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1. Efforts to create more parking, in the form of garages– beware of parking becoming dislocated from the actual stores. Bedford Square has achieved success by adding parking on their property; soon to be built new downtown hub. I could see Bedford Square functioning as the new cultural center of downtown in the very near Read More
Wednesday eve, at dusk, the tree lighting ceremony in front of Town Hall promises to be just about the home-towniest way to be a part of the community. The kids love it. Afterwords the DMA always kicks off the season with a party open to all, first with cider at the Historical Society then with Read More
Elton John is one of my all time favorite artists. So it was totally wonderful to be at the show in Bridgeport last night. He played all his hits. Benny & The Jets was the second song. “He had electric boots, a mohair suit, you know I read it in a magaziiiinnne, B-B-B-Benny & the Read More
Lions at the gate! There is the most brilliant portrait of her as a child, painted by her father. That was her calling card, someone got those printed up for her as picture post-cards. Schultz was a master, her father. There were other works by him in the house, I remember the scene with vivid Read More
It’s that time of year, my personal favorite!– fall.
Fresh off receiving high marks in my economics class at Fairfield University–recently, and in conjunction with all the hoopla surrounding the RTM’s forthcoming decision to overturn a P&Z ruling, I would like to direct thoughtful citizens to the imbued equity currently residing in town-owned municipal land–downtown, namely–the Baldwin parking lot off Elm Street. What is Read More
Freshii, open for breakfast , lunch and dinner, healthy, fast–casual, to go or stay, check it out next to Starbucks, downtown!!
I was assigned to photograph the event–’NOSCARS’–the Norwalk Hospital fund-raising gala Saturday night. I struck up a conversation with Jeannette A. Jennings. She is a registered nurse at Norwalk Hospital for the last 31 years. I asked her what the event was all about, and she was animated in her response! “I work in the Read More
Of course the public would come out in favor of ‘saving’ the Gunn House. As the argument goes the only thing that will be lost is 17 parking spots. Does the public ever come out to save parking spaces, no. But an old house, quite a different story. This is why we live in a Read More
Understanding Downtown Issues—getting with the program or stepping away from the game. This whole D2020 thing is totally political. Some people want their pet projects to be “planned in”, as if Westport ever went by a plan, the notion is ludicrous. All the projects are moving forward anyway; Bedford Square, Levitt Pavillion, Save The Children, Read More