Where to meet Santa in SW Connecticut

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He’s busy getting ready to travel around the world, but Santa is making time for a few stops right here in southwestern Connecticut. Check out when and where you can meet St. Nick this year: [Read More]
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Commerce and creativity combine in new Westport art show

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It may be rather placid these days, but in the 1800s Westport’s Saugatuck River was awash with all kinds of vessels — a sign of the town’s bustling commerce. That scene was re-created in a mural (pictured) by the late Robert L. Lambdin for the Westport Bank & Trust Co.’s Saugatuck branch for its 1970 […] [Read More]

Best of Fall: Soup in Southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Liquid Lunch in Milford and Shelton! Congratulations to Liquid Lunch for being the readers’ choice for best soup in the area. Click here for the menu.   The weather feels more like winter than fall lately, so it’s time to warm up – and what better way than with a bowl […] [Read More]
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Founders Hall Wreath Festival & Holiday Boutique opens in Ridgefield

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Wreaths will abound at the biennial Founders Hall Wreath Festival & Holiday Boutique on Thursday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov. 23.  More than 100 decorated wreaths created by local artists, designers and businesses will be on display and for sale. Shoppers will find a home and holiday boutique stocked with unusual gift items, elegant home […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

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Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]

My Dad’s Truck at Molten Java in Bethel on Saturday, Nov. 22

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My Dad’s Truck is headed back to Molten Java this weekend to perform its popular monthly show of free-range Americana roots music at Molten Java Coffeehouse, at 213 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel. The show is Saturday, Nov. 22, from 8 to 10 p.m. Members of the local acoustic trio are Susan Lang of Woodbury, Leif Smith […] [Read More]
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Send us your photos of the UBS Parade Spectacular!

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Will you be going to the UBS Parade Spectacular in Stamford on Sunday, Nov. 23? We’ll be covering the parade live on Twitter from @Stamadvocate and we want to get you in on the action, too! Tweet your photos using the hashtag #StamfordParade, and show us all the fun you and your family have. We’ll be […] [Read More]
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High-end art/craft show and sale returns to Ridgefield

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ARTique 2014, a high-end art/craft show and sale, returns to St. Stephen’s Church North Hall in Ridgefield this week. The church is at 351 Main St. and there will be an artists’ reception on opening night, Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The show and sale continue Nov. 21-22, from 10 to 5 p.m.  Admission […] [Read More]
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‘Harry the Heron’ takes flight in Rowayton

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When it comes to educating students about urban ecology, the Norwalk Land Trust has a new tool, thanks to artist Pamela Park Proctor. This Rowayton-based product designer recently created a larger-than-life model of a great blue heron (see photo above) that she has named “Harry the Heron.” Constructed of papier-mache, the model is designed to […] [Read More]
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Cookie Thomas to deliver some songs among the stacks

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Pictured, Richard ” Cookie” Thomas and Friends perform during the Jazz Up July concert series at Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., July 25, 2012. Thomas is back performing at the Norwalk (Conn.) Library on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, as part of its musical series. File photo The Norwalk Library will present a series of Musical […] [Read More]
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