April 25, 2018

Writer Mark Twain

Writer Mark Twain By Bobby Shipman It was 1876. Across the country millions of people—young and old—were reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Who was behind […]
March 27, 2018

American Shad: Connecticut’s State Fish

American Shad: Connecticut’s State Fish By Bobby Shipman The American shad is the Connecticut state fish. How can this obscure animal be that important? Throughout our […]
March 11, 2018

Made in Connecticut: PEZ Candy

Made in Connecticut: PEZ Candy By Bobby Shipman What’s your favorite candy? Is it PEZ? On average 3 billion PEZ candies are eaten in America every […]
February 13, 2018

Inventing the Wiffle Ball

Inventing the WIFFLE Ball By Bobby Shipman What do you think of when you think of summer? Beach days? Barbecues? Or a good old-fashioned game of […]