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Darien-filmed short spotlights cinematic pioneer Mabel Normand

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If you had been a fan of cinema some 100 years ago, it would have been difficult to catch a film that had not been influenced by Mabel Normand in some way. A talented actor who could be as funny as she was serious, she appeared in about 200 short- and feature-length films in the […] [Read More]
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‘The Bachelorette’ filmed in Griswold Inn, Essex

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The Griswold Inn has had its share of small- and large-screen moments over its more than 200-year history. Fans of the 1960s daytime drama “Dark Shadows,” may remember it as the “Collinsport Inn.” One can see scenes of Essex and the inn in the 1959 movie “It Happened to Jane” and the 1961 movie “Parrish.” […] [Read More]
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Joan Jett to headline 2014 Norwalk Oyster Festival

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Pictured, Joan Jett performs with Pat Smear, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage) The pearl in the Norwalk Seaport Association‘s Oyster Festival this year will […] [Read More]
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Garden showcase rising on the grounds of Bridgeport estate

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Above, the Chimneys, a mansion at 124 Old Battery Rd. in Bridgeport, will be the site of the third Vines & Vignettes Spring Garden Fantasy Experience on Saturday, May 31. Photo: Ned Gerard With a backdrop of one of Bridgeport’s most historic homes, the third “Vines & Vignettes” will take root on the grounds of […] [Read More]
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‘American Idol’ Ruben Studdard among performers coming to New Haven this summer

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This week, New Haven added its voice to a growing list of places that plan to make the most out of the summer with music and arts events. In announcing the schedule, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp welcomed residents and visitors to make the trip: We are pleased to offer residents and visitors another robust […] [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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Lemur expert, featured in IMAX film, earns prestigious award

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When a crowd gathered at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk April 17 to hear Patricia Wright speak about the lemurs of Madagascar, she and they did not know she was soon headed for a great honor. Last week, she was named the winner of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize, which is awarded by the Indianapolis Zoo […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclists ready to hit the road for charity

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As pictured, riders in the Green Ribbon Ride pass through Newtown, Conn. on Sunday, May 5th, 2013. On May 18, 2014, bikers again will be encouraged to come out to ride and raise funds to fight child abuse. Contributed photo/H John Voorhees III What do you do when you mix a scenic ride with a […] [Read More]
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Hoda Kotb, Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper team up to help kids with cancer

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This week, NBC’s “Today” show announced a new initiative that brings together Hoda Kotb, (pictured) co-host of Today’s fourth hour, New York City singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper to create a song, a video and concert for children with cancer (you can see the interview below.) Kotb and Bareilles spoke about […] [Read More]
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Westport sytlist to offer tips on summer fashions in NYC

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If you are in New York City today, near Union Square, do not doubt yourself if you see what looks like an oasis. It is most definitely not a mirage, but rather an event put on by Slimfast and Westport style and beauty expert Jenn Falik, right. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., visitors to […] [Read More]