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Five manufacturing picks for ‘Stamford in 101 objects’

Most people who have contributed to this series have often gravitated to the city’s iconic buildings and places, but the city’s rich manufacturing history makes it possible to easily fill out a list
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Photo quiz: How well do you know Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? Leave your answer in a comment below, or email us at localnews@scni.com.
Where is this in Stamford?

Stamford photo quiz: Do you recognize this snow scene?

How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo of a wintry scene somewhere in the city (not that there’s any shortage of wintry scenes). What’s your guess? Leave a comment below, or
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How well do you know Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? And why you’re at it, tell us what it is – a former doorway to a root cellar? Leave a comment

From the archives: Opening day at Stamford Town Center mall

As part of research for a story I’m working on about the city’s downtown mall, I’ve been digging into The Advocate’s rich archives, which in newspaper parlance is aptly called the “morgue.” It brought
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How well do you know Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Have you seen this brightly painted gate in your travels?
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Stamford in 101 objects

On my drive to work this morning, I caught the tail-end of an interesting interview on The Brian Lehrer Show with Sam Roberts, the New York Times urban affairs reporter. Roberts has recently written a
A postcard for Hepton's Tea and Coffee company in Stamford, undated. Public records show it was located at 530 Main St., and and that Isaac M. Scofield bought in 1910 and immediately sold it to Lela Gulick of New York.

Postcards from Stamford’s past

Here’s another postcard we found on eBay, of an advertisement for the Hepton’s Tea and Coffee company. We hadn’t heard of Hepton’s. A 1913 edition of a trade publication titled Coffee and Tea
How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo of a door with a doozy of a first step somewhere in the city. What's your guess?

Where is this in Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo of a door with a doozy of a first step somewhere in the city. What’s your guess?
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How well do you know Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? Leave a comment below.