Did you know that lemons work as a natural disinfectant, a stain remover, a polish for metals, and so much more? Try these simple cleaning tips using the power of citrus! Scrub your dirty dishes or plastic containers with a recently juiced lemon and a little bit of coarse salt to remove any stains or […]
Skappo is not your typical Italian restaurant with dried pasta and boring tomato sauce. Everything at this family-owned New Haven restaurant is fresh and flavorful. The menu reflects authentic Italian cuisine using fresh vegetables and light sauces. The small bistro menu changes seasonally and dishes emphasize quality, and are smaller portions. Diners love ordering several […]
Fans of Brazilian churrasco-style dining should head to Brazil Grill to get their fill of tasty charbroiled meat. Buffet style dining lets you fill up your plate with beans, rice, salads, pasta, cornbread and other side dishes, after which you head to the barbecue area and have the servers slice off your choice of meat […]
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza first opened to Hartford residents in 1999, and in the short time since, it's completely changed the landscape of downtown Hartford—both literally and metaphorically. The beautifully arranged and maintained park overlooks downtown and serves as the focal point of the entire Riverfront Park System. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza has also refreshed the cultural […]
Wishing you a Fourth of July filled with pride, honor, and lots of fun!
Equal parts attractive and easy to care for, cacti and succulents are just the thing to to dress up a sunny windowsill. Learn how to keep your cacti and succulents beautiful and healthy with these tips—green thumb not required! Place your plant where it will get a lot of bright light, such as a sunny […]
If you love a funky find, groovy gadget, or antique accessory, stop in at English Building Market in New Haven. This small storefront is deceiving – the large antique market has a large collection of furniture, housewares, women’s clothing and accessories, and more. The inventory changes regularly and shoppers have fun browsing for items for […]
Today is a chance for us to recognize some very important people in our lives. May this day bring you many reasons to smile! Happy Father’s Day!
If you're looking for a bustling spot in Middletown to do happy hour, you'll find it at Esca Restaurant and Wine Bar. The eatery is known for its happy hour, particularly the "extended" happy hour on Thursday—it continues long after dinner. Grab a beer for two bucks with a $4 appetizer and celebrate the near-end […]
Enjoy a bite to eat, then browse for a book at Atticus Bookstore Cafe. This full service restaurant adjacent to a small bookstore offers a simple menu of breakfast plates, baked goods, sandwiches, salads, and soups. Its a busy place during lunch, but many customers love the soup and sandwich combo. In addition to their […]