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Have you started your holiday decorating yet? The city has.
As you might be aware, this year Hanukkah starts the day before Thanksgiving, creating a phenomenon known as “Thanksgivukkah.” Are you celebrating both holidays this year? How are you melding them together? Let us know by emailing Amanda Cuda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Denyse Schmidt Studios in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been named one of the best five shops for crafters in New England by Yankee Magazine in the November/December issue, on sale now. Debra Immergut and Nicole Blum authors of the book, Improv Sewing, and blog, Improv Diary, selected the top spots for gathering inspiration, supplies, and the Read More
A teenaged pedestrian reportedly struck by a vehicle in Fairfield Sunday afternoon was in stable condition at Bridgeport Hospital Sunday afternoon. Police were still working the scene of the accident and didn’t have details, but a spokesman from Bridgeport confirmed that the victim, a male, was taken to the hospital after the accident and was Read More
With a heat wave bearing down on the state and the Fourth of July weekend still roaring on, it’s no surprise that state residents are heading to the beach in droves. So many people are, in fact, hitting the beach that several state parks are at capacity and have shut down to new attendants. The Read More
Like many people, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo director Gregg Dancho was saddened to hear of the death of iconic actor James Gandolfini, who died Wednesday in Italy at age 51. But Dancho had a special connection to the actor who shot a memorable scene for his acclaimed HBO mafia drama “The Sopranos” at the Bridgeport Read More
Helen Dodson usually drives from her home in Fairfield to her job in the public affairs department of Yale University in Fairifield. But, on Friday, her daughter was in town and wanted to use the car. So Dodson took the train, making her one of the many people who was on board of one of Read More
Leaning over a railing of the Fairfield train station Saturday afternoon, Hector Santiago looked from a distance like just another prospective train passenger, waiting for the rest of his party to show up at the station. But Santiago wasn’t a sad passenger waiting for a train that wasn’t coming. He was the man of ‘no.’ Read More
In the midst of cold temperatures and snowfall, the furnace at Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s Women’s Center has failed. “Of course this is the worst time of year for this to happen,” said Executive Director Terry Wilcox in a press release. “Here in our Women’s Center, the students in our New Life Discipleship Program are working Read More