Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ok. So you missed the highlight of the summer. But, it wasn’t your fault! Your grandmother had her 80th birthday party. Your best friend had her bachelorette party and you were the maid of honor. O...

Five Mile Point Lighthouse

Let’s face it, the Northeast can’t compare to SoCal, but it definitely has its quirks. Although my level of fondness varies on the different qualities such as the intense summer humidity and the f...

Buttonwood Farm Sunflower Festival

Are you really a Connecticut resident if you don’t visit Buttonwood Farm during its annual Sunflower Festival? Rumour had it (and by rumour I mean a coworker told me) that a local farm held an annu...

Farmington River Tubing

If you told me a year ago that I would be tubing down a rocky river in Central Connecticut, I would have politely replied something along the lines of “… I think you mean laying out in Laguna ...

Castle Hill Light

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Castle Hill Light. Located on Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island, Castle Hill Light is an active navigation vessel that was built in 1890. The white and black l...

Cool Globe Art Exhibit

In 2015, the state of New York had an estimated 19,795,791 residents, and still continues to grow! While discussing these astounding numbers with a coworker at lunch yesterday, he mentioned that altho...

Vista Hermosa Park Bench

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Vista Hermosa Park. Vista Hermosa Park is the perfect hangout spot for this summer. There’s plenty of room to kick around a soccer ball or have a picnic. Not...

Sunken City

Hidden along the San Pedro Cliffs, buried beneath the remains of a natural landslide, lies the post-apocalyptic playground known as Sunken City. Beginning in 1929, the land surrounding Point Fermin b...

Watts Towers

Perspective manifests differently for everyone. For me, I love blasting music, eating pizza, and watching a west coast sunset. Perspective for Simon Rodia was obtained through creating art. This week...

Korean Bell of Friendship

This week’s Secret of SoCal is The Korean Bell of Friendship. After seeing pictures of this Secret of SoCal numerous times on social media, I decided to venture out to San Pedro to visit the histori...