Win a free pass to all your Oscar and Golden Globe favorites. The Garde Arts Film Festival starts February 15.
Lose the winter blues with the best Oscar and Golden Globe nominated films at New London’s Garde Arts Film Festival. Beginning February 15 and continuing through April, the film fest features big name movies such as Flight, The Life of Pi, Argo, Moonrise Kingdom and many more, with others to be added. Festival passes are on sale for $30, and single tickets...Continue Reading
This Friday, Jan. 25, the best winter arts festival around kicks off in downtown New London. The Hygienic Art XXXIV event, two weeks worth of artists, musicians and other performers, opens with independent films and acoustic acts and sets the stage for more to come during opening weekend and beyond. The main show opens on Saturday night. More than 400 creative...Continue Reading
Toss your name in to win! Strolling. Eating. Waterfront. Spend a perfect fall evening with us. New London’s Fall Food Stroll, Oct. 17.
Put your walking shoes on and get your appetite primed for New London’s Fall Food Stroll, happening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 17. The best tastes of autumn will be on display from more than 50 fabulous local restaurants in our waterfront downtown. Come sample pizza, Chinese, seafood, Thai, Indian, sweets – you name it, we’re serving it. Downtown...Continue Reading
Admit it – you’ve always wanted to stand in a lighthouse on a stormy summer night, intent on guiding a ship into port or watching the waves crash around you. Well, I have, anyway. I can’t guarantee the stormy night, but the New London Custom House Maritime Museum is having three lighthouse weekends this summer, so if this is on your list, it’s...Continue Reading
I’m not a huge history buff, but I like to know my state’s role in our country’s evolution. So the upcoming Lyman Allyn Art Museum’s exhibit, “The Rocket’s Red Glare: The War of 1812 in Connecticut,” is on my to-do list. It focuses on local events like the bombardment of Stonington, the naval squadron that laid low in the Thames River to escape...Continue Reading
This is a big week in Mystic Country. The tall ships of OpSail2012CT sail into Niantic, New London and Groton on the tail of our region’s July 4 events. That’s over 40 ships from more than 12 nations sailing into our area for a 4 day party (July 6-9, 2012)! SailFest will also be in gear July 6-8. Arrive and be very entertained. The ships sail in July...Continue Reading
If there’s one thing we love in southeastern Connecticut, it’s culture. And for thirty years, we’ve been bringing the highly acclaimed Connecticut Early Music Festival to classical and historial music lovers. This year is no different. Happening now through June 23, this year’s festival offers such gems as Medieval Music of the Mediterranean, Balkans...Continue Reading
Foodies will crowd the streets of downtown New London for the eighth year in a row for the Spring Food Stroll on Wednesday, May 16. Hungry strollers can take in the waterfront, whet their appetites and enjoy the city’s culture all at once. Read on to find out how to win 2 stroll buttons for you and a friend. Join nearly 50 of the city’s best eateries and...Continue Reading
Theater buffs will love the new exhibit at New London’s Lyman Allyn Art Museum, especially if you’re interested in the creative process behind the curtain. Curtain Up: Broadway Behind the Scenes: Costume, Set, and Lighting Designs from the Broadway shows The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Memphis, Hairspray, FELA, Avenue Q, and the Eugene O’Neill...Continue Reading
Yesterday we wrote up this weekend’s gallery show at the Hygienic but there is so much more going on in New London! January is definitely not boring in Eastern CT. — the editor Originally built as a whaling company’s provisioning store and crews’ quarters and listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings, the Hygienic was slated...Continue Reading