Wisconsin Dells offer suprising delights

Destinations can seem so pre-determined — catchy jingles on a hurdy-gurdy, calendar images on a carousel — that travelers can ignore what's nearby. Sometimes, within reach of the main attraction, are hidden grottoes, architectural marvels, even elephants bathing in a river.

Viality Spa - an oasis in Old Lyme

There's a theme running through Vitality Spa owner Lindsay Eisensmith's life, a theme with its roots in childhood, when chronic pain led her mother on a search for relief.


Charismatic teacher creates community of dance lovers

By itself, one of Susan Fletcher's Zumba classes is already akin to having the most fun you've ever had dancing at a wedding, a Latin dance party disguised as exercise.

A playlist to savor the last of the fall foliage

Editor's note: Well, according to the supermarket middle aisle displays, Christmas is just around the corner. But let's pause for a final, celebratory look at the lovely, fiery reds and golds that are lighting the roadways in these last days of autumn. This story originally appeared in the autumn issue of Sound & Country,...

Calendar turns unique page in fundraising

Tickets are on sale for the reveal party of the Tickled Pink 2015 calendar, organized by the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce. In the calendar, local husbands, colleagues, coaches and consultants bare (almost) all to raise money for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Cancer Center and the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.


Thank you

At its launch in May of 2005, Grace was a thumb-in-the-eye to convention — our stylish, smart and highly local rebuttal to the so-called omen's magazines that promoted celebrity and circulated damaging, unrealistic ideals of beauty.


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