Ever since I saw the true sailing disaster dramatized in the movie "White Squall," which featured a local teenager, I've wondered what happened to that teenager. Now, years after the tragedy, this article appeared in our paper: Moments of a squall, lasting a lifetime.

While tourist season is in full swing, make sure you're checking off items on your "Mystic Summer Bucket List 2016." Want some discounts/deals to help you down your list? Click here

Doolittle (seen above) stopped by the Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center to see what's new. To learn how he encourages everyone he meets to share their Mystic stories, click on Doolittle Does A Lot!"

Pack your picnic dinner now to enjoy a free concert tonight while watching the boats and Doolittle go by at the Mystic River Park! 

With a new farmer's market in Groton, tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26, 3-6 pm, is the perfect time to check out all the fun at Washington Park! In addition to farmers, there will be entertainers, food trucks, artists, authors and story time. 

See the Thursday/Friday schedule for the beach drive-in movies here. I just interviewed a Cambridge University grad who fondly remembered his first drive-in in the U.S. while on his road trip pretending to be one of the Rolling Stones (he looked like Brian Jones and was from the same town). Prefer air conditioning with your movie? Then check out the new films in local theaters.

Read on for other adventures, real or imagined, to embark on this week.