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Family Centers readies for an illuminating weekend

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Help light up your neighborhood this weekend as part of Family Centers’ annual Hope Lights Lives luminary project, a fundraiser for the center’s bereavement and critical illness programs. Luminary kids are for sale in towns across Fairfield County, to support the initiatives of the Center for Hope and the Den for Grieving Kids. On Sunday, […] [Read More]
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Cappadonna, Outbreak unveil deck and clothing line in Bridgeport

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By Andrew Merrill Wu Tang Clan’s Cappadonna and Connecticut skateboard company Outbreak unveiled their new deck and clothing line at a party at Bridgeport’s Rampage Skate Shop last month. The event, which also marked Outbreak’s fifth anniversary, featured performances from hip hop artists Apathy, Wu Tang affiliate Judah Priest and Bridgeport-based hip hop stable the […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Chris Webby freestyles, reps for Connecticut on ‘Sway’

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Chris Webby isn’t shy when it comes to bragging about his freestyle skills. For proof that he isn’t just talk, check out this video of the Norwalk emcee spitting extemporaneous rhymes over a crazy beat on “Sway In The Morning.” “Not many emcees have the balls to go on air with @RealSway and actually spit off […] [Read More]
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Rodney Atkins, Rose Falcon show off accessories by Stamford mother-daughter duo at CMAs

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Country stars Rodney Atkins and his wife, Rose Falcon, showed off accessories by Jewels For Hope — the Stamford-based company owned by Sandy D’Andrea and her daughter, Stevie — at the Country Music Awards last month. “This is a big thing for a mother/daughter company from Stamford,” Sandy D’Andrea said in an email. Atkins and Falcon aren’t […] [Read More]
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Want to take steps to get into the spirit? Join a holiday stroll

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As part of the myriad activities planned for the holiday season, many communities throughout New Haven and Fairfield counties  are hosting holiday strolls, complete with visits by Santa, opportunities to shop, performances by carolers, rides aboard horse-drawn carriages and other festive attractions. Here they are: Wilton – The Wilton Holiday Stroll and visit with Santa, […] [Read More]
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‘Herb and Dorothy 50X50′ documentary to get Stamford screening

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Herb and Dorothy Vogel spent the better part of their marriage collecting artwork — lots and lots of artwork. In 50 years, they amassed a collection of nearly 5,000 pieces that easily outgrew their one-bedroom, rent-controlled apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. There simply wasn’t enough room for it all. So, the couple did the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s John Ratzenberger wants ‘Cheers’ reunion

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Talk of a “Cheers” reunion has been going on for years now, though the gang from the 80s sitcom has yet to get back together. But that’s not because of any reluctance on the part of the cast, said Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger. “The cast would like to do it, sure, but that’s up to […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Angelica Salem releases new ‘Drop A House’ video

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Earlier this year, Angelica Salem filled the role of a featured artist, working with Wyclef Jean on his latest mixtape. Now, the Stamford songstress is back with her latest solo effort — a song that shows off Salem’s fierce side. “Drop A House (On That Bitch)” is a don’t-mess-with-my-man-style club banger that references an iconic […] [Read More]
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