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Ten Minutes With the Pride in the Hills Co-Founder – Chris Herrmann

Chris Herrmann and his seven siblings were raised in rural Vermont by parents who taught them the value of giving back. When Herrmann attended a LGBTQ Youth Fund event he knew he needed to get involved. This past June he and Kevin Jennings co-chaired the second annual Pride in the Hills event which grew from… Read More

Lisa Taddeo chronicles the desires of “Three Women” – lands Showtime series

Sex. People may not discuss it in public, but practically everyone, regardless of age, thinks about it and likes to read about it. Now, thanks to the herculean efforts of journalist Lisa Taddeo, we have Three Women, a new book that explores the sex lives and passions of three very different women. It has been… Read More

From Masks to Medicine – Artist Tyler Green’s innovative product line saves lives

Everything in Tyler Green’s Winsted studio demands attention: realistically crafted fingers and hands that look like severed body parts, a synthetic torso so authentic it requires up-close reassurance, and complex masks that are simultaneously terrifying and fascinating. And yet, with so much competing for attention, one thing steals the spotlight: the artist himself. The sixth… Read More

The People You’ll Meet – Through Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

The longest “hiking only” footpath in the world traverses through some of Litchfield County’s loveliest and most rugged terrain. The Appalachian Trail (AT) cuts 56 miles through the northwest corner, giving hikers a tour of Sharon, Kent, Cornwall, Falls Village, and Salisbury. It’s easy to access the trail locally. There is a trailhead on River… Read More

Dahlias With a Difference – Hollister House Garden

Where do the experts turn to fill the garden’s midsummer gap? At Hollister House, it’s dahlias to the rescue. George Schoellkopf holds strong convictions about dahlias and he’s not afraid to air his opinions. Actually, he’s cool with dahlias of all stripes in other people’s gardens. You and I can grow flouncy dahlias galore in… Read More

The Pollans Celebrate Family Meals – (includes Michael J. Fox)

When all of the Pollans get together for a meal, they number 21. While it all began with Corky and Stephen, their three daughters Tracy, Dana, and Lori and son Michael have grown up, married, have children of their own; but meeting at the family table is still an important part of their lives. Whenever… Read More

Fall Faves- local boutiques share their Best Looks

The start of autumn in Litchfield County brings a chill in the air that propels us to transition from wearing flip flops to boots, and bathing suits to cashmere. In our annual fall fashion feature we asked some of our local boutiques and stores to ease us into fall with some of their favorite looks:… Read More

Litchfield 25

TownVibe / Litchfield Magazine hosts the Litchfield 25 reception and ceremony on Thursday, July 11 from 6pm-8pm. The Litchfield 25 reception and ceremony honors a select group of the Most Dedicated, Most Creative, and Most Influential Individuals as featured in the July/August issue of Litchfield Magazine. Each brings forward the best of what humanity has… Read More

Summer White House – Washington, The Litchfield Hill’s Lifestyle Capital

Where else but Washington might you encounter two secretaries of state and two former presidents? Yes, Washington, D.C., but also Washington, CT, named after G.W., who visited during the Revolution. Hillary Clinton weekends at The Mayflower Inn with husband Bill, and you might bump into the current Secretary of State in the Depot—not Mike Pompeo… Read More

Living the Shakesperience – Local Theater Group Sets Foot in Litchfield Hills

Back in 1996 Emil Mattina and Jeffrey Lapham had a mission—to educate and inspire students, families, and theater professionals through the arts. Thus Shakesperience was born—an organization that reveres and encourages a love of William Shakespeare’s work by bringing it to schoolchildren of all ages. The couple provides innovative, thought-provoking live theater programs rooted in… Read More

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