Stamford police stretched thin for Alive@Five

STAMFORD — More than 9,000 people crowded Columbus Park and the surounding downtown area for Thursday night’s Alive@Five concert featuring a trio of 1990s bands that stretched the city’s police force to its limit and has officials reevaluating how to handle the crowds. Stamford police Capt. Tom Wuennemann said additional officers had to be called […] [Read More]

Alive@Five draws huge crowd to downtown Stamford

STAMFORD — Columbus Park is filled to capacity and then some as a huge crowd has turned out for tonight’s Alive@Five concert featuring the Under the Sun tour with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and Blues Traveler. The crowd extends beyond the park and has filled much of Main Street to Atlantic Street. To control the […] [Read More]

Want to be a part of Stamford’s second Artwalk?

Last year, 95 artists spread out throughout Stamford’s downtown as part of the inaugural Artwalk. Stationed at 40 different venues, they welcomed the many visitors who traipsed around to check out the painters, sculptors, videographers, performance artists and others. A new crop of artists are being sought to participate in the second such gathering later […] [Read More]

Combustible weekend set at Stamford Museum and Nature Center

Above, just as visitors walked amid a variety of rigs, large and small, at KidzFest Touch-A-Truck, held earlier this year at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk, families are invited to come to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, to touch a few trucks, too, as well as dig into some […] [Read More]

Be part of the pack: Participants sought for Stamford boat parade

Above, Decorated boats make their way to Stamford Landing from Czesick Marina as part of the annual boat parade on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Stamford, Conn. The event returns Nov. 30, 2013. Staff file photo/Lindsay Niegelberg When it comes to Stamford’s Thanksgiving traditions, balloons are not the only things that float. Organizers behind the […] [Read More]

Stamford badge is here

It’s here. Foursquare unveiled the Stamford City Badge — a visual shout out to Old Town Hall — earlier today. A little more than a month after Stamford Downtown first announced the city would seek one of five city badges from the social media site, we can now get to work on earning it. Foursquare […] [Read More]
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Showcase puts the spotlight on area’s rising stars

Above: Dancers from the Stamford Boys & Girls Club rehearse a dance called ‘Tomorrow is Never Promised,’ at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Nov. 19. The number, which was choreographed by Morris Parker, 19, of South Norwalk, was featured Nov. 20 during the of The Young Choreographers Festival, which featured various genres of dance. The […] [Read More]

Final concert in jazz series features Flack, hometown talent

Above: Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack will present the final concert in the Jazz up July series, Wednesday, July 27, in Stamford. Here, she attends the 40th anniversary gala for ‘A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste,’ campaign March 3, in New York City. Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Image Ralph MacDonald and Dennis Collins […] [Read More]

One more night of laughs, misadventures at Sterling Farms

Above: Volunteers, cast and employees of Curtain Call make haste earlier this year to build the stage for “The Comedy of Errors,” this summer’s eighth annual free outdoor Shakespeare on the Green production at Sterling Farms Municipal Golf Course. Tonight, July 16, marks the final performance of this production. Staff Photo: Kathleen O’Rourke / Stamford […] [Read More]

Summer concert series returns at Bartlett Arboretum

Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be any more concert events in Stamford this summer, the Bartlett Arboretum announces it is continuing its summer concert series this year, with shows each Sunday night. The arboretum’s summer lineup began a couple weeks ago, and includes morning and evening performances. From Bartlett’s Website: Morning Classical Music […] [Read More]
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