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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

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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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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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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

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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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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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Herd: The Heart A-Quack Burger

Certified Angus Beef patty, House smoked Ricotta cheese, Duck Bacon, Local Egg

Taste

Herd Mentality

Conventional wisdom advises against following the proverbial herd, but in the case of one of Middletown's newest eateries, just go with it.At Herd,...

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Fashion

What to Wear: SCOTLAND

Stay warm, dry, and fashionable with these unique pieces from Onyx, located at 20 Church Street in Guilford.Black raincoat, $179Oatmeal knit...

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Fashion

What to Wear: NEW YORK

"The key to a successful day in New York is to look fabulous, be comfortable, and be able to transition from day to night in style." This sage advice and...

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Chamard Vinyards

Feature

Love Your Local Wine

With a seemingly ever-multiplying number of breweries and microbreweries popping up along the shoreline, Connecticut residents have a lot of choices when it ...

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Photo by Zoe Roos/elan Magazine

Get Away

A Land of Myth and Legend

A countries national animal in many cases serves as a symbol of the nation itself, a literal representation of freedom, power, or dominance. So, while some...

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Brad Michaels from Connecticute Food Bank with his kids Jack and Ellie

Scene

CT Open

The Connecticut Open returned to the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven drawing tennis legends Michael Chang, James Blake, Martina Navratilova,...

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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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Simple details like glass-front cabinets, touchless faucets, and high-end door and drawer hardware can change the atmosphere of a home with little effort.

At Home

For Luxury, Look to the Details

You don't need to live in a mansion to live in luxury. It's the small touches throughout a home that supply a sense of comfort and satisfaction: heavy doors,...

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The Dudley Farm in Guilford allows visitors to take a step back in time to the 19th century. 

clothes. @SPN Cut credit: Photo by Kelley Fryer/elan Magazine

Feature

Fun is in Season

It may be apple picking and pumpkin patch season, but for those who live their lives on the farm, there's much more going on this time of year. To spend a...

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Recipe

Ripe, Fresh, and In Season

So many cocktails depend on a pre-made bar mix, and more often than not, those mixes are full of artificial colors, flavorings, high-fructose corn syrup,...

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 Chef Paul Barron of Madison, prepares a meal for 12 in his Madison space, The Table. 

Photo by Kelley Fryer/elan

Feature

The Perfect Dinner Party

With regard to both his dishes and his dinner parties, Chef Paul Barron of Madison recommends avoiding what's trendy and instead focusing on the heart of...

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