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  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Pawn Shop

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Pawn Shop
    1) Pawn King 2440 Barnum Ave. Stratford (203) 375-4228 pawnking.com   2) Sam Sloat Coins 606 Post Road E. Westport (203) 226-4279 (800) 243-5670   3) The Pawnbroker 232 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport (203) 579-8969  
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Local Clothing Men's

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Local Clothing Men's
    1) Mitchells / Richards / Marshs 670 Post Road E. Westport (203) 227-5165 mitchellstores.com   2) Kohl's 290 Tunxis Hill Road Fairfield (203) 330-8191   3) Fairfield Clothiers 1551 Post Road Fairfield (203) 255-8889  
  • Metro-North Train Crash Highlights Infrastructure Need

    On Friday evening at rush hour, two Metro-North railroad trains, one heading east out of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the other heading west out of New Haven toward the Big Apple, approached each other on parallel tracks near Bridgeport. In...
  • Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office

    Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office
    A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
  • Great Places For Mussels in Fairfield County

    Great Places For Mussels in Fairfield County
    When a group of friends got together for lunch recently in Greenwich, we grew silent as we looked at the menu. None of us wanted to spend a lot of money. What to order? My friends chose pizzas and salads. But when my mussels arrived, everyone let out an...
  • Green Wheels: EVs are Charging Up in Fairfield County

    Green Wheels: EVs are Charging Up in Fairfield County
    I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars. Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
  • ...And a Veggie New Year: In This Time of Resolutions, Why Not Give Up Meat?

    ...And a Veggie New Year:  In This Time of Resolutions, Why Not Give Up Meat?
    It is the mother of all New Year's resolutions: eat healthy, get fit and lose weight. Exercise is important, but time-wise, it is a lot easier to make different choices about what we eat than it is to shoehorn workouts into our schedules. People presently...
  • CIAC Champions; Final Coaches Poll

    State Open: Team, New Miflord; Individual, Henry Wynne, Staples-Westport Class LL: Danbury; Henry Wynne, Staples-Westport Class L: Darien; Spencer Brown, Wilton Class MM: Guilford; Logan Fulton, Barlow-Redding Class M: Weston; Kevin Sullivan, Lewis...
  • The Best Dishes of 2012

    The Best Dishes of 2012
    Damn, I ate well this last year. And apparently so often, I've had to scroll through of a year's worth of photographs to unearth some gems deserving the spot-light. The photos reminded me that the best of what I cooked at home was created with fresh-...
  • Twelve Great Connecticut Local Band Christmas Songs

    Twelve Great Connecticut Local Band Christmas Songs
    - The Gravel Pit, Sucking on a Holiday Treat. An avowed tribute to the bubblegum pop of The Archies (who didn’t release their own Christmas album until just a few years ago), this mid-‘90s pop confection arrived as The Gravel Pit was...
  • The DOT Clears Timber Along the Merritt Parkway, But Some Worry About the Aesthetic Effect

    The DOT Clears Timber Along the Merritt Parkway, But Some Worry About the Aesthetic Effect
    As the worst storm in recent Connecticut history started to tear through the northeast in late October, the inevitable happened: authorities closed the Merritt Parkway. Like the two major weather events before Hurricane Sandy — the tropical...