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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum honors penguins on their day of celebration

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In honor of Penguin Awareness Day, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich will be honoring the flightless birds with a science lecture and demonstration on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The museum’s curator of science, Daniel Ksepka, pictured at right, has expert knowledge on the subject. He will discuss penguins and their 60-million-year evolutionary history. Folks from MakerBot […] [Read More]
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Dinosaurs to converge in Stamford downtown this summer

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Pictured, Murphy, a Jack Russell and Beagle mix, walks into the scene as Stamford city workers and DSSD employees wash the sculptures from the exhibit, “It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs” in Veteran’s Park in Stamford, Conn. in 2010. This year, dinosaurs are sought to “roam.” (File photo) One year it was cows, another cats and […] [Read More]
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In from the cold: Scientist to share stories of discovery from the Antarctica

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Dr. Nathan Smith is no stranger to the Antarctica, where he has been digging for dinosaurs and other fossils for some time. But, he will enjoy a warmer venue on Tuesday, Dec. 9, when he visits Greenwich’s Bruce Museum to reveal some of his finds, as well as others. Smith, who teaches biology at Howard […] [Read More]
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Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s ‘Street Seats’ to be auctioned off Oct. 8

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With titles such as “Gnome Place Like Home,” “Cosmic  Couch,” “Birds Of A Feather” and “No  One Is An Island,” a collection of benches are not your typical place to rest while en route, but these, and others, could be yours during an auction scheduled for Oct. 8. Stamford’s Downtwon Special Services District, which presented […] [Read More]