Along The Road

Vintage Harley-Davidson Police Model On Display At Brewery In City Where It Served

TORRINGTON, CT – A 30-year-old Harley-Davidson police motorcycle that once patrolled the streets of this Northwestern Connecticut city is back in use. Sort of. After sitting ignored for years in the Torrington Police Department’s sally port, the 1991 Harley-Davidson FXRP is now on prominent display having been loaned to the …

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Toymakers Cafe Cookbook On Sale, Available Dec. 21

ORDER NOW: “Recipes for a Good Ride – The Toymakers Cafe Cookery Book” is now on sale for $19.75 and may be ordered by emailing annbidou@yahoo.com. FALLS VILLAGE, CT – The long-planned, motorcycle-themed cookbook from Toymakers Cafe owners Annie and Greg Bidou is now at the printer and should be …

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Eats: Pies And Cookies At Plasko’s Farm Creamery

TRUMBULL. CT – Funny how one discovers local destinations they never knew existed. When strolling through social media the other day, I stumbled across a creamery in my hometown – Plasko’s Farm Creamery & Café.  Formerly a Christmas tree and corn farm during my youth, Plasko’s Farm was founded in …

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Eats: The Blue Pig Provides Jackpot For Columnist

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY – This year’s “Great Northeast Ice Cream Run,” searching out unique creameries that make their own ice cream from locally sourced ingredients and combining it with fun rides, has produced some tasty memories. I certainly hit the jackpot recently, though, with The Blue Pig, which added ice cream …

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Eats: Peaches ‘N Cream Has Flavors Of Fall

LITCHFIELD, CT – As the warmer months wane, we welcome the cozy comfort of autumn with hayrides and Halloween. The season also turns for our favorite frozen confection. Creameries all over the Northeast, such Peaches ‘N Cream, celebrate the season with a bounty of flavors for leaf peepers to enjoy. …

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