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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]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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From illuminated dinosaurs to real-life jellyfish, the weekend affords some unusual and familiar scenes and events to keep you busy. Music fans may head out to see The Pixies in a couple of area locations, while singer-songwriter Dylan Connor stays close to home. Jay Z will be at Mohegan Sun. Elayne Cassara will be in […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Mermaids, angry jurors, comics, artists, singers, actors and musicians will be coming together this weekend to serve up some entertainment across the area. Here’s a look to get you started: Musical happenings It is a rare town or city in the area that is not featuring music of some style or genre this weekend (and […] [Read More]
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Hungry? Fairfield County boasts critical mass, popular support when it comes to eating out

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You would apparently have to go to San Francisco and its surrounding metropolitan area to best the mass of restaurants that residents in Fairfield County, Conn., enjoy, according to a recent study. Specifically, the study found that the southwestern corner of Connecticut has the second-highest ratio of restaurants per resident in the nation. My colleague […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The calendar page may have changed, but the kinds of diversions, activities and programs planned for this first weekend of 2014 are similar to the ones you could have found in 2013. There will be music, art, theater, children’s activities and more. Still, with the cold, snowy weather, you may want to call ahead to […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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The leaves may be coming down, but entertainment opportunities are up, way up, with plenty of music, fairs, festivals, dance events and other fun activities planned throughout the area. For music, you will find Taj Mahal and Fredericks Brown in Fairfield, along with The Smithereens, Windsync, SHU Faculty Brass Quintet and the Sean Smith Quartet. […] [Read More]

Local cookbook authors serve up evening of talk, treats

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You can make your dinner, eat your pie and have your honey, too, when a trio of local cookbook authors visits the Ferguson Library tonight for an evening of tips, talks and tastings. Presented by the Friends of the Ferguson, this panel of culinary whizzes will feature Debra Ponzek, Michele Stuart and Marina Marchese. Guests […] [Read More]

ChowdaFest still on a quest to find 2014 competitors

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Earlier this month, we brought you news of a yummy contest taking place at restaurants far and wide that will run through Thanksgiving. ChowdaQuest will narrow down the participants for next year’s Chowdafest, which can only accommodate 28 restaurants. The culinary competition, which lets the public decide the top soups in four categories, will be […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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We are not even into the throes of the super-packed weekends of November and December, and the number of events and activities scheduled for the weekend, and beyond, is nearly overwhelming. I don’t envy you in having to make some tough choices, but as a way of leading you in the right direction, here’s a […] [Read More]