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élan Magazine

Shore Publishing, LLC
P.O. Box 1010
Madison, CT 06443

Call Us: 203-245-1877

Email Us: elan@shorepublishing.com

Publisher: Robyn Collins-Wolcott

Editor: Laura Robida

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David Evangelisti,Terry and Laurel Stewart,  Pete and Nancy Sims,   Dan Taylor-Stypa, Ruth Emblin, Steve Rodstrom

Scene

11th annual Privateers’ Bash

The Connecticut River Museum in Essex pulled out all the stops on Feb. 24 for swashbuckling party complete with "grog, grub, and music" with its annual...

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Recipe

Spectacular Strawberry Brunch

You may have to wait until June for native Connecticut strawberries to reach oh-so-juicy, simply sweet perfection but the arrival of spring means indulging...

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At Home

Spring Your Garden Ahead

Whether you're a seasoned gardener or breaking ground for the first time in 2018, it's never too early to start planning your crops. And with the...

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Susan Strecker

Photograph courtesy of Susan Strecker

Feature

Passion on Paper

Three Connecticut-based authors talked to Zoe Roos about their work, their literary process, and the trials and triumphs of being an author in the digital...

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Feature

Bring on Brunch

While antiquing with my parents at the infamous Brimfield Flea Markets in Massachusetts last year I realized Mother's Day was just a few short days away....

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Feature

A Natural Approach

When it comes to beauty, Jennie Fresa and her team of licensed aestheticians don't follow trends. Instead their focus is on offering non-toxic and organic...

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Sunset at Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn

Photograph by Zoe Roos

Get Away

Travels in Thailand

From the palaces to the pad Thai, a trip to the Kingdom of Thailand is an adventure unlike any other. As the country makes its place in an ever-changing...

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Fusilli & Lobster features beets and mascarpone

Photograph courtesy of The Essex

Taste

Setting a Scene at The Essex

Given the choice between sitting down to an amazing meal or preparing one, Colt Taylor emphatically chooses the latter.Not surprising for a veteran...

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The Breakers. Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Get Away

The Old World Grandeur of Newport

"The town was Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Earth, Solar System, Milky Way." ~ Kurt Vonnegut,The Sirens of...

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Photograph Courtesy of Rain Wellness Spa

Feature

Salt-Infused Serenity

Ready to rejuvenate? The shoreline's first and only salt cave halotherapy relaxation room, Saltonstall Cave at Rain Wellness Spa in Branford, may be just...

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Get Away

A Magical Winter Wonderland

It's no secret that winter transforms Europe into a stunning frozen wonderland of snow-capped mountains and glassy waterways, dotted with storybook villages ...

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Recipe

Punch to Toast With

Remember your punch bowl? Of course you do. It was the extremely thoughtful and beautiful gift that was promptly put in a cabinet. It's time for New Year's...

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There is no shortage of heating options for home owners looking to add some warmth to their favorite living areas.

At Home

Home Is Where the Hearth Is

With winter weather rolling in and temperatures dropping, it's time for homeowners to explore home heating options. There is certainly no shortage of...

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Nick DeDominicis blurs the lines between sculpture and fine jewelry to create small-scale wearable sculptures. Photograph courtesy of Nick DeDominicis

Feature

One-of-a-Kind Creations

There is no shortage of talent along the shoreline for a one-of-a-kind look when it comes to your jewelry and accessories. Unique, locally made pieces can...

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Photograph by Kelley Fryer/elan Magazine

Feature

Every Ornament Tells a Story

If every ornament tells a story, then the Pink Sleigh is our state library, and owners Brett and Susan Haddad are the reference librarians.Packed...

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Recipe

Have a Cookie

The countdown begins this time of year. It's not a countdown to Christmas or the end of the old year and the start of a new one. In fact, I'm not even the...

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Stuffed peppers made by Mona 

Photograph courtesy of Sumiya Khan

Feature

Opening Doors, One Meal at a Time

With the right opportunities, a lot can change in 10 years. In 2008, Amal AlTaib was fleeing Sudan with her family, making her way to Cairo, Egypt and then...

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A special featuring Rosso Vino’s Sunday Sauce. Patrons know this dish as “The Darren.” 



Photographed by Kelley Fryer/elan Magazine

Taste

A Fresh and Creative Twist Above the Rest

Joe Flores was a bartender and server at an Italian restaurant that had seen better days in Waterbury, when he decided it was time to look for something new....

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Kevin Lafferty, Mike Piagentini, Dorota Xeller, Helen Stroebel Glaser

Scene

23rd Annual Men Who Cook

The 23rd annual Men Who Cook, presented by the Women and Family Life Center (WFLC), was on Oct. 22 at the Guilford Yacht Club. The evening was emceed by...

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The Sixth Annual Beacon Awards Gala Award Winners: Constance Fusco, David Allen, Mary Cacace, William Hawke, Cindy Golia, Raymond Hayes, Lynda L. Hunnicutt, William(Bo) Huhn, Sue Kruczek, Renée A. McIntyre, Susan Melchior, Tom ODell, Jackie St. Peter, Jeffrey Vailette, Hedy Watrous.

Scene

15th Annual Beacon Awards

Shore Publishing presented its 5th annual Beacon Awards on Oct. 4, 2017 at Water's Edge Resort and Spa. The evening honored 15 shoreline residents who...

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Fashion

What to Wear: Niagara Falls

The coldest months in Niagara Falls are from November to March when temperatures average between 21°F and 39°F. Visitors should always anticipate...

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Get Away

Simply Spectacular

Few words do Niagara Falls justice. Breathtaking. Awesome. Majestic. Powerful. Visit the Falls any time of year and its power and force will impress you....

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Fashion

What to Wear: Switzerland

Not surprisingly, Switzerland is freezing cold in winter. When packing, make sure to include thermal long underwear, hats, gloves, ear muffs, and snow boots....

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Bill and Stephanie Dietz

Scene

Guilford Art Center Black, White & Awe50me Gala

The Guilford Art Center's Black, White & Awe50me! Gala was on June 2 at Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club in Branford. The evening featured a three-...

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Recipe

A Peach of a Dessert

For a long time, I thought the only shortcake in the dessert world was of the strawberry variety. Call me naïve. And then I visited the Peach and...

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