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PopShop market pops up for the holidays

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Fairfield County’s European-style open air market will take on a festive holiday vibe this weekend. PopShop Holiday Market will be popping up at The Brick Walk Promenade, 1215 Post Road, Fairfield on Sunday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Shoppers can peruse a wide selection of clothing, jewelry, stationery, home décor, art and furniture while listening […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s John Ratzenberger returns to hometown for Bijou event

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In past interviews, John Ratzenberger has credited the hard-working spirit of his city for writing his script for success. “There’s a Bridgeport mentality,” Ratzenberger told Modern Problems Radio in 2012. “It’s a unique place to grow up in. You have Stratford and Fairfield on both sides, Trumbull to the north, a deep-water port and Interstate 95. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport musician backing Backstreet Boys on ‘The View’

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When The Backstreet Boys perform on “The View” this week, they will be backed by a guitarist with curly brown locks who may or may not be sporting shades. Jeff Gitelman, best known as the guitarist for Bridgeport psychedelic funk band, The Stepkids, will play with the reunited boy band on ABC’s “The View” on […] [Read More]
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From Greenwich to Milford, there is art to be seen this week

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Greenwich’s Flinn Gallery continues to push through its 2013-14 season with the opening Thursday of “On the Move. ” The show features the work from around the country, featuring images such as motorcycles, planes, railroads and people, as well as other fauna and flora. The gallery is located in the main branch of the Greenwich […] [Read More]
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‘Nutcracker’ season is under way throughout region

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Mistletoe. Holiday cookies. Red sweaters. Green scarves. Crazy shopping excursions. There are many different traditions that mark the holiday season, including the staging of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” Organizations in the area have not failed to deliver in that department, and on any given weekend leading up to Christmas, you can catch a production or two in […] [Read More]
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Meet Lidia Bastianich at Stamford’s Fairway Market

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Lidia Bastianich has a favorite expression that illustrates her welcoming personality: “Everyone come to the table and eat.” Bastianich is inviting everyone to do just that when she comes to Fairway Market, 699 Canal St., Stamford on Saturday, Dec. 14. The Emmy-award winning TV host, author and restaurateur will sign copies of her new book, […] [Read More]
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13-year-old Stamford chef is ‘Chopped’ teen champion

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There aren’t many chefs who could figure out what to make with toaster pastries, filet mignon, jarred black truffles and heirloom tomatoes. But Hunter Zampa isn’t your typical chef. At 13, Zampa, of Stamford, is already a whiz in the kitchen, a budding ‘Food Network’ star who has cooked with Rachael Ray, Regis Philbin and […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Franklin Street Works explores emergence in ‘Neuromast’ exhibition

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Did you know that fish have a sensory organ that allows them to effectively behave in unison against the threat of predators? Called neuromast, it is an example of what scientists and sociologists refer to as “emergence” — the theory that unforeseeable results happen when a system reaches a certain level of complexity. For more […] [Read More]
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