansion: Opening Spring 2016 Commanding sweeping views of the town, river, harbor and hills, the Spicer Mansion has been a fixture in the historic Mystic community since 1853. Harkening back to the days of Gilded Age grandeur and hospitality, this luxury boutique hotel will offer eight impeccably appointed guestrooms, private dining, and two grand Read more…

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Wait For It…A New Bakery Is Headed To Mystic

SIFT is a French focused bakery located in historic downtown Mystic, Connecticut that will open in May, 2016. The bakeshop, owned and operated by Pastry Chef Adam Young, will feature a wide variety of artisanal breads, breakfast pastries and sweet and savory delights. SIFT will also offer specialty cakes, desserts and custom gifts. Featuring a Read more…

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Mike’s Famous in New London Is Delivering Christmas

Toys for Tots and the Marines again team up with Santa and Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson to bring hope to the community Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride into Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson® in New London on Saturday, December 12 from 12 – 3 p.m. for the area’s annual Toys for Tots campaign. The free event will 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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Eastern Connecticut Ballet Presents: “The Nutcracker”

Share the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, “the great American ballerina of our time,” returns to the Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New London’s own “Nutcracker” is both Read more…

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