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Posts tagged “Harry’s Place

National Soup Month Tour 2020 Creates The Unintentional Soup Critic

Posted on January 24, 2020

  By Jacqueline Bennett   On a lark last week I began posting my favorite soups on social media upon learning that January is National Soup Month. Launched on January 18, my “soup tour” is slated to wrap up on January 27 and has created “The Unintentional Soup Critic ” ~  me ! I’ve been having so much fun with my “soup tour” that I decided to write about it on newsandviewsjb. If you are reading this article, not only will you see the soups I selected thus far, but you will also get a sneak peek at what is coming in the next three days.   On day one of my “soup tour” I featured minestrone soup from Shady Glen Restaurant &…

New England’s Largest Gingerbread House Festival

Posted on November 29, 2016

Story & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   Stop in at Harry’s Place, visit Middle Earth, imagine walking a candy coated covered bridge or appreciate the architectural beauty of historical buildings. It is all possible in the same place, a gingerbread house world on display at South Windsor, Connecticut’s Wood Memorial Library & Museum through December 10.   Closed Tuesday & Wednesday. Admission is free.     The Wood exhibition is billed as one of the largest – if not the largest Gingerbread House Festival in New England. At least one hundred gingerbread houses can be viewed on two floors of the festively decorated historic library. Each gingerbread house is hand crafted by community members – experienced or novice, area artisans, bakers and students.   An annual…

Destination: Enjoy the Grilling Sorcery at Harry’s Place Colchester,CT

Posted on August 21, 2012

Write-up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb A bit of sorcery may well be in play at Harry’s Place where right before one’s eyes, side-by-side, juicy hot dogs and chubby burgers are grilled to perfection then tucked inside fresh plump rolls – look below the dogs for chili, cheese or browned onions. Currently, ‘chef ‘ Ronald Clark is one of the grill wizards at the restaurant. And, don’t be surprised to see owner John Garet at the register – the third among owners since the original. Situated on 104 Broadway near Routes 2 and 85 in a modest looking white roadside shack – which by the way, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places – for decades Harry’s Place in Colchester, has been…