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Jim Scoggins first felt the rocking of a ship's deck in the 1950s on the rolling waters of Lake Champlain. Though he traveled south and found himself in healthcare administration for the next few decades, he never lost the passion for sailing—and eventually returned to New England to conquer more waves in the 1980s. With Sail the Sounds LLC established at three local ports, Captain Jim now uses his original sailing craft, an O'Day 39, as part of his training and charter fleet. He and his wife, Teresa, helm an ASA-certified training center, charter service, and cruising club to set guests out on the sparkling waters of Mystic River and Mystic Harbor. Captains pilot three Hunter yachts for chartered trips, as well as six Hunter 240 sailboats for captain rentals, sailing-club events, and classes teaching technique for keelboats, coastal navigation, and safely chartering parties of water-fearing cats.
38 Bayside Ave
Groton,
CT
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Cofounded by the legendary Hollywood dancer himself, the Fred Astaire Dance Studio hosts a team of seven veteran instructors who specialize in ballroom and Latin dances ranging from the rumba to the waltz. Students can build their cache of moves in private lessons with personalized curricula or practice with their peers in the convivial atmosphere of group classes. High-octane Zumba classes help to combust calories, imparting Latin-inspired choreography in an atmosphere that is festive but doesn’t expose students to dangerous swarms of flying champagne corks. Youngsters build their poise in dance classes that cover five different styles, ranging from ballet to hip-hop, and engaged couples prepare to glide elegantly across the dance floor at their nuptials with wedding-oriented classes.
12 Roosevelt Avenue
Stonington,
CT
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Enjoy a casual night out at Captain Daniel Packer Inne, a local American restaurant. When you're ready to pig out, Captain Daniel Packer Inne is ready to serve you the scrumptious food you're craving. Create your own food and beverage pairing at Captain Daniel Packer Inne, a local bar and restaurant. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to Captain Daniel Packer Inne — they'll love the menu and scene here as much as mom and dad. Enjoy a meal with all your loved ones. Captain Daniel Packer Inne makes it easy for big groups. Be sure to call for a reservation if the restaurant is part of your weekend plans — it can get crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. Business casual dress, tasty food and a classic atmosphere makes this a great place for any occasion. You can also grab your grub to go. Captain Daniel Packer Inne's diners will appreciate the free parking in a lot next door. Cyclists will love the spacious bike racks outside of Captain Daniel Packer Inne. Captain Daniel Packer Inne is serving up five-star food at a reasonable price. For a quick and easy payment solution at Captain Daniel Packer Inne, pay by major credit card.
32 Water St
Mystic,
CT
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Unquiet spirits at Whitehall Mansion Inn. The phantom ship that sails the Mystic River. The area around the village of Mystic has seen its share of hauntings since its founding in 1654. Today, ghost hunter Courtney Reardon tracks down nearly 400 years' worth of errant spirits during her Seaside Shadows haunted history tours. Mainly focused on the wraiths that occupy the community's main drag, her tours shed a light on the paranormal goings-on of one of America's oldest communities.
Downtown
Mystic,
CT
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The Spot Cafe and Restaurant is a casual urban cafe that offers a selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner options. You won t find fare that s low in fat here The Spot Cafe and Restaurant is the perfect place to indulge. Drinks here are readily available, so you can enjoy a glass of red or try something new. Celebrate the start of a great weekend at The Spot Cafe and Restaurant's great happy hour. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with The Spot Cafe and Restaurant's complimentary wifi. Patio tables and chairs are ready for The Spot Cafe and Restaurant diners who prefer their meals al fresco. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the restaurant can get noisy. Be sure to call for a reservation if the restaurant is part of your weekend plans — it can get crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. No need for a wardrobe change when you hit The Spot Cafe and Restaurant — it's strictly casual. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. If preferred, patrons can leave their vehicles in a nearby lot, though space is available on the street as well. The Spot Cafe and Restaurant offers various parking options, including bike parking. You won't break the bank at The Spot Cafe and Restaurant, with a meal typically hovering below the $15 mark.
11 Buddington Rd
Groton,
CT
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Enjoy a freshly tossed pizza loaded with toppings at Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic in Mystic. Watching your diet? Stay on track at Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat options. Just because you're out on the town doesn't mean you have to miss the game. TVs are on in the bar area to give you all the latest scores. Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic guests enjoy a taste of live music with their food as well. Be sure to make reservations so you can get seated right away. Place an order for pickup or schedule a delivery — the pizzeria makes it easy to enjoy your meal from anywhere. Love the food so much you want to serve it at your next soiree? No problem — Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic offers catering. The lot adjacent to Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic provides free parking for diners. It's not the cheapest, it's not the most expensive, but it is the most delicious. Come to Angie's and Pier 27 of Mystic for a great bite.
25 Roosevelt Ave
Mystic,
CT
US
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