Category: Travel

Governor announces approval of first permit for a restaurant to use a state highway right-of-way for outdoor dining

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation has approved a permit for Mystic Pizza to use a state highway right-of-way to add outdoor dining as the restaurant makes efforts to comply with the requirements of phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The restaurant,…

Lamont, Cuomo, Murphy announce alignment of state policies to allow marinas and boatyards to open with conditions

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, and Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey today announced that marinas, boatyards and marine manufacturers in their states will be allowed to open for personal use as long as strict social distancing and sanitization protocols are followed. Chartered watercraft services…

Norwalk’s Maritime Garage Gallery Extends Call For Art for Next Exhibit

Norwalk, CT – The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery has extended its call for art for its next exhibit, entitled “DeFACEment: Through Artistic Eyes

”.  The new deadline for submissions is April 30, 2020. The exhibit, which was to open on April 30 has been postponed and is expected to open mid-2020, at…

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Temporarily Closes Effective March 17 as a Public Health Precaution

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo today announced plans to temporarily close the Zoo, effective Tuesday, March 17, as a public health precaution. All education and public programs are cancelled or postponed. The City of Bridgeport and state of Connecticut leaders have called on businesses to close to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 following…