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Rodney Atkins, Rose Falcon show off accessories by Stamford mother-daughter duo at CMAs

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Country stars Rodney Atkins and his wife, Rose Falcon, showed off accessories by Jewels For Hope — the Stamford-based company owned by Sandy D’Andrea and her daughter, Stevie — at the Country Music Awards last month. “This is a big thing for a mother/daughter company from Stamford,” Sandy D’Andrea said in an email. Atkins and Falcon aren’t […] [Read More]
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Want to take steps to get into the spirit? Join a holiday stroll

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As part of the myriad activities planned for the holiday season, many communities throughout New Haven and Fairfield counties  are hosting holiday strolls, complete with visits by Santa, opportunities to shop, performances by carolers, rides aboard horse-drawn carriages and other festive attractions. Here they are: Wilton – The Wilton Holiday Stroll and visit with Santa, […] [Read More]
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‘Herb and Dorothy 50X50′ documentary to get Stamford screening

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Herb and Dorothy Vogel spent the better part of their marriage collecting artwork — lots and lots of artwork. In 50 years, they amassed a collection of nearly 5,000 pieces that easily outgrew their one-bedroom, rent-controlled apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. There simply wasn’t enough room for it all. So, the couple did the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s John Ratzenberger wants ‘Cheers’ reunion

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Talk of a “Cheers” reunion has been going on for years now, though the gang from the 80s sitcom has yet to get back together. But that’s not because of any reluctance on the part of the cast, said Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger. “The cast would like to do it, sure, but that’s up to […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Angelica Salem releases new ‘Drop A House’ video

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Earlier this year, Angelica Salem filled the role of a featured artist, working with Wyclef Jean on his latest mixtape. Now, the Stamford songstress is back with her latest solo effort — a song that shows off Salem’s fierce side. “Drop A House (On That Bitch)” is a don’t-mess-with-my-man-style club banger that references an iconic […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Breast Cancer Alliance raises a fashionable $1.3M

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Fashion, food and fun were the winning ingredients when it came to raising funds for breast cancer last month. The Breast Cancer Alliance’s annual benefit luncheon and fashion show succeeded in raising $1.3 million toward the alliance’s efforts. The show, which was held Nov. 7 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, attracted more than 900 guests […] [Read More]

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

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If you have not traveled to faraway locales, or are not on the road visiting far-flung relatives this weekend, you will find there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. One such tradition is the boat parade along Stamford Harbor, which has been gathering boaters, spectators, toys for those in need, (and, this year, […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes tickets go on sale on Black Friday

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We’re a long way away from Connecticut’s most anticipated summer festival. Still, organizers are giving the Vibetribe plenty of time to plan ahead. Tickets for the festival, which takes place at Bridgeport’s Seaside Park on July 31-Aug. 3, go on sale Friday, Nov. 29 via the festival’s website. Sure, you can wait until next year […] [Read More]
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