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Wallingford Sonic Drive-In Breaks Sales Record

Wallingford Sonic Drive-In Breaks Sales Records This past Saturday, July 24th, the Wallingford Sonic Drive-In held a one day Special Grand Opening event from 6 AM to midnight. I figured this event would be well attended, even packed to the gills. It seems I was right. Today, everyone who is signed up for Sonic’s email …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Third Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Third Stop Our third stop on the Connecticut Wine Trail took us to the countryside of central Connecticut, to Colchester’s Priam Vineyards. Founded in 1998 and opened to the public in 2003, the winery produces 22 acres of grapes in the style of northern France and Germany. Having lived for many …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Second Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Second Stop Last time, we told you about our first stop in our journey through the wineries of Connecticut, our hometown Gouveia Vineyards. The views at sunset from the outside seating area there are spectacular, and the Stonehouse White was a nice way to end the day. Our second stop on …

Connecticut Fireworks Displays For 2010

Image via Wikipedia Connecticut Fireworks Displays for 2010 As the 4th of July holiday approaches, here is a list of some of the local fireworks displays planned. For a complete list of fireworks events throughout the state, please visit NBC Connecticut’s web site. Beacon Falls Family Day at Pent Road will be held on Saturday, …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: First Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: First Stop We recently posted about the Passport to Connecticut Farm Wineries program sponsored by the Connecticut Farm Wine Development Council. We discovered this great program, which offers a drawing to win a 13 day trip to Spain for visiting 16 wineries, by visiting our local winery, Gouveia Vineyards. We happen …

Connecticut Wineries Throw Out the Welcome Mat

Connecticut Wineries Throw Out the Welcome Mat I don’t mind telling you that we are what you might call “wine aficionados”. We both lived in Germany for quite some time and fell in love with German Rieslings, but any good glass of wine with a meal is always a pleasure. Recently, we took an afternoon …

Ghoulishly Good Times in Wallingford

If you’re looking for something to scare the bejeezus out of you this Halloween (other than the economy and the Presidential elections), look no further than the renowned Trail of Terror in Wallingford, CT. People come from all over the region to behold this masterful fright fest of bloody props, strobe lights, animated monsters and …