Best of Valentine’s Day: Romantic restaurants

UPDATE: And the winner is….L’Escale in Greenwich! It’s that time of year again when couples flock to local restaurants for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. There are plenty of eateries that set
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Ricky Martin to make a stop in October at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Feb. 20

You can catch Ricky Martin on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” tomorrow, but you will have to wait another week before you can pick up tickets for his Mohegan Sun show in October. (He’s pictured above
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Calling all Mark Twain fans: Save March 28 on your calendar

On Saturday, March 28, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will have a living history lunch buffet when  Herstory Theater presents “Katy Leary & Mark Twain.” Katy Leary, born into an
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Let the Oscar merriment begin; area film festivals put spotlight on nominees

Pictured, Stamford’s Avon Theatre is in the midst of an Oscar-nominated film festival. One of this year’s nominated animated shorts, “The Bigger Picture,” a scene of which is shown, will be screened
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Aspiring toy makers sought; contest winners to be announced March 8 in Westport

Pictured, The Westport Arts Center is once again calling for young artists to submit designs for its fourth Annual Toy Makers Competition by Feb. 24, 2015. Winners and judges of the third annual

Comedy Night Dinner to be held at Portuguese Cultural Center in Danbury on Friday, Feb. 27

The Portuguese Cultural Center in Danbury will have a Comedy Night Dinner starring comedians Paul Bond and Robyn Schall, on Friday, Feb. 27. Dinner will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m., followed by the show
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Bridgeport’s ‘beauty,’ the Bijou Theatre, makes international list of top theaters

Bridgeport’s Bijou Theatre may be in the business of showing films with eye-catching cinematography, but the theater itself recently earned an award for some eye-catching elements of its own. It
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Area talents light up, earn top prizes in Festival of Lighthouses contest

Several area residents are among the winners in this year’s Festival of Lighthouses contest, which has taken place for the past 13 years at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. This year, more than