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Holiday Lights Have Long Tradition

Posted on December 20, 2018

  By Jacqueline Bennett   It is not uncommon these days for each community to have at least one private home with an extravaganza of holidays lights. According to, as of 2017 a private citizen had put up a record 601,736 bulbs. Here in Connecticut, one of the most elaborate displays of holiday lights can be found at the home of Thomas Delnicki at 130 Felt Road in South Windsor.   An array of characters from Charlie Brown & company and much, much more clad in seasonal wear, are also spread out across his lawn. It is a gradual process that gets underway nearly two months before Christmas until the time comes to flip on the lights !   Where did the…

L.L.Bean Draws Shoppers to South Windsor, CT Promenade

Posted on December 18, 2011

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett Shoppers in Southern New England are fortunate to have a L.L.Bean retail store nearby in South Windsor, Connecticut. L.L.Bean is a big draw for The Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, designed exactly as the name describes – a walker friendly promenade emphasizing greenery. Within the same square as L.L.Bean is Munson’s chocolates- a Connecticut original, and, a park where concerts are held in the summer. During the holidays, small planted trees at the promenade have been decorated with strings of green and white lights and an outdoor fire pit has been added, a great spot to warm up during an evening shopping expedition and stroll. Numerous other name stores and eateries are here and dogs are welcome. For…