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Getting Hungry – my meeting with Southwest Cafe owner Barb Nevins

I stopped by Southwest Café last week to chat with owner Barbara Nevins about some exciting events she has planned for Café’s 25th Anniversary. Conversation ensued about how it all began –packed with abundant culture and flavor, the legendary eatery has remained a town favorite for more than two decades.  And, Barb has beautifully woven […] [Read More]

In Search of a Summer Swim? 10 Sandy Shores Near Ridgefield

Written by Adrienne Burke Seaside Park in Bridgeport (photo: bethannebee via flickr) Today’s cool and rainy weather might make this week’s heat wave seem a distant memory, but here’s where to head when the next one hits. These beaches at a lake, a pond, the Housatonic River, and the Long Island Sound are all within […] [Read More]

A father’s journey, with his autistic son, to a field of dreams

Visiting Holland Garry Berger has always loved sports, and, like many parents, longed for the day he could share this joy with his child. “One of the fun things I was looking forward to was to play sports and coach the teams,” Berger says. But when his first son Max was born, Berger felt as […] [Read More]

It was a very Happy Birthday for Ridgefielder Rick Tango

Ridgefield resident, Rick Tango, celebrated his birthday yesterday- it was one he won’t soon forget. He picked up a brand new Mercedes Benz. The best part? He didn’t pay a penny for it. Rick attended ‘Margarita Monday’ at the Southwest Cafe, an event that benefited The Ridgefield Playhouse Outreach Program, and purchased the grand prize […] [Read More]