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For Sparkly Summer Drinks You’ve Got Choices

Wine

Got $100 burning a hole in your pocket? There’s a mind-blowing bottle of sparkling wine for that. Need a host gift and don’t want to break the bank? Just $15 will get you something both crowd-pleasing and delicious.
This does beg a very interesting question: What exactly are you paying for, and why? The wide variation of both price and quality are due to many factors. The two primary are how it was made and where it was made.

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Eco-Fashion in Millerton

Shopping

Things that are long-lasting, locally sourced, natural, and preserved over time can be found when foraging for clothing and home accessories in Millerton.  

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Good Wine in Cool Cans

Wine

If the thought of wine in a can makes you bristle, you are not alone. Immediately, thoughts of a vaguely aluminum taste lingering in your end of the day reward might enter your mind. Then there’s the romance and ritual of a bottle of wine: the selection, the popping of the cork and the pouring of the glass. Cracking a can of wine as you would a Bud Light just does not have the same effect. Quality questions also abound: would you ever find a wine that was actually good in a can?

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2019 Kent Sidewalk Festival

If your idea of fun is great sales, fabulous food, music and vintage cars, Kent is the place to be the first weekend of August.  Rain or shine!    
Sponsored by the Kent Chamber of Commerce, the Kent Green Shopping Center, Cozzy’s Pizzeria and Fat City Screen Printing, the Kent Sidewalk Festival takes place Thursday August 1 through Sunday August 4. The Festival is free and offers super-sized retail therapy as well as entertainment for the whole family.   
 
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2019 Canaan Railroad Days

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BLACKBERRY RIVER INN FOR CANAAN RAILROAD DAYS
538 Greenwoods Road, West Norfolk 06058. Special Rates at Blackberry River Inn for those attending the Canaan Railroad days... 20% off our regular rates. Must be books directly with the inn. Of course, being a Bed & Breakfast, breakfast is included.
DRAWING: FREE TEE-SHIRTS, MALA BEADS, CLASS PASSES

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The Other Cabernet

Wine

Cabernet franc has a noble history. Its ancestral roots are in the Basque region of Spain, and it is genetically considered the “parent” of its famous and strapping offspring, cabernet sauvignon. In the Bordeaux region, it is considered the ultimate blending grape; it ripens sooner and with more ease than cabernet sauvignon, giving confidence to vineyard owners during cooler growing seasons. Naturally spicy and buoyant, it lifts and aromatizes anything it touches. 

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Time For Tomatoes

Food

We have all kinds of tomatoes out there. The lowest category is the drugstore tomato, pale, grainy slices lobbed onto sandwiches at pharmacies with marble counters and bitter coffee.  The sandwiches I ate at such places in the 1950s in New York survive to this day at coffee shops near hospitals  on Lexington Avenue where visitors  ignore the tomatoes and vent their angst about sickly people they love with a Scotch Sour.

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It’s High Time For Rosé

Wine

No one deserves rosé more than New Englanders when the spring rains finally relent. A stretch of time lies before us, when we can relish daylight until 8:30 p.m. and reward ourselves with the joy of a chilled glass of pink wine, just for having survived the last several months. 

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How to Roast a Chicken

Food

Roast chicken can be a treasure. For new cooks striving to impress without too much fear of failure, roast chicken is a  gift; for experienced  cooks it’s a way to feed unexpected guests without much fuss or muss. And every cookbook has a recipe, some straightforward, others intricate; you can follow any one of them and have a roast chicken on the table that guests will always be happy to ooh over.   

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