Trails Day Weekend features guided hikes throughout the state – Meriden Record

Connecticut Trails Day Weekend, coordinated by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association, starts today with 259 events in 152 towns planned to cover 560 miles of trails throughout the state. Locally, hikes are planned for all skill and age levels. In Meriden, a hike is planned for Saturday at 10 a.m. on the Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail. The hike will be about two and a half miles and is listed as easy, family friendly hike. Joseph Zajac, Read more [...]

Santa Monica’s Valentino Restaurant is Listed for Sale for $4.9 Million

Images: Santa Monica’s landmark Italian restaurant, Valentino, has been listed for sale for $4.9 million by owner Piero Selvaggio. According to The Los Angeles Times, Valentino just celebrated its 40th anniversary, however it remains unknown what will happen in the coming year as owner Selvaggio has listed the prime piece of real estate for sale. Selvaggio told the LA Times, “I have a big piece of real estate and it’s not producing Read more [...]

Another Big Weekend for Open Houses

  Click through the image gallery to see which local homes are holding open houses on Saturday and/or Sunday (unless otherwise noted). Days, times and prices are listed below each photograph. If you would like your weekend open houses to appear on East Greenwich Patch, please post them on the Rhode Island State-Wide MLS or e-mail a photo and details to by noon the Thursday before. Open houses on East Greenwich Patch’s House Hunt are arranged by price from lowest to Read more [...]

Dragon Age 3 Listed for Xbox One by Retailer

A listing for Dragon Age III: Inquisition has appeared on Amazon Italy and suggests that the title is headed to Xbox One. The listing contains no pricing info and lists a placeholder date of January 1, 2020. Dragon Age III was announced in September and specifically mentioned the Frostbite 2 engine, leading many to assume it was a current-gen game. Later, an employee resume suggested it had shifted to next-gen, but that’s never been officially confirmed by EA. Earlier this week, Amazon Read more [...]

Ti 4th of July event needs help

TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga’s Best Fourth in the North Committee needs help now so it can put on the community’s celebration this year.Committee Chair Debbie Barber said local businesses, organizations and community members are needed to sponsor the $30,000 event, which will be held July 1, 2, 3 and 4.“Without the support of our area businesses, organizations and community members, the celebration would not be possible,” she said by email.“The Town of Ticonderoga does provide some funding, Read more [...]

Epsom Downs

Verdict Boomshackerlacker made little impression when stepped up to a mile in the German 2000 Guineas on his return to action. He's much better suited by today's distance but carries a penalty for last year's Listed win. Emell was expected to finish closer at Haydock last time but had finished ahead of both Birdman and Well Acquainted when second in the Free Handicap at Newmarket earlier. Here Comes When has plenty of scope after winning at Chester but Read more [...]

New shows on sale: The Killers, Kirk Franklin, The Mavericks, more – The Star-Ledger

The Killers perform at the Borgata in Atlantic City Aug. 9, with tickets going on sale Friday at 10 a.m., with tickets going on sale.  The following are concerts and other major events for which tickets are going on sale this week. Shows are listed by sale time. Unless otherwise noted, call (800) 745-3000 or visit For a more complete list of on sales, including future weeks, click here. FRIDAY, 9 A.M. • Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. The Mavericks, Aug. 16, $39 to Read more [...]

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Pricing Listed by Retailers

Several online retailers have listed prices for the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as the next generation of games consoles appear to cost significantly more than their predecessors. UK-based retailer Zavvi was the first to include prices for the Xbox One and PS4, listing both at £399. However, Amazon UK and Amazon Germany are now both showing prices for the consoles. Amazon Germany has both the Xbox One and PS4 listed at €599.99, (£513). Read more [...]