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Connecticut’s Top Turkey Towns

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More than 30,000 wild turkeys call Connecticut home these days, with populations in all 169 of the state’s municipalities, according to the Connecticut Audion Society. But there are some towns with more turkeys than others. In a release issued today, the society identified the state’s Top Ten Turkey Towns. But that’s just a starting point, […] [Read More]
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Bloomberg: Greenwich has highest sushi prices in nation

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A report published by Bloomberg this summer claims that Greenwich, Connecticut has the most expensive “premium sushi” in the entire nation. So what’s premium sushi? Good question. It’s basically the most expensive rolls on the menu at sushi places across these cities. Bloomberg ranked the nation’s major financial centers on the “difference between the average […] [Read More]
Angela Calenda, left, and Jessica Baker do pull-ups as co-owner Mike Nguyen throws a medicine ball during the workout of the day at Iron Resolve Crossfit in Stamford on Monday, June 24, 2013. File Photo

Trending: Where It’s Good to Be a Fitness Trainer

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A new analysis finds that Southwestern Connecticut is one of the best places in the nation for people who work as fitness trainers. According to the data analysis company ValuePenguin, which reviewed more than 300 metropolitan statistical areas around the country, Fairfield County is in the top 10 for best places for fitness trainers. Why? […] [Read More]
Marc Rogg, owner of Echo Bay Marina in Brookfield, Conn.,  drives a Master Craft  Ski Boat on Candlewood Lake Thursday, July 4, 2013.

Money Magazine names Connecticut towns to Top 50 ‘Best Places’

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Looking for the “best place” to live? Well, according to Money Magazine, Nutmeggers should make a call to real estate agents in Brookfield. In the magazine’s annual round-up of the best places to live across the country, the small Southwestern Community came in at No. 26, behind a slew of other New England spots named […] [Read More]
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Trending: Where the ‘Unfriendly’ Folks Live

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Conde Nast Traveler asked readers to rate cities on a number of factors, including how friendly people are, and a few Northeastern cities rose to the top of one list: Where the Unfriendliest People Live. Albany was ranked at the seventh least friendliest city in the nation, with a friendly quotient of 32.8 points (that’s […] [Read More]
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Trending: How Connecticut colleges rank

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The Princeton Review released its annual list of lists, ranking 378 colleges and universities around the country for everything from best college radio station to colleges that smoke the most pot. And, as usual, several Connecticut colleges made the cut — for the radio stations, not the pot. Sacred Heart University was ranked as having […] [Read More]
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Which Southwestern Connecticut Train Stations Are Best For Love Connections?

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If you want to find love in a hopeless place, like say the train, you might want to take a look at what’s going on in Prague. The Czech Republic’s capital city is setting up a new system in which the railroad will provide special cars for singles to mingle. It makes some sense. After […] [Read More]
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Is Westport one of the ‘most educated’ towns in America? Study says yes

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A new analysis performed by the consumer resource website Nerd Wallet found that Westport is the ninth “most educated” place in America, thanks to a high percentage of residents with bachelor’s degrees or higher. The report relies on data for several thousand cities and towns provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, but while it includes […] [Read More]
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Trending: Where We Buy Our Coffee

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Earlier this week, Boston.com ran an interesting map showing who pledges their allegiance to Starbucks versus Dunkin’ Donuts. Not surprisingly, the map revealed that New York City’s wealthy enclaves preferred their Starbucks brews, while most of Massachusetts leaned toward the locally founded Dunks. It made us wonder: What would happen here in Southwestern Connecticut, where […] [Read More]
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Trending: Who owns a Smartphone?

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Earlier today, Pew Research Center published a report showing that for the first time ever, more than half of cell phone owners have a smartphone. The report breaks down smartphone ownership by gender, age, race, education, income, and urbanity: Gender: According to the report, men are slightly more likely than women to have a smartphone […] [Read More]