ct tourism

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut June 18th 2019

Connecticut has been making cool things for centuries. This morning I want to talk about two things to add to that long, long list. We all remember “it takes a licking and keeps on ticking” – Timex, of course. Timex was started in Waterbury in eighteen-fifty-four, and they just started making a new...
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Father's Day

Tell Me Something Good June 11th 2019

We know Connecticut has one of the best school systems in the country and some of the best colleges and universities in the world, so it’s no wonder young people come to Connecticut for their educations. But what about after they graduate and start families? Well, the evidence keeps rolling in that...
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summer beer

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut June 4th, 2019

On a warm summer day, there really is nothing like a cool, refreshing beer. And in Connecticut, we’ve got lots of choices of lagers, stouts, I-P-As and other varieties brewed right here in our state. Just take a look at the beer aisle in your favorite supermarket or package store and see for...
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hiking

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut May 28th, 2019

Bioscience is big business in Connecticut, and getting bigger all the time. It’s not just the big companies we all know – Connecticut is home to lots of smaller companies across the state that are doing remarkable work to help make us healthier. Next week, four of those smaller companies will be in...
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Tell Me Something Good May 21st, 2019

We like to talk about innovation, because we’ve got so many great Connecticut stories to tell! This one started in two-thousand-nine with a guy from West Hartford named Chris Allen. He was a financial advisor, but had an idea for a better way to monitor the temperature inside his gas grill….find...
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Apizza

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut May 14th 2019

So maybe one night you don’t feel like cooking. Or maybe you’re out and about and you’re looking for a place to eat. Connecticut has some of the best high-end restaurants in the country, but this time you don’t feel like doing anything fancy. Well, Connecticut’s got you covered. The foodie website...
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steam train

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut May 7th, 2019

Innovation is at the center of the Connecticut story – more than manufacturing, more than even pizza. Connecticut innovations have helped put jets in the sky and submarines at the bottom of the sea. And this summer, when we’re marking the fiftieth anniversary of the first moon landing -- take a...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut April 30th 2019

Today in Hartford they’re celebrating Women in Business Day. Not only are they saluting women who lead Connecticut businesses, but they’ve also got educational programs to show women how to start and grow their own companies! AND Can you believe tomorrow is the first day of May? Well it is, and...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut April 23rd, 2019

Before we get started, happy anniversary! Today marks three years that we’ve been bringing you good things about Connecticut! And we haven’t even scratched the surface. For instance, the world is getting lots of good things from Connecticut. In fact, in twenty-eighteen, Connecticut sold more than...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut April 16th, 2019

Connecticut’s nickname is the Nutmeg State. Or, if you look at our license plates, you’ll see we call ourselves the Constitution State. Well, I’d like to suggest a new nickname: The Innovation State. Because the stuff that’s being developed here is really cool. We will tell you about two examples!...
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