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Warner Theatre, Here I Come!

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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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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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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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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…

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Nutmeg Junction is On Display!

We’re excited to announce that the artwork of Nutmeg Junction will be showcased at the very robust Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury, Connecticut. Affectionately known as the Brass City, Waterbury is home to many of the Nutmeg state treasures such as the Mattatuck Museum, the historic Palace Theatre, The Carrie Welton  Fountain on the green, The Read more…

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America’s First Law School Was In Connecticut

In beautiful Litchfield, Connecticut stands a monument to the legal profession: the first American law school. The Tapping Reeve School was integral in the careers. According to the Litchfield Historical Society: “The Litchfield Law School launched the careers of many well-known Americans including two vice-presidents, 101 United States congressmen, twenty-eight United States senators, six cabinet Read more…

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New Haven’s Pepe’s Pizza

  This pretty much says it all about pizza in New Haven, Connecticut’s Wooster Square there is always a line outside ofPepe’s Pizzeria and also at the nearby Sally’s Apizza. This is a tradition that just never goes away. If you come to New Haven, you’ll find yourself in Wooster Square.

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