Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut November 5th, 2019

November 5, 2019

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We talk a lot about Connecticut innovation – it’s more like bragging, because so many great things have been invented here. At the heart of all that is brain power. We have one of the best education systems anywhere, starting with our world-class universities. And one of the brightest minds in the world is right here in our state.


Did you know that during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, one of the most common beverages in New England was hard cider? Well it was, and it’s making a comeback in the region, with a number of cideries popping up throughout Connecticut. 

Connecticut currently features a growing list of twelve cider makers—each offering unique flavors and many with tasting rooms where you can hang out and sample. We'll a few places where you can enjoy hard cider in Connecticut!

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• Two lift ticket vouchers valid for the 2019-2020 season at Ski Sundown. From early December through late March, Ski Sundown in New Hartford is open for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. It features various terrain choices, five ski lifts, a full-service rental shop, two food courts, après-ski lounge and more. For more information, visit:

• A voucher good for 4 tickets to any performance of The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. Now celeberating it’s 10th anniverisary, the Nutcracker Suite & Spicy production is a lively re-imagined performance of the holiday ballet classic. The show takes place at the Aetna Theater at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. For more information, visit:

• Free admission for 4 to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is the state’s only zoo featuring primarily North and South American animals and several endangered species, including two rare Amur Leopard cubs. For more information, visit: