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Beer festival coming to Webster Bank Arena

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The Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport will hold its first beer festival on Dec. 13. There will be more than 50 local, national, and international breweries at the festival. At the event, called BEER-CONN, people pay-one-price to spend the afternoon or evening trying some new beers from their favorite local breweries as well as beers […] [Read More]
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Jim Filgate (George Harrison in The CAST of Beatlemania) and friends to perform in Alzheimer’s fundraiser Nov. 21

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“An Evening with Jim Filgate & Friends”is set for Friday, Nov. 21, at New Morning Market in Woodbury. The concert will feature a retrospective of songs and artists that have influenced Filgate’s musical career, including The Beatles, James Taylor, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Everly Brothers, and others. Filgate, who grew up in Ridgefield, is […] [Read More]
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Best of Fall: Pies in Southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is…. Michele’s Pies in Norwalk! Congratulations to the winner! Michele’s Pies opened in Norwalk in 2007. They currently offer a Thanksgiving menu of 16 different pies. Check it out here. You can’t have fall without pie. Whether you’re looking for the best pumpkin or apple pie to bring to your Thanksgiving […] [Read More]
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‘Little Women’ opens on stage in Danbury on Thursday

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Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” opens on stage this week  at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. The show tells the story of a lively group of sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March — and their passage into adulthood before and during the Civil War. Alcott’s 1868 novel was adapted and brought to Broadway […] [Read More]
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Meet sculptor Ira Reines at jazz/arts evening to introduce Bethel Arts on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Parma Restaurant

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There will be an evening of jazz and art on Saturday, Nov. 15, to introduce Bethel Arts and the Bethel Arts Space. Bethel Arts is a community-based nonprofit that seeks to promote, build and support all facets of the arts and creative culture in Bethel. Saturday’s event will be held in Bethel at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Regal Brass to perform at Danbury Music Centre Saturday

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On Saturday, Nov. 15, Regal Brass will perform an 8 p.m. show at the Danbury Music Centre. The venue is at 256 Main St. and admission is free. Regal Brass is a brass quintet featuring Kevin Murphy (trumpet), Brandon Vazquez (trumpet), Lester Sanabria (French horn), Jack Titcomb (trombone), and Thomas Lemak (tuba), with special guest […] [Read More]
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You know you’re from SW Connecticut when….

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People may have preconceived notions of Fairfield County and Connecticut as a whole, but only those who have lived in the area know what it’s really like. One writer at Bustle.com listed her take on some of the things only Southern Connecticut natives will understand (see slideshow above). But we want to know what YOU […] [Read More]
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Deals for veterans in Connecticut

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Southwestern Connecticut salutes its veterans with traditional parades and ceremonies, but local businesses are also taking part in honoring local vets. Scroll down to read up on some deals local veterans, active duty members and their families can take advantage of   Details on how local veterans and active duty members can enjoy a few […] [Read More]
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