Best of winter: Hot chocolate in southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is…Cafe Atlantique in Milford! There are plenty of ways to warm up in the winter, but one of the sweetest ways is to sip on some hot chocolate. For this installment of “best of winter” we want to know where you go to indulge in a cup of hot chocolate. Vote […] [Read More]
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Want to carry a few tunes in 2015? Choral groups are calling

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If one of your new year’s resolutions is to join a chorus, a couple of organizations hope to help with that task. The Norwalk Community Chorale is looking for new singers for its spring season, with bass and tenor parts particularly needed. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Mary McCarthy […] [Read More]
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Test your Simpsons knowledge

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Test yourself: How well do you know the Simpsons? [Read More]
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Chilifest 2011 at the Unitarian Church in Westport.

Chilifest to warm up February, bring honor to area chefs

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The organizers behind the lip-smacking success of Chowdafest are back with another comfort food creation, Chilifest, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, at Bedford Middle School in Westport, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The midday food fest will take place on Super Bowl Sunday before the action kicks off. Organizers hope attendees wear […] [Read More]
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Fashion experts promise to share tips, strategy for building a wardrobe at Stamford talk

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For the Ferguson Library’s next Girls’ Afternoon Out, two fashion experts will stop by to share their experience about shopping, saving money and finding the perfect clothes. The talk, which will take place Sunday, Feb. 1, will feature David Zyla, below, and Eila Mell, right, authors of “How to Win at Shopping: 293 Insider Secrets […] [Read More]
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Dinosaurs to converge in Stamford downtown this summer

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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]
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David Koechner Emcees 11th Annual COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Benefiting The Hollywood Wilshire YMCA

David Koechner, ‘Anchorman’s Champ Kind, arrives in Conn. for stand-up at Foxwoods

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Pictured,  David Koechner attends the 11th annual “Comedy for a Cause, ” which benefited the Hollywood Wilshire YMCA, at The Laugh Factory on Oct. 21, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. Koechner will make a stop in Connecticut to Comix at Foxwoods for two shows on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for […] [Read More]
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Deadline is coming up for rockers from middle school and high school bands to enter Ridgefield BandJam competition

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  The best middle and high school rockers have a chance to make it big by winning Ridgefield BandJam 2015. Now in its 6th year, the first step is to enter. RidgefieldBandJam.com has all the details on this year’s competition and the Saturday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m. entry deadline. Live tryouts for the 16 semi-finalist […] [Read More]
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