If you want proof that I wasn’t expecting much from our impromptu day trip to Kent, Connecticut, here you go: I didn’t bring my camera. Yep, all of these photos are taken by my iPhone 4 because I didn’t think that that our Memorial Day trip to Kent was going to be anything to blog about. Northwest Connecticut, the foothills of the Berkshires, is a beautiful area, but I’ve been there so many times throughout the years that I wasn’t expecting to see anything truly different. But the impressive waterfall at Kent Falls State Park blew me away — I was glad to be wrong!
I love New York City. I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. (Except for maybe Barcelona, London or Rome.) But as much as I love New York, there are plenty of weekends when I just want to get away. All New Yorkers do — getting out of town is a sport we take seriously. I’ve [...]
Connecticut is full of charming towns. Yet as cute and authentic as these towns may be, they usually don’t offer much to do. That’s what separates Lakeville, CT, from the rest. Lakeville is famous for — you guessed it — its lake. Lake Wononscopomuc, which everyone refers to as The Lakeville Lake, is the deepest [...]
(photos by Jerry Borod) It’s quite hard not to be impressed by the cars at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, an annual auto show at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT. This two-day event took place this weekend with gorgeous weather for the gorgeous automobiles. On Saturday, American vehicles were showcased, while Sunday focused on [...]
Ridgefield, CT, is so staunchly New England that it’s difficult to believe that it’s a mere 50 miles from New York City and just over the border from northern Westchester County. But it is, which makes it a great day trip or a relaxing overnight getaway for those looking for a picturesque town with a [...]