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Trending: Where the Horses Live

Happy Derby Day! Every year at this time, the nation watches as America’s elite race horses and jockeys gather at Churchill Downs in Kentucky for the annual running of the Kentucky Derby. But you don’t have to live in Kentucky to be a horse enthusiast — there are hundreds of horse farms right here in […] [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]

Vintage postcards of life along the shore in Southwestern Connecticut

This week’s Trending column examines the changes in desires and designs for homeowners along Southwestern Connecticut’s coastlines. Here’s a peek at what life along the shore looked like in years past. Have any old postcards you’d like to add to the mix? Email them to We’d love to include them. [Read More]

What’s in a ZIP code?

On Thursday, we’ll run a complete list of each of Southwestern Connecticut’s 53 ZIP codes, ranking them from wealthiest to least wealthy here on the Trending blog and in print in the Hearst Connecticut’s four daily newspapers (Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate, Danbury News-Times and Connecticut Post). But why wait until then to begin having a […] [Read More]