Today is National Donut Day! Whether it's a real holiday or not, bookmark this weekend for some hole foods. Here's three great shops near Groton: Deviant Donuts https://www.instagram.com/p/CNk3WVmAFUm/ Deviant Donuts is a popular donut joint located at Olde Mistick Village. The shop launches new, creative menus every week, from "Baker's Choice" and "Disney Princess" to [...]
It's National Wine Day! And if you're newly stationed at Bangor (or haven't ventured out yet), do yourself a favor and experience some Washington state wine. If you didn't know, Washington is the second largest premium wine producer in the United States, second to only California. The state has more than 1,000 wineries that produce [...]
Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth this summer? From Willy Wonka inspired chocolate confections to nostalgic candy counters, you may be surprised to find some great local businesses near Groton. Here's a list to get you started: Munson's Chocolates Photo courtesy of Munson's Chocolates Facebook page For three generations, Munson's Chocolates has been Connecticut's largest [...]
Today is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day! This life is far from easy, but we are forever bonded by the love we have for our sailors. In honor of today, we wanted to share the poem "The Silent Ranks:"
Mother's Day is one week away, so consider this your reminder! Now that we've returned to HPCON Bravo, we hope you can venture out and enjoy a meal with your sailor and family! We've rounded up a list of great ideas, from traditional brunch buffets to DIY takeout kits, there's something for everyone: Mother's Day [...]
While New England hasn't decided if winter is truly over yet (rain and snow last week, anyone?), summer can't come soon enough. But we have high hopes patio weather is upon us. To best prepare ourselves, here's a list of some favorites: Pizzetta Pizzetta in Mystic is a great pizzeria for everyone – meat lovers, vegetarians [...]
In the latest installment of "Sub Spouse Small Business," meet Rebecca, who began experimenting with flour alternatives after her two pugs developed allergies and special dietary needs. With a passion for baking and sewing, Grumble Goods Dog Bakery was born. What's more, this Groton based mama managed to launch her business in the midst of [...]
Now that spring has sprung (although some days New England feels otherwise), it's a great time to get out and fight that cabin-COVID-19-fever. As we've mentioned before, the Groton area has some great hiking trails and stroller-friendly walks. And as it turns out, you can add playgrounds to that list. Here's five that come directly [...]