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Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

Sculptor-Dalton M. Ghetti

While wandering through the “Big Tent” at the Mini Maker Faire, on Saturday, I came upon Dalton M. Ghetti. Instantly I recognized his sculptures–for two reasons–the first being that they are

Three Events Saturday, April 28th

The Mini Maker Faire at Library/Jesup Green Saturday 10-4. Miggs Burroughs and David Pogue are presenting workshops (many others too). See website here for info. Art opening/reception at Nuartlink

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Registered Historic Landmark in Norwalk Connecticut. It’s understood to be of the finest surviving examples of Second Empire styled architecture in
Categories: General, Norwalk

The Wheelie King of Westport

You might have seen him. He’s fast and daring with incredible balance. Sharply dressed with a good sense of humor. He stands out in a crowd while doing wheelies the length of Main Street proper on his

Spring & Fall are Faves

Spring and fall are my favorite seasons, in Westport. Yesterday the leaves were practically popping out of their buds.  Also, spring is about new beginnings, a symbol for rebirth, you could really
Categories: General

U.S.S. Saugatuck

Hull # 335, the U.S.S. Saugatuck was built in Philadelphia in 1942 and launched on the one year anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1942. She was named after a river in
Categories: General, Westport

New Art Show Downtown (Nuartlink April 28th)

SAM FRIEDMAN Territories Unexplored APRIL 28 – JUNE 12, 2012 Opening Reception SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 5:30-8pm Nuartlink gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of works by New York based
Categories: General

A Place by the River

Spring has sprung in Westport and people were out today, by the river. Over on Ford Road, where the Red Coats crossed the Saugatuck, on their way back to Compo from sacking Danbury, fly fishermen were

Yesterday (pics)

Downtown – Concept or Pretty Picture

Reading a new book (new for me). The Source by James A. Michener. I’m only a couple chapters in but already it got me to thinking about downtown Westport because it’s about a place, over the years,