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  • Green Wheels: Classic Stories

    Green Wheels: Classic Stories
    WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...
  • Carriage Barn Arts Center's 'The Barn and Beyond' Exhibit on Display Through Nov. 2

    Carriage Barn Arts Center's 'The Barn and Beyond' Exhibit on Display Through Nov. 2
    The Carriage Barn Arts Center staff has a soft spot for barns in New Canaan. And that's because it too, is a barn in New Canaan. For its new exhibit The Barn and Beyond, the historical significance of the gallery space is celebrated alongside other...
  • Pedro E. Guerrero dies at 95; fine arts photographer

    Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95. Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
  • 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...
  • The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries

    The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries
    There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery. "I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
  • 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?...
  • Connecticut Running Events In August

    Connecticut Running Events In August
    Summer Series Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
  • Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue

    Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue
    The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
  • 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...
  • 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...