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The Past, Present, and Future of the Ivoryton Playhouse

September 29, 2020

Ivoryton Playhouse logo

Any time you take a wander through the heart of downtown Ivoryton, you can't help but notice its history, as pretty much every building in the area has some historical significance. Standing out from the rest is the Ivoryton Playhouse, a large building sitting on the same lot as Ivoryton Green.

A Visit to Parmelee Farm in Killingworth, Connecticut

September 22, 2020

Photo of a trails sign in Parmelee Farm

Parmelee Farm is yet another place that makes residing in Coastal Connecticut so appealing. Few other parts of the country have historic venues that you can stop by and enjoy any time you please, but living in history will become your new normal once you buy a home in this area.

The Craft Brewery Scene in Branford, Connecticut

August 7, 2020

Photo of a box of Stony Joe beer from Stony Creek Brewey

The great thing about craft breweries is that they're always changing their offerings, so there's usually something completely different every time you visit. And since Branford's breweries have a surprisingly large capacity, you'd struggle to try them all.

Branford, Connecticut, is known for its abundance of marinas and storied history. However, the craft brewery scene gives it an entirely different appeal for beer lovers all over Coastal Connecticut.

The Past and Present of the Old Lyme Art Colony

July 13, 2020

Photo of art in a kitchen in Old Lyme CT

With a year-round population of just 7,600 people, Old Lyme, Connecticut, is a small coastal community that offers a quiet way of life. At the same time, the town attracts thousands of seasonal visitors and is known for its thriving art community.

Old Lyme's commitment to the arts goes back over 100 years when a group of artists took up residence at Florence Griswold's boarding house.

Visiting the Pattaconk Recreation Area in Cockaponset State Forest

July 1, 2020

When you live in Chester, Connecticut, you'll have plenty of outdoor recreation options, but the Pattaconk Recreation Area is sure to be high on your list of places to visit. This park gives you an excellent opportunity to escape the crowds of the Connecticut Shoreline and enjoy a slower pace of life in a secluded forest.

Information on Free Boat Moorings For Residents of Deep River, Connecticut

June 18, 2020

Photo of water and forrest in Deep River CT

Fenwick Golf Course in Old Saybrook, Connecticut

June 5, 2020


Photo of Fenwick Golf Course in Old Saybrook, CT

The Historic Griswold Inn in Essex Village, Connecticut

May 7, 2020


Photo of the Griswold Inn in Essex CT

A Look at the Past and Present of Guilford Town Green

April 23, 2020

Photo of Guilford Town Green

A Visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut

April 8, 2020

Photo of Hammonasset Beach State Park

What You Should Know About Living in Chester, Connecticut

January 31, 2020

Living in Chester, Connecticut, means having direct access to a ton of open space, as well as lakes, ponds, and the Connecticut River. You can also reach the ocean in a matter of minutes, so it’s easy to hit the beach or take your boat out for a day in Long Island Sound.

Chester, CT, is proud of its status as a small American town, and its residents hope to keep it that way indefinitely.

 

Veterans Day Events on the Connecticut Shoreline

November 5, 2019

While you won't find Veterans Day parades in every town, some smaller ceremonies will likely take place at other locations on the Connecticut Shoreline, as well. Keep an eye out for gatherings that remember the efforts and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have gone to war to protect our way of life.

Veterans Day is an important holiday in this country, so make sure you get out there to show your support for the people who have risked or given their lives for our freedom.