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Fun Fall Activities in Fairfield County

Posted On: Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Fall is officially here, and we can all agree that nothing compares to the beauty of New England falls! With the longest foliage season in New England, Connecticut is an ideal destination for fun fall activities. If you’re looking to add some fun festivities to your fall bucket list, check out these exciting activities happening nearby in Fairfield County.

Apple Picking

Whether you’re making apple pie, apple cider or just eating an apple for a healthy snack, no apple tastes better than one you pick yourself right from the source. For those looking to score some fresh apples this fall, head on over to Silverman’s Farm in Easton. Throughout September and into early October, visitors can take a tractor ride to the farm’s orchard to pick their own delicious apples. In addition to apple picking, Silverman’s also has a petting farm, country market, pumpkin patch, hayrides and more.

How to Save on Utilities in the Summer Heat

Posted On: Thursday, June 15th, 2017

During the summer, people flock to Connecticut for its beauty and unique activities. As different as the residents and their lifestyles may be, they all have common goal in the summer: how to beat the heat without breaking the budget. Take a look at these tips to save energy and money this summer:

Unplug devices — This issue is one that is easy to fix, but it is usually not thought about. There is a common misconception that if the device is off, it is not using electricity, but devices like televisions can often use electricity even when not in use. A good indication of a device that uses electricity when powered off is anything with a clock or light. In order to fix this problem, using an energy-efficient power strip can help. (more…)

Chinese New Year Events in Connecticut

Posted On: Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Rooster. Happy new year 2017.The Chinese New Year, which takes place on January 28, 2017, is the most important traditional holiday in China. Whether you’re a Dragon, Pig or Snake, the Lunar New Year is a fun and exciting holiday for everyone. Each year, decorations are hung, reunion dinners are prepared and fireworks are launched in honor of more than 4,000 years of history.

According to Chinese astrology, the year of one’s birth sign is the unluckiest year in the 12-year cycle. In the year of your sign, fortune in all aspects of life will not be very good. The year 2017 begins the year of the Fire Rooster, meaning people classified as Roosters should take extra precautions this year. (more…)

Weekend Road Trip in Connecticut

Posted On: Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Road TripIn the age of abrasive technology and tight schedules, college students forget the importance of taking time to relax and enjoy their surroundings. They are constantly being shown cultures and territories through a textbook, when the best lens to see the world through is your windshield! Taking a road trip and exploring the historical New England state of Connecticut is the perfect way to get in touch with nature and see places that textbooks cannot do justice. November is the best time to drive the uncrowded back roads and hills of Connecticut to see the peaking color of fall.

The Northeast state of Connecticut is probably the most suburban of all the New England states. There are several large towns and cities, but also many quaint towns and an abundance of fall-foliage scenes. CTBest offers apartments in some of the most picturesque towns. As the first planned city in North America, New Haven offers a variety historical landmarks and attractions. This fall marks the 102nd season that Yale has played football at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, so be sure to make it a top destination to celebrate. (more…)