Category Archives: Travel

From Italy To The North End

  Oh the stories that Anthony Ricco of New Haven, Connecticut can tell about Italian Americans. He has just released his latest book on immigrant life in America capturing the past which is so important for the future and who we are as people. The book is entitled “From Italy To The North End.” Anthony Ricco Read more…

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Pakayak, The World’s First Portable, Nesting Kayak

Do you spend your summers on the water, are you a kayaker? Do you have a tough time figuring out where to store it? Well, let me introduce you to the founders of  PAKAYAK, the world’s first “nesting kayak. Yep, that’s right, this 14 foot kayak comes apart and slims down to just 3 and Read more…

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“The Signs Of Connecticut,” All 169 Of Them!

At age 27, Thomas Fatone of Shelton set off to document the state of Connecticut’s “blue town history signs.” The journey took him 13 years and a lot of gasoline. What he learned will last a life time. He photographed all the signs and wrote about what happened to him while he was in each town. Along Read more…

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WOW! Have You Seen Bristol, Connecticut’s New Website?

Bristol, Connecticut. This is a city with a heart and over the past several years a group of folks, some of whom moved back to this city after spreading their wings elsewhere, decided to return to make their home great and show other cities in the state how to move forward after tough times. I Read more…

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Aim And Shoot With The Northrups

In this day and age, we’re all taking photos of everything because our smart phone is always at the ready. If you’d like to get better at taking those shots or want to upgrade to a better camera, look no further then Chelsea and Tony Northrup …a married couple from Waterford. They’re professional photographers and have Read more…

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All Aboard The Naugy!

Railroad Museum of New England The Railroad Museum of New England, Inc. (RMNE) is a not-for-profit educational and historical organization that dates back to January 1968. The mission of the Railroad Museum of New England is to tell the story of the region’s rich railroad heritage through our educational exhibits and operation of the Naugatuck Read more…

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Schedule A Special Trip To Italy With Connecticut’s Ashley

Way to turn your passion into your livelihood! That’s what Ashley Turney of the Oakville section of Montville, Connecticut has done. Turney has been in the travel business specializing in Italy for over 20 years.  Her love of everything Italian began when she was a student at Trinity College and studied on the Rome Campus, Read more…

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Take A Look At The Front Door Project

Welcome to The Front Door Project by Deb Cohen of West Hartford, Connecticut. She’s crazy about taking photos of homes all over New England and beyond. The front facade of certain homes, the front door, draws us in. Cohen has taken thousands and thousands of shots and these are just 20 of her “babies” as Read more…

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Connecticut’s Art Trail, Do You Have Your Summer Pass?

A unique campaign is underway called the “Connecticut Art Trail.” It will run throughout the summer and will feature some wonderful exhibitions and events. The Connecticut Art Trail is a nationally recognized partnership between 18 world-class museums and historic sites, created to promote Connecticut’s rich cultural assets as part of a travel experience. This is Read more…

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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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