Tag Archives: cartoon

The Iconic Bushnell Theater In Hartford

The Bushnell has a storied 80 year history. Created by Dotha Bushnell Hillyer as a tribute to her father, Horace Bushnell, the civic-minded Hartford leader who envisioned and created the public park that later bore his name, this world-class performing arts center continues to be a wellspring of entertainment, education and societal involvement that benefits Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

The Goshen Players

The Goshen Players perform in the former Goshen Town Hall in a town with a 275 year history. Located at the corner of the rotary of Routes 4 and 63, the iconic building has been transformed into a performance space with a raised stage and opportunities for cabaret as well as theater style seating. The Goshen Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Take The Kids To The Drive-In

The Drive-in movie experience recalls an earlier era when there were over 4000 drive-ins in the United States. Now there are fewer than 400 drive-ins but fortunately for Connecticut residents, three drive-ins are still here in the nutmeg state: Barkhamsted (http://www.pleasantvalleydriveinmovies.com/ Mansfield http://www.mansfielddrivein.com/ and Southington http://www.southingtondrive-in.org/ The Southington Drive-In is unique because it was purchased Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Warner Theatre, Here I Come!

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut

The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory  is the internationally renowned classical Ballet training institution in Connecticut that hosts auditions to its programs in 30 states and is known throughout New England for its Nutcracker performances at The Bushnell in Hartford. Located in a gorgeous building at 58 Main Street, Torrington, “The Nutmeg” hosts professional year long programs Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Want Your Connecticut Library Featured?

Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction are accepting nominations for honoring Connecticut libraries during National Library Week with a Nutmeg Junction cartoon. National Library Week will be observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®.” So nominate your CT library! We might feature that library with a special cartoon on Ann Nyberg’s “Network Connecticut!”

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Dinosaur State Park

Welcome to Dinosaur State Park where fossilized dinosaur tracks have been preserved to become a wondrous attraction for the Nutmeg state. In 1966 a bulldozer uncovered three-toed tracks during construction which then halted building to see what else might be found and sure enough there were more tracks found from the beasts that once roamed Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Get Your Connecticut History Right Here!

Since 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society has preserved the glorious and intriguing history of the Nutmeg state. There is a research facility which houses a myriad of comprehensive source materials, manuscripts and artifacts so whether you’re writing a book about the state or researching your family tree, a visit here is essential! There is a Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Nutmeg Junction Loves “Booth Babble”

We at Nutmeg Junction love watching the “Booth Babble” videos! “Fun” is the word that comes to mind when Ann Nyberg and Noah Finz visit the Greek Olive Diner and discuss anything and everything. One day they may be talking about diaries, another day Joe Namath, or baseballs, brochures, or “Buck Hollywood”. Their most recent Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Waterbury’s Mattatuck Museum Is Expanding!

Through their interactive exhibits and galleries, the many visitors of the Mattatuck Museum experience the western region of Connecticut’s history, art and culture. For 135 years, the Mattatuck has maintained that vision and has been an essential element in this area of Connecticut. What’s exciting is that the Mattatuck has a strategic plan for 2014 Read more…

Posted in Nutmeg Junction | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed