This Week on All Things Connecticut

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Barker Cartoon Museum

Matt Roberts explores over 80,000 childhood memories at the Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum in Cheshire. Started by Herb and Gloria Barker over 50 years ago, this unique collection is home to toys, lunch boxes, telephones, games and much more, all featuring your favorite characters from years gone by. It is also home to […]

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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, […]

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Good News Garage

A non-profit organization, the Good News Garage takes in cars as donations, providing a tax deduction for the donor, and fixes them up for those who need cars for work and family. Matt Roberts visits the garage to find out what makes these generous people tick, and visits with a car recipient whose life was […]

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High Hopes

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme is a magical place where horses and humans work together to help people with disabilities. They bring joy, excitement and love to those who visit them each week. The unique work done at their world-class riding arena facilitates growth with verbal skills, confidence, and physical well-being. And of […]

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Ziplining

Ever thought of sailing high above the ground on a suspended cable? It’s called “zip-lining”, and it’s a new adventure many are finding right here in Connecticut. Eric Clemons visits just the place to satisfy your urge to fly!