Best of Fall: Pumpkin Picking in Southwestern Connecticut

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It’s just about time to pick out the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern. We want to know which spot in Southwestern Connecticut has the best selection. For this week’s installment of best of fall, we’re asking readers where you go when you’re in need of a pumpkin. Vote here for the best local pumpkin […] [Read More]
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Diabetes diagnosis shocks filmmaker; inspires ‘Carb-Loaded’ documentary; screening set for Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Bethel

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Bethel filmmaker Lathe Poland is seen above in the cereal aisle of a supermarket. His documentary, “Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat,” will be shown at Bethel Cinema on Wednesday, Oct. 15. About four years ago, Poland went to the doctor for a routine checkup. He was trim and seemingly healthy at the time, but […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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Tricks and treats: A month of Halloween movies and specials

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Do you have your costume yet? Are your decorations up? Have you decided what kind of candy you’re going to hand out? It’s fine if you said no to all of those questions — we are here to help you find your Halloween spirit. For every day between now and All Hallow’s Eve, we have […] [Read More]
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Do they really have garlic ice cream at the Garlic Festival in Bethlehem?

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  Did you know garlic lovers have their own festival? It’s true. They do, and foodies of all kinds come out for it each year. The Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival takes place at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on the weekend of Oct. 11 and 12.  It features cooking demonstrations, informative food talks, lessons in growing garlic, […] [Read More]
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Irish music to sound in Milford, led by top button accordionist John Whelan

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Come see how Irish musicians jam when the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann chapter welcomes button accordion player John Whelan on Oct. 16. An instrumentalist, composer, teacher, producer and mentor, Whelan has been involved with Comhaltas abroad (he was born in London to Irish parents) and in the United States for 40 years. He started […] [Read More]
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Learn how to produce your own public access TV show through a free program at Danbury Library

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Want to be on television? Have an organization you’d like to promote or perhaps a special interest you’d like to share with others? If so, you may be interested in a free program that will be offered next week at the Danbury Library. Those who attend will learn how to produce their own Comcast Public Access television […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper adds her voice to ‘Truly Brave’ initiative

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Cyndi Lauper performs at the Mark G. Etess Arena – Trump Taj Mahal on July 6, 2013 in Atlantic City, N.J. She recently teamed with Sara Bareilles on a project to help children with cancer. A new track, and music video, “Truly Brave” launched late last month. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) Well, they have […] [Read More]