Waterside property acquired by BLT for potential boatyard.

Poll: Will we actually get a new boatyard on the Southfield Avenue?

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The South End developer BLT announced last week that it has bought a piece of land on Southfield Avenue where it hopes to build a boatyard to replace the one it illegally tore down. After the public outcry that sank BLT’s attempt to put in a boatyard on Magee Avenue, does this attempt at a […] [Read More]
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NeighborsLink

Fatima Shama to keynote Neighbors Link benefit

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ABOVE: Students practice English at Neighbors Link on the West Side STAMFORD — Fatima Shama, the former New York City Commissioner of Immigrants Affairs, will keynote a breakfast benefit for the West Side nonprofit Neighbors Link next month. Neighbors Link, which opened in 2011, provides free services aimed at helping immigrants assimilate into the community […] [Read More]
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Ferguson Library’s Book & Author Tea event May 8

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STAMFORD–The Ferguson Library’s Book & Author Tea event will feature Barbara Taylor Bradford at 2 p.m.  May 8 in the library’s third Floor auditorium, Bedford and Broad Streets. Bradford will discuss her latest book, “Cavendon Hall,” an epic saga of intrigue and mystique set in Edwardian England. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Tickets are […] [Read More]
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Vijay Seshadri

Mayapple Center teacher wins Pulitzer

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The Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities in Stamford would like to congratulate faculty member Vijay Seshadri on winning the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry this year. He was recognized for his book, “3 Sections!” Seshadri, who was born in India and raised in Columbus, Ohio,  will be teaching a writing course this summer at […] [Read More]
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Westhill stages ‘Urinetown’ April 23-24 & May 2-3

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STAMFORD–Westhill High School will be staging a production of “Urinetown: The Musical” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at 125 Roxbury Road. There will also be performances on May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.westhilltheater.org [Read More]
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Land rich and penny poor, USPS and church yield to Stamford apartments

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STAMFORD  First Presbyterian Rev. David Van Dyke stood before the Zoning Board Monday night and explained why the church wants to sell three acres of its land for a 175-unit apartment development. “Like many mainline denominations in the Northeast, we have struggled with declining numbers,” he said of the dip in the people attending church. […] [Read More]
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Where is this in Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford

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Do you know where this is in Stamford? Take a guess in the comments below. We’ll let you know who gets it right in Wednesday’s Advocate. [Read More]

Strawberry Hill Players to stage ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

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STAMFORD–Strawberry Hill Players will present a musical production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” in May at Stamford High School, Strawberry Hill Road. Performances will be held May 2, 3, 9  and 10 at 8 p.m. and May 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets costs range from $10 to $15. For more information, visit www.strawberryhillplayers.com. [Read More]
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