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Norwalk’s Stew Leonard’s, always a hive of activity, gets a visit by some real busy bees

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Any grocer would undoubtedly welcome the influx of 50,000 new store visitors. And, Stew Leonard’s is no exception. In this case, however, the new guests are not necessarily there to cross things off their shopping lists. On Friday at 11 am., the Norwalk grocery story will unveil one of the world’s largest observation beehives, according […] [Read More]
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Eat, drink, take in a flick at Stamford’s Harbor Point this summer

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Free outdoor movie nights, a farmers market, live music and nearly a dozen new restaurants – it’s just part of the events lined up at Harbor Point in Stamford for the summer. Today, developer Building and Land Technology, which has been leading a multi-billion dollar redevelopment project in the city’s South End neighborhood, announced the […] [Read More]
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Barbara Taylor Bradford comes to Stamford for high tea, talk

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What better way to celebrate Barbara Taylor Bradford’s latest story, an epic saga set in Edwardian England, than to gather for an elegant high tea service. The Ferguson Library in Stamford will be the setting for the festivities, which will feature a talk by Bradford about her latest book, “Cavendon Hall,” and a high tea […] [Read More]
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New shop for ‘Cake Boss’ is back on track in Greenwich

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Buddy Valastro Jr. has had to wait longer than it takes to make a cake, but TV’s “Cake Boss,” is apparently into the final stretch when it comes to opening a bakery in Greenwich. A recent article in the Greenwich Time reported that the project will move forward, as long as certain conditions are met. […] [Read More]
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The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

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At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]
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Despite the snow, the drinks will flow in Stamford

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Stamford Downtown Special Services District will kick off its Winter Restaurant Weeks with a signature cocktail showcase tonight, Feb. 18, at Hudson Grille, 128 Bedford St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bartenders will be shaking and stirring and pouring throughout tonight’s event as they serve up free signature drinks. In all, 15 drink-makers will be […] [Read More]
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Bethel, Stamford, Darien and Wilton restaurant weeks boast tasty deals

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Several area communities have been or will be celebrating restaurant weeks, which typically feature special or discounted menus for the duration of the event. Here’s the list: Darien Restaurant week has been extended. It will run through Thursday, Feb. 13. You can get more information here. Stamford’s Winter Restaurant Weeks will run Feb. 17 to […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]
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Local pizza champ takes turn as ‘Chopped’ judge on Super Bowl night

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By evening’s end, a certain performance by a man named Bruno surely will have captured the attention of millions, but there is another Bruno who also is set to make an appearance on television tonight. Bruno DiFabio, a six-time world world pizza champion, will appear as a judge on Food Network’s chef competition series, “Chopped,” […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Sure, plenty of people will be waiting for the last half of the weekend to do their celebrating, but there are far more events than just the Super Bowl to consider. If you didn’t know it, now you know … we are deep into Oscar season, with area venues hosting several events geared toward featuring […] [Read More]