Celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez opening Stamford restaurant

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There’s no bigger fan of spicy food then Aarón Sanchez, who zips from coast to coast to sample America’s most mouth-burning plates on Food Network’s “Heat Seekers.” Now, the celebrity chef is bringing his love for all things spicy to Stamford. Sanchez plans to open Alegre — a high-end restaurant and cocktail/wine lounge — in Harbor […] [Read More]
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Hungarian State Folk Ensemble to swing into Stamford

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As a touring group, it may only be a little more than 60 years, but the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble draws from a rich tradition that goes back hundreds of years. It has been six years since they last traveled through the United States, and now they are back in a tour organized by Columbia […] [Read More]
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Pink pumps, top fashions to help Breast Cancer Alliance’s efforts

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If you ever thought you might splurge on a pair of Manolo Blahnik shoes, this may be the month to do it. Two custom design pairs are available for purchase from Richards of Greenwich, as part of a collaboration with the Greenwich-based Breast Cancer Alliance, which has raised nearly $18 million since it was founded in […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]
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Check out the Loft Artists Association’s new digs in Stamford

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The Loft Artists Association has been homeless ever since their lease at 845 Canal Street expired earlier this year. Now, after months of house hunting, the LAA is settling into their new digs. The group is inviting everyone to come celebrate with them as they host their next Open Studios event on Friday, Nov. 1, […] [Read More]
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November is here, which means so is National Novel Writing Month

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Above, approximately 150,000 items were on view at a previous Pequot Library’s summer book sale. Will your book be among them one day? You have a chance to start now.  File photo/Jarret Liotta Looking back, Christina remembered the blustery, gray November day when all things changed. On that day, she made a pledge to herself. […] [Read More]

‘Money For Nothing’ documentary to play at Stamford’s Avon

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Most Americans blame the big banks for the Great Recession of 2008-2009. But as a new documentary reveals, responsibility also lies with America’s largest financial institution — the Federal Reserve — and its failure to reign in the reckless behavior of the banking sector. The documentary,  “Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve,” plays at […] [Read More]
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Rising musical stars to play at Southport’s Trinity Church

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About two dozen young musicians are expected to take part in a benefit concert this weekend where funds will be raised to ensure other young people can have music in their lives as well. Music for Youth is presenting the concert, which will take place at 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, at Trinity Church in […] [Read More]