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Star Jones to headline Heart Association benefit in Greenwich

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Star Jones will headline the Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, May 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. Jones, a former host of “The View” and contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice,” will give the keynote address. The event is a benefit for the American Heart Association. For tickets, go online, call 914-640-3269 or […] [Read More]
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Where to buy Easter candy in Southwestern Connecticut

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Clifton Benham may have named his 4-year-old store after his beloved bulldog, Chunky Pam, but he has a soft spot for bunnies, too — chocolate ones. Benham recently got a shipment of solid milk chocolate Easter bunnies, which are on display in the storefront of his pastel-colored sweet shop in Darien. Candy lovers can indulge […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark hosting Nor’Easter Jam

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Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark will host its next skate and BMX blowout on Saturday, April 19 at noon. Nor’Easter Jam will feature ‘Best Trick’ and ‘Foot Down’ competitions, BBQ, graffiti, pop-up shops and live music from Zombii, Disabled Time, Damnation and Neon Ducks. For more information, call 203-366-7267. [Read More]
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Bridgeport guitarist performs with Justin Bieber at Coachella

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Jeff Gitelman has shared the stage with major pop stars, having backed up Alicia Keys, The Backstreet Boys and Stevie Wonder live in concert. And, recently, he added another experience — easily the most surreal one yet — to his highlight reel: a performance with pop idol and professional scandal-maker Justin Bieber. It all happened […] [Read More]
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Vote for movies you want to see in Bridgeport this summer

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The City of Bridgeport is hosting an outdoor movie series this summer, and they need your help deciding which movies to show. There’s plenty of quality blockbusters to choose from: “Hunger Games — Catching Fire,” “Goonies,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and my favorite of the bunch, “BeetleJuice,” among others. Take a second to vote […] [Read More]
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Your guide to Record Store Day in Connecticut

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Vinyl enthusiasts rejoice! Record Store Day, an annual celebration of bricks-and-mortar music retailers and the continuing vinyl revival, returns on Saturday, April 19. Connecticut retailers are getting in on the fun again this year, hosting in-store performances from local artists, stocking their shelves with an array of exclusive and limited releases and opening their doors […] [Read More]
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Blue Sky Studios has reason to celebrate as ‘Rio 2′ tops box office

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Blue Sky Studios, the Greenwich-based studio behind a string of hit animated films, has another reason to celebrate this week. “Rio 2,” the studio’s latest offering, opened with $39.3 million this weekend, just shy of the top spot, which was taken by “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” with $41.3 million. The film is directed by […] [Read More]
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Nairobi, Kenya. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013: A woman and children hide in the Westgate Mall. They escaped unharmed. (Photo: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times)

Westport photojournalist wins Pulitzer for Nairobi mall images

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Westport native and New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks won the 2014 Puliter Prize for breaking news photography. In September 2013, he was witness to a massacre in Nairobi when gunmen opened fire in a mall and killed more than 60 people. His story of how it unfolded and the photos that went along with […] [Read More]
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