2 posts tagged with "hidden gem"

Porcupine in the Hood

February 14, 2016

Would you travel an hour on the coldest day of the year to meet a porcupine? My answer to this question is, “Yes”.

It was more than meeting a beautiful North American creature without the confines of a cage. It was an opportunity to learn about the species from Wildlife Rehabilitator, Radio Personality and a lover or all things Iceland, Gerri Griswald. Most know her as the "bat lady" for her wildlife rescue work and for her passion for living life to its fullest.

Gerri expertly navigated...

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June 5, 2016

I noticed that this once abandoned building had occupants and that pleased me whenever I passed by. My assumption was that it was residential.   I became intrigued when I saw an art show advertised on that street. It wasn’t until I looked at a map that i saw it was THAT building. Located at 305 Knowlton Street in Bridgeport,t CT, are artist studios named “305 Knowlton”, part of the Bridgeport Art Trail.

Paintings, sculptures, photography, functional art, a yoga studio, a Tai Chi studio are...

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