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Bristol Beat Radio, It’s About The Community

There’s a new Connecticut local radio station in Bristol, Connecticut that will serve the community. “The Beat,” Bristol’s Rock Mix online radio station is streaming live online 24-7. An app for the station is now in the testing phase. This is the brainchild of Steve Gagne (Gag-Knee), a hometown boy and U.S. Marine who served our 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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Celebrate Bristol, Connecticut

Community Bands Together to Throw Bristol’s First City-Wide Block Party!   A group of roughly 10 community members, inspired to do something positive for the City, began tossing out ideas on a Bristol Facebook forum, and united by a vision to throw a Block Party for the community, the volunteers met for the first time Read more…

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Guitarist Jamie Moses And The Rock Band “Queen”

British session guitarist Jamie Moses toured with the band Queen and Brian May over the years. Name the artist or the group and Moses has played with them: Beyonce, U2, Annie Lennox, Pete Townsend, Bob Geldolf, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney. He saw Sir Paul a few years back at Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee when he was Read more…

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Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce is the oldest, continuously-operating amusement park in North America, having its genesis more than 165 years ago in 1846! The park has had millions invested in rides and attractions during the recent years, and today is more beautiful than ever. Among other famous attractions, Lake Compounce is home to Boulder Dash, which has Read more…

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Horsing Around On A Carousel In Bristol

Nestled in the heart of Bristol Connecticut is an amazing museum where young and the young at heart can learn all about the artistry, craft and history of Carousels, especially the Carousel horses. It’s the New England Carousel Museum and it’s worth the trip! Our guide was a young man named Andrew and with expert skill he Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction Pulls Into Imagine Nation

Imagine what it would be like to be on TV and anchor the sports broadcast on ESPN! Imagine a play area with a rock climbing wall, slide and a water table! Imagine enjoying ice cream at a 1940’s soda fountain! You don’t just have to IMAGINE the fun; you can head to Bristol, Connecticut and Read more…

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Happy Father’s Day, Connecticut!

After a week of steady rain here in Connecticut, it’s wonderful that it looks like we’ll finally have some great weather for Fathers’ Day weekend. Now last weekend there was a “flood “of activities (pun intended) to do on CT Open House Day, but that’s true of virtually EVERY weekend with transportation, a picnic lunch Read more…

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That’s Right, Bristol, CT “Is” Rising

The city of Bristol, Connecticut is on an urgent mission to change it’s look and bring back the vibrancy it once had. A 17 acre parcel of land, home to shops and a mall, turned to blight years back and it was leveled. Now it’s time to rebuild in Bristol, which is home to the Read more…

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Collin Marrero~ Singer, Songwriter

Collin Marrero, who grew up in Bristol, Connecticut has been singing for a long time, since about the time he was 8 years old. Through the years he sang and acted, got the lead in a play in high school as a freshmen and that eventually lead to his professional music career on the stage Read more…

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