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CT Cultural Life

Avon Theatre Keeps Past Alive
Entering the white pillars in front of the Avon Theatre on Bedford St in Stamford is like travelling back through time. The architecture on the outside of the building resembles a playhouse...

A Ragged Mountain Romance
At first sight, the old factory that comes into view from across the bridge looks like most of the others along the rivers in New England - the kind that brought manufacturing to the area before....

Connecticut on Foot
I don't run. I gallop, quickly shuffle, jog with determination, hobble wildly, and even stride briefly in a manner that could be mistaken for running if seen from a distance by a fellow non-runner...

Collinsville: On Foot in the Off Season
At first sight, the old factory that comes into view from across the bridge looks like most of the others along the rivers in New England - the kind that brought manufacturing to the area before modern...

The Carousel
The sound is hard to miss on Jewell Street in downtown Hartford; a Wurlitzer band organ booms inside the 24-sided pavilion as a dizzying array of horses rise and fall to its cadence...

Threads on Willimantic's Main Street
The Willimantic Brewing Company is housed in a vintage post office building, complete with Romanesque columns and the original engraving of "United States Post Office" adorning the front entrance...

Twain at Home
Perched on a hillside, the Twain House is an opulent structure boasting red brick walls, jagged roofs, and a wrap-around porch. Had the house been built today, there would probably be a three-car garage to...