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Warner Theatre, Here I Come!

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I’m A “Little Poland” Ambassador

On April 27th, 2014 during the annual Polish Festival in “Little Poland” in New Britain, Connecticut, I had the honor of being named a “Little Poland” Ambassador along with  J. Timothy Quirk who is the creator of Network Connecticut’s cartoon “Nutmeg Junction.” Several years back, I came to the polish section of the city to Read more…

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Nutmeg Juntion Stops At The Beardsley Zoo

Have you been to Connecticut’s zoo? If you haven’t it’s time you traveled to Bridgeport and visit the prestigious Beardsley Zoo.With over 300 animals to discover, there’s always something wondrous to experience including the fantastic rainforest exhibit. Children love the prairie dog exhibit where guests can pop up to a glass viewing area to get Read more…

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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…

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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!”

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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…

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Discover Outer Space in Bridgeport

There’s always something to discover at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport, CT, this is a place for kids of all ages. There is 20,000 square feet of exploration to be done in this building. On the top floor, we learn through interactive exhibits about sound and light and renewable energy. On the main Read more…

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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…

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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…

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Think Spring, At Hop Brook Lake

Tired of winter already? We at Nutmeg Junction are already thinking about spring time and fun activities with the family. We’ve got an idea for you, a place maybe you don’t know about. Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area in Middlebury, Connecticut. There are 536 acres here on which to swim, hike, canoe, sail, and fish and Read more…

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