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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…