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A strait-forward paddle in the great Northwest

A light breeze rippled an azure Freshwater Bay as the three of us launched kayaks on a cloudless, balmy morning — ideal conditions along a channel often given to thick fog, gusty winds, crashing waves, tidal rips and driving rain.

A sad farewell from a Benny's fan

It’s not a stretch to say that every room at our house, extending to the basement and garage, the dog pen, garden and yard, has one or more items bought at Benny’s.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Katt Williams — June 1 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $38-$79

Little Big Town — Feb. 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $39-$79

Lisa Lapanelli — Feb. 23 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $56

The Drifters — Dec. 2 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $65

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams — Dec. 7 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $30

Niall Horan — Sept. 14 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 22; $29.50-$99.50