Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Whether you're newly stationed in Groton (pssst - let us tell you why it's not rotten) or haven't ventured out far yet, the popular Sunflowers for Wishes Festival returns to Griswold next week, July 24-August 1. So, what is Sunflowers for Wishes? In 2003, at the suggestion of a friend, the family behind Buttonwood Farms [...]

There’s a New Submarine Playground Near Groton – Here’s The Scoop

There’s a New Submarine Playground Near Groton – Here’s The Scoop

This week my son and I ventured to Admiral Fife Recreation Area, located just off Route 1 in Stonington, CT. We were pleasantly surprised by the upgraded playground and even more so by the bright, happy yellow submarine. After sharing photos, we were even more surprised to see the big reaction we got from all [...]

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station
Photo courtesy of Greekin' Out

Sometimes the best laid dinner plans for an easy meal and night out include hitting up your local food trucks. The versatility in food trucks these days is pretty impressive and what better way to try out the local cuisine at your duty station? Whether you have recently PCS’d or have been around your station [...]

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

 It's safe to say this coming 4th of July holiday is unlike any other. After more than a year in lockdown, we hope you, your family and friends can celebrate our nation's birthday in every which way you'd like. While many communities stilll navigate COVID restrictions, we encourage you to stay informed with your local [...]