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A 50-acre estate in Greenwich came on the market this week for $190 million.

Trending: Where the Multimillion-Dollar Homes Are

When the 50-acre estate with sweeping views of Cos Cob Harbor hit the market with a $190 million price tag Friday, its presence reverberated through the real estate world, taking the title of the nation’s most expensive listing. “It’s a great property,” said Joseph Barbieri of Sotheby’s International, a real estate firm that had been […] [Read More]

Trending: How much we spend on weddings

The state of Connecticut is one of the costliest places in the country to say I do, with an average wedding price coming in at $10,000 more than the national average of $28,427, according to a survey conducted by and The total is enough to land the Nutmeg State in the top 10 […] [Read More]

Sneezy Southwestern Connecticut an American allergy capital

Spring has sprung in Southwestern Connecticut. With temperatures in the 70s this week, it’s finally beginning to feel like the warm weather might stick around for a while. But as the sunny skies shine, bees buzz, birds chirp and buds blossom, you might notice something else going on: Sneezing. According to a new report by […] [Read More]

Trending: Where Our Neighbors Move To

It’s no secret that Fairfield County is growing more quickly than any other part of the state. But the surge in population is actually happening despite the fact that people are moving out of the area for other parts of the country every day. Between 2010 and 2012, the county’s population increased by 17,006 people, […] [Read More]

Crazy commutes?

A new report released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau found that the average commute time for Fairfield County workers in 2011 was 28.3 minutes, about three minutes longer than the national average of 25.5 minutes. But in pockets of the area, commute times stretch even longer. For instance, Weston workers have a longer […] [Read More]

Just how expensive is beer in Southwestern Connecticut?

It’s no secret that Southwestern Connecticut is one of the most expensive places in the nation to call home. According to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, assembled by the Council for Community and Economic Research, the Stamford area was the No. 7 most expensive part of the country to call home in 2012 . […] [Read More]