October 24, 2020

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September, 2020

  • 7 September

    Gallery: Final Memories From Toymakers Cafe

    FALLS VILLAGE, CT – The curtain came down quietly on Toymakers Cafe this afternoon after 18½ years of serving as a gathering place for riders in Connecticut and beyond. Here are a few pics as the eatery closed. The parking lot slowly emptied… A signature sweet potato waffle got served… …

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  • 7 September

    TWIR: Japan Brands Team Up On Electric Development

    It’s time again for TWIR – The Week in Review. This time it’s for the week of Aug. 30 through Sept. 5. TWIR is a compilation of regional, national and sometimes international news that didn’t get a full post but warrants sharing. Here’s goes with TWIR: Honda mobile power pack …

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  • 5 September

    Annie And Greg Say Goodbye At Toymakers Cafe

    FALLS VILLAGE, CT – The colorful, eccentric and British-themed breakfast and lunch spot started by Annie and Greg Bidou in 2002 has been a gathering spot for motorcyclists, especially on Sunday mornings. It has also catered to thru-hikers on the nearby Appalachian Trail. The Bidous labors will appropriately come to …

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  • Destinations: Owls Head Transportation Museum

    OWLS HEAD, ME – What do three guys who need a place to fly their vintage airplanes do when nearby locations are scarce? They buy a prime piece of land on the Maine coast, build a runway, construct a road into the property, and put up a building to house …

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  • Who Cares If Big League Baseball Ever Returns…

    I grew up loving baseball. Played catch with my dad nearly every summer evening. Played Little League. First base. Worshipped the New York Yankees. Hated the Boston Red Sox.  Vividly remember my first trip to Yankee Stadium, a visit that got locked into family lore. My dad had regaled me …

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