Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier
In the idyllic town of Kent, Connecticut—a little over two hours north of NYC by car—the James Barron Art gallery will host an exhibition of uncommon socio-political importance. "Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas...
The Best Time for Fall Foliage at The Mayflower Grace
Over the next three weeks, peak fall foliage will strike across lower New England. For most outside of the region, the state of Connecticut marks the easiest entry point. Sat in the rolling hills of Litchfield County, The Mayflower Grace epitomizes...
Salisbury, Connecticut's Jumpfest 2015
The Salisbury Winter Ski Association (SWSA, pronounced "swaa-sa") is a local club in Salisbury, Connecticut that teaches kids to ski jump. Now in its 89th year, SWSA is one of the last all-volunteer run clubs in the country. Every Sunday morning...
St. Crispins Day Boot
Handmade in Connecticut with rich 7oz leather from Chicago's celebrated Horween tannery, the St. Crispins Day Boot is a sturdy six inch boot built for roughing it in the woods or a long day in the city. The vegetable-tanned, cognac-hued leather upper...
Nina Bentley's Assemblage Sculptures
For its grand opening at the end of May 2014, Westport, Connecticut's newest art hub, the Worrell Smith Gallery housed an exhibition of local creatives, appropriately named "Home." It was there that we discovered the marvelous world of Nina Bentley...
Lime Rock Historic Festival, 2013
by Katharine Erwin One of the most beautiful race tracks in the country, rich with history and free of corporate plastering, Lime Rock Park is tucked beneath luscious mountains in northwest Connecticut. The precious 1.5 mile track was dubbed the...
Winvian Hotel, Connecticut
by Anna Chisholm Were Alice to stumble down a rabbit hole today, the wonderland she'd discover would surely resemble Connecticut boutique resort Winvian. This whimsical world of magical, individually designed cottages peacefully exists amid 113...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: The Glass House
In this video RISD president John Maeda narrates a visit to Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, CT. Maeda shares his impressions and talks about how it relates to his thoughts on simplicity. Meanwhile, we explore the site (there are actually...