This Week on All Things Connecticut

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Munsons Chocolates

In Bolton, we’ll find out how this candy family has been satisfying Connecticut’s sweet tooth since 1946 and we’ll taste a few things too! What is beer brittle, anyway? Each piece of chocolate from Munson’s is a work of art which requires the taste buds to appreciate.

Last Week’s Episode

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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia Store

This week we visit Wild Bill’s Nostalgia Store in Middletown, and you won’t believe your eyes when you see what’s packed inside (and outside!) Memorabilia, music, posters, oddities, collectibles from every era, original art, and just plain wacky displays. A strong amusement park theme permeates the site, with the world’s largest jack-in-the-box, a mechanical clown, […]

Next Week’s Episode

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The Benton Museum at UCONN Storrs

Matt Roberts takes us on a tour of a recent exhibit at the Benton Museum on the UCONN Storrs campus entitled “Women of New England: Dress from the Industrial age.” Come see what our female forebears wore (and endured) in the second half of the last century. Beautiful and surprising!

Featured Highlights

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Hartbeat Ensemble

HartBeat Ensemble is the capital city’s professional theatre for the community—currently celebrating it’s tenth season. Unlike many of the state’s stage companies, Hartbeat digs into Greater Hartford’s people and its stories, both past and present — using drama, physical theater, comedy, and music to bring audiences together beyond the barriers of gender, class, and race.

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A Voice for Joanie

A New Milford woman dedicates her life to helping those who cannot communicate due to ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. By supplying computers and software, she has single-handedly helped hundreds of people to regain their voices, and maintain their independence.  

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Dani’s Cancer

Dani Albee, a 24-year-old cancer survivor, decided to share her experience of cancer in a book that looks at the “beautiful mess” that is our lives. Through her generosity, the Children’s Medical Center receives a donation for each book sold, and Dani herself has been moved to change the course of her life and become […]