Yearly Archive for 2009

: 2009

FOR THE LOVE OF FUR

Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Paul Nanos, co-owner of Engel’s Furs, works on the sewing machine in his Bedford Street store. Paul and his brother Denis tell their story in The Advocate’s new series
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LOUNGING ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY

ABOVE: Tourists sit in beach chairs in one of the new pedestrian zones on Broadway near Times Square. 6/27/2009 I made this photograph while on a freelance assignment last week at NASDAQ for Marine
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SWIM ACROSS AMERICA

6/27/09 Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Swimmers enter the water at Greenwich Point for the start of the “3rd Annual Swim Across America” event to benefit the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy.   In
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OLD PRIESTS NEVER DIE, THEY JUST FADE AWAY

6/21/2009 NOTE: This is the first in a series of audio slideshows we are calling “In Their Own Words” featuring people in our community with interesting stories and lives. Look for Kate King’s story
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THE GRADUATE(S)

6/19/09 Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate A group of Stamford High School seniors gather in the student parking lot after receiving their caps and gowns for Monday’s commencement ceremony.  Monday is
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CAR NIGHT ON WEST MAIN

ABOVE: Car guys discuss the authenticity of paint schemes on a 1970 Dodge Dart in the Stop & Shop parking lot on West Main St. 6/17/2009 SEEN IN STAMFORD: I was heading over to Stop & Shop to
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CAPS AND GOWNS

ABOVE: Gaquawn Henderson, Benjamin Jordan and Jeff Karbonic line up before the J.M. Wright Technical High School commencement. 6/16/2009 It remains to be seen if this will be the last commencement
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HORSE PLAY

6/11/09 Jumpers and trainers warm up in a ring at the 79th Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show at Ox Ridge Hunt Club. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate This gloomy, dreary weather has left me too exhausted to
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A FRIENDLY FACE

6/10/09 Willie Byrd greets passengers on his CTTransit bus route from Norwalk to Stamford.  Byrd has been with the company for 15 years. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Advocate reporter Martin Cassidy
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AFICIONADOS GATHER HERE

Nick Casinelli, owner of Connecticut Cigar Company, enjoys one of his specialties in the cigar lounge on Bank Street in downtown Stamford. Brian Defreese joins other members in the Connecticut Cigar
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