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Unwinding

Our cross-country skis glide through an icy patch of snow with a zip, through powder with a hush. …

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Outside Tracks

Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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Summer Breeze

Late summer might be the perfect time for a day trip with a friend—especially this summer, when being together means being outdoors. …

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Island Getaway

When Hamdenite Tory Bilski first landed in Iceland in 2001, it seemed isolated, “hanging off the map of Europe”—at least, to an American. …

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Northern West

At the intersection of two interstates, with its skyscrapers and gold-domed capitol, Hartford gets most of the day-to-day attention. But…

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Liquid Asset

Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. …

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Going Around

From Salisbury in the northwest to Stonington in the southeast, Connecticut doors were open and visitors were coming to call…

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Land of Plenty

Say “Connecticut” to someone who isn’t from here, and they’re likely to picture a town like Farmington…

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Stop Motion

The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail bike path now reaches, without interruption, more than 24 miles from downtown New Haven all the way to Southington. …

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On the Line

By now, you’ve probably heard about the new rail line to Hartford, which took its first run on June 16, and its features: frequent trains to Hartford, Springfield and several other towns with a price tag of just $8 from …

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