Gloria Gaynor to open Stamford’s Jazz Up July series July 8

It has been 40 years since Gloria Gaynor released her debut album “Never Can Say Goodbye,” which launched several hits including “Never Can Say Goodbye.” However, it was the 1978 Grammy award-winning hit “I Will Survive,” for which she is best known. It has served as an apt theme for the singer, who continues to make […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, General, Music, Outdoors

Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]

Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more about this Caribbean nation’s artistic and cultural history. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, tour participants and their guides will […] [Read More]

Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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]

Bruce Museum honors penguins on their day of celebration

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]

Dinosaurs to converge in Stamford downtown this summer

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]

In from the cold: Scientist to share stories of discovery from the Antarctica

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]

Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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]