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Live from the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut, this is Where We live.
Itâ€™s our second day broadcasting from this small city situated on the banks of the Thames River. Itâ€™s a city with a rich maritime history,the hub of a tourism region thatâ€™s exploded in the last 15 years with the rise of the two tribal casinos,and a city thatâ€™s struggling to fulfill itâ€™s enormous promise.
Throughout the show, weâ€™ll be talking with civic leaders and residents about the future of this city, and its promise as a hub for the growing region of Southeastern Connecticut.
New London has a long maritime history, amazingly detailed and well preserved architecture, transportation infrastructure that includes trains, buses, ferries and major highways and a burgeoning arts community, led by Hygenic Art and the place weâ€™re sitting, the recently refurbished Garde Arts Center.
But despite all of these assets many people say New London isnâ€™t thriving and the question is "Why"?
See more pictures of Where We Live's trip to New London, on WNPR's Flickr site.
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