Archive for April, 2013

apartments in ConnecticutIf you’re looking for something fun to do outside your apartments in Connecticut now that the weather has warmed up, explore the history of one of America’s most unique candies, PEZ, at their visitor’s center in Orange, Ct.

Since it was first manufactured in 1927 in Vienna, Austria, PEZ has become a popular candy due in large part to the unique dispensers available. Learn about everything PEZ as your peruse more than 5,000 displays in the 6,000 square foot visitors facility. Upon entering the facility, visitors are greeted by a life-size motorcycle from Orange County Choppers completely made up of PEZ, including non-reflective mirrors built with candies and spokes made up of dispensers. Other cool features include a 14-foot tall PEZ boy, an interactive timeline showing the development of the candy, a PEZ trivia game and a glass wall overlooking the factory. After your tour, be sure to stop by the cafe for refreshments and visit the gift shop to pick up your favorite dispenser. Read More→

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apartments in Hamden CTThis Saturday, April 20, 2013, celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the first Earth Day at the 7th Annual Hamden Earth Day Celebration. Residents of nearby apartments in Hamden, CT, are invited to attend this FREE family-friendly event held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Hamden Middle School.

The event will include a wide variety of shows and activities. Specific show times are as follows:

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Norwalk CT ApartmentsSpring is here and things are about to get a whole lot hotter! This weekend, Craft Butchery invites residents of Norwalk, CT apartments to join them for the first annual Connecticut Chili Classic. This family-friendly event is scheduled for this Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the SoNo Marketplace.

The public and a panel of local chefs have the difficult task of deciding which of the 25 participating teams will win the coveted Connecticut Chili Cup. This outdoor event will allow you to taste different chili recipes while enjoying the mild spring air, live music by local artists and a bonfire if the breeze gets to chilly. Read More→

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