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Waterfront homes in Darien, Conn. photographed on February 18, 2013, a home on Long Neck Point is marked for demolition.

A closer look at Firwood

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This week’s Trending column looks into the trend of tearing down old homes on the waterfront. The story idea sprouted when I drove down Long Neck Point in Darien a few weeks ago. Toward the tip of the peninsula, there is a beautiful mansion called Firwood, which I discovered has been marked for demolition. I […] [Read More]

Vintage postcards of life along the shore in Southwestern Connecticut

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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 maggie.gordon@scni.com. We’d love to include them. [Read More]

Live on the water? Cool. Let’s chat.

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I’m working on a story about life on the water in Southwestern Connecticut, and I’m hoping to talk to folks who live by the waterfront (the Sound, or along any other body of water) — especially if you just bought your home. If that sounds like you or anyone you know, get in touch with […] [Read More]