General Views - Oktoberfest 2012

Munich meets Connecticut: Our guide to area Oktoberfests

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We may be far from the lavishly painted halls of Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, Munich’s biggest beer hall and the focal point of the city’s world famous beer bonanza, Oktoberfest. But there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this German-born holiday right here at home. Take a look at some area Oktoberfests and related beer bonanzas, […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General
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Stamford’s Ken Delmar earns spot in latest “Ripley’s ” tome

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Pictured, Stamford resident Ken Delmar celebrates his art show at George Billis Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Delmar creates his paintings on paper towels. File photo/Jason Rearick He made a splash in the newspaper and then in a New York City gallery before landing a […] [Read More]
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Historian, writer Philippa Gregory comes to Wilton to talk about ‘The King’s Curse”

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Philippa Gregory may be deep into the late 1400s to mid 1500s when it comes to her latest book, “The King’s Curse,” but it will be through a very modern multimedia talk that she will discuss her work during a stop to the Wilton Library. This bestselling author, who hails from Yorkshire, England, will be […] [Read More]
Categories: Books, Event, General
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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, General, Local Talent
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Local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ on tonight’s finale

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Earlier this summer we ran a story on Joseph Moravsky, the Sherman  man who was competing on TV’s “American Ninja Warrior.”  Tonight, Sept. 8, he’s on the finale. The question is: Will he win?! Recently married and now living in Bridgeport, Moravsky will be on the NBC program from 9 to 11 p.m. You can watch it with him […] [Read More]
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Caffeine & Carburetors returns to New Canaan

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Under a beautiful weather Sunday morning, New Canaan welcomed thousands of auto enthusiasts to the center of town to check out unique and exceptional cars. Caffeine & Carburetors took over Pine and Elm street for its first event in town since May. [Read More]
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No plans for tonight? Check out the fashions in Greenwich

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Pictured, a previous Fashion on the Avenue event in Greenwich packs them in. It returns tonight. File photo/Bob Luckey Instead of wheels there will be heels making their way down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich tonight, when the annual “Fashion on the Avenue” returns for a fourth year. Dozens of models of all ages will take […] [Read More]
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Local musicians have shot for money, performance at Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den stage

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Prize money and bragging rights are on the line in a new music contest organized by Hall Communications and Mohegan Sun, which gets under way this month. Local musicians are encouraged to sign up for the “Locals Live” event, which will award $5,000 to the first-place winner, as well as a chance to perform at […] [Read More]