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Eastern Europe, Vienna & Prague, March 2018

Free Informational Session for Eastern Europe, Vienna & Prague will be held Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12:00pm. Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce: 3074 Whitney Ave, Bldg 1 Hamden, CT Call (203) 288-6431 to register. From the enchanting medieval towns of... read more

August Blog: Captcha

Ever buy a concert or sporting event ticket online?  You’ve neared the end, entered all of your information, credit card and such, and then the website asks you to recognize and write a bit of gibberish, that shows up in a strange box, sometimes with its letters... read more

July Blog; Madras & the Golf Tournament

Madras. First, the correct pronunciation. Is it MAD-russ, or muh-DRASS? Merriam-Webster says the latter, but dictionary.com says the former. It may depend on whether you are naming the city or the fabric. Even though the fabric got its name from the city. According to... read more

China April 2017

Travel to China with the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce
on an incredible all-inclusive 9 day vacation April 6-14 2017, for only $2,499

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Barcelona 2017

Travel to Barcelona, Spain with the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce Come discover the mystical magic, vibrant vibe, and stylish allure of Barcelona, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Spain. Authentic experiences take you to delve into this glittering city,... read more

Sicily Fall 2016

Travel to Sicily with the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce
on an incredible all-inclusive 9 day vacation Oct. 1, – Oct. 9,2016 for only $2,949.

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June Blog; The Summer Solstice

There are, as we all know, four dates in the solar calendar that return, year after year.  The two equinoxes – the vernal (spring) and autumnal (fall) equinoxes.  And two solstices – the winter and summer solstice.  The equinoxes are easily understood:  On those... read more

May Blog: It’s All About That Cheese

There might, oddly, be no more American dish than macaroni and cheese.  And yet, quite obviously, its origins aren’t American, but Italian.  Or French.  Okay, European. Let’s start with the origins of pasta, and the famous story that pasta was introduced to... read more

April Blog: The Nutmeg State

Connecticut’s nickname — well, one of them — is “The Nutmeg State.”  Why?  We are certainly not a state that grows nutmeg.  Well, it goes back to Connecticut’s commercial and shipping interests.  Ships laden with spices from Asia, South... read more