Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Connecticut Feb 21-23 The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a program of The Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels…
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The Snowy Owl Invasion

Recently there are been more and more sightings of snowy owls down here in Connecticut, especially along the shoreline beaches. While these birds are usually found hanging around in the Arctic regions of the world they do sometimes make there…
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The History of the New Year’s Eve Ball

Since 1907 a ball has dropped at midnight on New Years atop One Times Square in New York City. Since that time there have only been 2 years which it didn’t drop, 1942 and 1943, due to the wartime “dimout”…
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Skiing in Connecticut

While most people head out of state when they want to go downhill skiing, Connecticut does have some options for staying local. Here is a brief run down of what the state has to offer and links to each of…
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