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Still Spectacular

Good News Café, now known as Good News Restaurant & Bar, Is exactly as it’s always been: spectacular. For 24 years Carole Peck has been serving comfort food at the highest level. As one of the early trailblazers in the farm to table movement, she has created amazing food in every category—from appetizers to main [...]read moreStill Spectacular

Litchfield Eats

bantam Arethusa a mano Everything is house made, including their soft pretzels, bagels, macaroons, and iced coffee. 822 Bantam Rd. / 860-567-5722 arethusaafarm.com   I Arethusa al tavolo One of Litchfield’s finest dining destinations. 828 Bantam Rd. 860-567-0043 arethusaaltavolo.com   E Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar Creative menu selections such as miso salmon with bok choi [...]read moreLitchfield Eats

Art of the Dance

Pilobolus’s acclaimed Five Senses Festival returns this summer, promising even more breathtaking art, music, dance, and conversation. This year’s festival will feature expanded programming for kids and families as well as childcare, wellness activities, and social dance classes. The Five Senses Festival site will boast new features including a grotto sculpted by Randy Polumbo installed [...]read moreArt of the Dance

Fit, Fun, and Finally Relaxing – A Mother Daughter Trip to Litchfield Hills

Every year, my mother tells us the story of how I was her birthday present. What sounds like a sweet story could have been tragic, so I am glad she remembers my birth fondly.   Her doctor insisted I was underweight, but my mother’s intuition told her otherwise. I was close to ten pounds when [...]read moreFit, Fun, and Finally Relaxing – A Mother Daughter Trip to Litchfield Hills

Readers Choice Survey – Litchfield Survey 2020

Your opinion matters! Have a favorite restaurant, doctor, fitness club? Let people know and enter the Litchfield Readers Choice survey! There are 100+ categories to choose from, but you only need to select TEN for your votes to count, and … as a thanks… you can enter in to a drawing to win dinner for [...]read moreReaders Choice Survey – Litchfield Survey 2020

Ten Minutes with a Museum Director — Cathy Fields

Cathy Fields

Cathy Fields has been executive director of the Litchfield Historical Society for nearly 32 years. Coming from a family of museumgoers, Fields spent a lot of time during her youth in places like Old Sturbridge Village, Colonial Williamsburg, and Monticello. She knew she wanted to work in a museum as soon as she understood that [...]read moreTen Minutes with a Museum Director — Cathy Fields

A Lifelong Love — For this couple, Water is the Common Ground

The Nivolos

The Nivolos are avid anglers. Heck, one of their first dates was a fishing excursion. Jesse grew up in the outdoors fishing and hunting with his dad Jim, as did his wife, who gladly tagged along with her parents Andy and Lori Repko, both of whom were avid boaters and ocean anglers. She and her [...]read moreA Lifelong Love — For this couple, Water is the Common Ground

Where History Blooms

The Tapping Reeve

For the town’s 300th anniversary, the Litchfield Historical Society gives the community an opportunity to explore its past al fresco. Many organizations would be envious of the Litchfield Historical Society’s dilemma. Faced with six virtually blank acres adjacent to the Tapping Reeve House and Law School museum, they were tasked with the delightful duty of [...]read moreWhere History Blooms

Rowing her way to the Olympics

Copenhaver

Two pivotal things must happen over the next year for elite rower Michaela Copenhaver of New Milford to realize her dream of competing in the Olympics in lightweight double sculls. Picture two women in a sliver of a boat, four oars, a burst of heart-pumping speed and, hopefully, the endurance to cover 2,000 meters faster [...]read moreRowing her way to the Olympics

Litchfield Celebrates its 300th Anniversary

Litchfield Heart-of-Town

It all began back in 1719 when the town was first established by John Marsh and John Buell. Land was set aside for just three buildings: the Congregational church, a school, and a house for the minister. And a town called Litchfield was born. A lot has transpired since then, but the iconic church is [...]read moreLitchfield Celebrates its 300th Anniversary

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