Category: Connecticut

Where to Stay in Danbury: Hotel Zero Degrees

Open space, natural lighting, a fireplace, and plenty of workspace and outlets are all part of the functional charm of Hotel Zero Degrees in Danbury, Conn. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Sustainable, Affordable, Super Cool: What’s Not to Like? Travelers with reason to visit Danbury, Conn. (right on the border of both Westchester and Putnam counties in New York) might look into a stay at Hotel Zero Degrees, which opened in…

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Revolution in Ridgefield

The tombstone of William Lee, who served in the Revolutionary War, and died in September 1776 at the age of 23. Ridgefield, Conn. cemetery. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

I stand in Mapleshade Cemetery in Ridgefield, Conn. and look at the grave of Corporal William Lee and see that he died in September 1776 while serving during the Revolutionary War. He died at the age of 23 without ever…

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Danbury: Revolution, Hats, and a Rosy Tomorrow

A reminder to observe your world, no matter how close to home you are traveling: How many times do I walk into Rosy Tomorrow’s restaurant in Danbury, Conn. without noticing a sign posted outside? I have multiple opportunities to learn…

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Buckling Up in Ridgefield, Conn.

Buckle up sign with ET

Amusing Signs around the Planet Photo credit: M. Ciavardini An eye-catching reminder on exiting the Ridgefield Playhouse: extra-terrestrials must be safely strapped in. —Lori Tripoli ~Advertisement~ ~Advertisement~ Like Connecticut? You might be interested in these posts: Revolution in Ridgefield Danbury:…

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Graveyards in October: Sellecks Corners Cemetery

Need a reason to take a drive through Pound Ridge, N.Y.? Head to Sellecks Corners Cemetery at the corner of Barnegat Road and 124 right over the border in New Canaan, Conn. Marvel at the little Methodist church there that…

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