Category Archives: Connecticut

Woodlawn Duckpin Bowling, Connecticut

I’m not one for regular 10-pin bowling, I have other preferred methods of staying busy and active. However, when I hear there is an off the beaten path, regional variation on the old game, my interest is most certainly piqued. … Continue reading

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Dinner at One 6 Three in New Haven, Connecticut

Known as a pizza place, but what caught my eye wasn’t a pie. One 6 Three [163 Foster St, New Haven, CT 06511] has quite the eclectic menu, from poutine to fried oreos. I could not resist the call of … Continue reading

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Hike to Castle Craig, Connecticut

On top of the highest point in America within 25 miles from the east coast sits a castle. I was amped for the hike when I saw it from the highway in the distance, standing tall atop 976’ East Peak … Continue reading

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New England Carousel Museum, Connecticut

What is more magical than the musical roundabout? The carousel has given joy to children for hundreds of years. The New England Carousel Museum [95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT 06010] tells the history of over 100 years of the nostalgic … Continue reading

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American Clock & Watch Museum, Connecticut

In this day and age, everyone knows what time it is. Time is displayed on your microwave, DVD player, and of course your cell phone. I can’t remember the last time I put a watch on or looked at analog … Continue reading

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See the Button Collection at Mattatuck Museum, Connecticut

One of my favorite childhood memories is when my grandmother would let me play with her button box. Hundreds of buttons all different sizes, colors, designs in that porcelain box, sifting through them would keep me entertained for an hour … Continue reading

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Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, Connecticut

A distinct variation of pizza developed in New Haven, Connecticut known as the white clam pie and it’s worth seeking out. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana [157 Wooster St New Haven, CT 06511] has been around since 1925, it’s affectionately known … Continue reading

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