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  • One Mom's Venture Helps Others Realize Their Creative Talents

    One Mom's Venture Helps Others Realize Their Creative Talents
    As we begin to find our footing as moms, we develop some unexpected skills. Maybe we bake the most delicious brownies, throw incredibly elaborate birthday parties or sew beautiful dresses. But how do we make a "venture" out of our new creative talents?...
  • SoNo Marketplace Brings a Little Old-World Charm to Norwalk

    SoNo Marketplace Brings a Little Old-World Charm to Norwalk
    SoNo Marketplace 314 Wilson Ave., Norwalk, (203) 838-0719, sonomarketplace.com. Open Thursday through Sunday.   When Joe Grasso found himself with an empty warehouse and no tenant, he started dreaming about European markets and a sense of community....
  • "Not What Happened" Playing at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan

    "Not What Happened" Playing at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan
    In Not What Happened, a period historical re-enactor has an impossible meeting with the figure from history she is re-enacting. The audience members are tourists visiting a run-down historic site, and they're led on a tour by the re-enactor. Images of the...
  • Rachel Patron: Final farewell for a soldier who lived life

        My husband Irving Patron died on Memorial Day. The timeline was fitting.  At the start of 1944, Irving "Pat" Patronsky of Garden Street in Hartford, Conn. went off to war. And so did most of the boys  from Weaver High School class of 1939.     He was...
  • Stop Pilfering Funds For Roads, Bridges

    The roads and bridges that most of us use each day are not free. They have to be repaired and maintained, and this costs a lot of money. Nearly three decades ago, following the collapse of the Mianus River bridge on I-95 in Greenwich, state officials...
  • New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers

    New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers
    Scott Vallely brewed beer at home for 30 years while running a successful career in the paper and pulp industry. But the digital age took its toll, and three years ago, Vallely sold his company, paper.com. He always brewed beer in the kitchen of his New...
  • Recycling Roadkill: Our Cars Kill a Stunning Number of Animals Every Year

    Recycling Roadkill: Our Cars Kill a Stunning Number of Animals Every Year
    Connecticut's roadkill body count is mind boggling. Start with more than 10,000 deer carcasses each year. Add to that the corpses of nearly 30 black bears, about 50 fisher cats, perhaps 36 bobcats, plus two or three moose. And those are just the big...
  • Stamford Overtakes Hartford After Years Of Population Gains

    Stamford Overtakes Hartford After Years Of Population Gains
    In the mind of most any longtime Connecticut resident, Stamford is not one of the Big Three. Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, the old-line, core New England cities, all are anchors for suburban towns that grew up in the post-World War II era, and all...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Arts Center

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Arts Center
    1) Silvermine Guild Art Center 1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan (203) 966-9700 silvermineart.org   Voters Said: Beautiful.   2) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 258 Main St. Ridgefield (203) 438-4519   3) Westport Arts Center 51...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Art Gallery

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Art Gallery
    1) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 258 Main St. Ridgefield (203) 438-4519 aldrichart.org   Voters Said: Best contemporary art museum - does a ton of great events for families and singles.   2) City Lights Gallery 37 Markle Court...