BrãeVal Sporting Apparel’s Scottish Roots Inspire Whiskey Distillery in Litchfield

03/31/15

BrãeVal Sporting Apparel’s Scottish Roots Inspire Whiskey Distillery in Litchfield

BrãeVal Distillery expects to launch this spring with its signature product, the BrãeVal Grand American Bourbon.

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Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

03/30/15

Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

Ehrick Rossiter, though long dead, remains one of the most famous boldface names in Washington, Conn., in which far more than a shaker’s worth of notables are salted among the verdant hills where Bill and Hillary sometimes spend weekends, and where The Rolling Stones famously came to rehearse for the “Steel Wheels” tour. The Clinton family may yield the nation’s next president and the Stones are as eternal as their namesake—but in Litchfield County the brand name Rossiter trumps politics and rock n’ roll. Born in 1854 in Paris to American parents, Rossiter attended what is now The Gunnery private school in Washington, went to Cornell University for a degree in architecture and—via a practice in New York—designed buildings ranging...

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'Mad Men' Era Fashion Photographer William Helburn Celebrated in a Book

03/20/15

'Mad Men' Era Fashion Photographer William Helburn Celebrated in a Book

William Helburn’s eye is unsurpassed and he was born to photograph beautiful women.

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At Farm House Antiques in Woodbury, Industrial Items Become Home Style

03/13/15

At Farm House Antiques in Woodbury, Industrial Items Become Home Style

Farm House Antiques in Woodbury, features reclaimed industrial items repurposed as unique pieces for the home.

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'Boardwalk Empire' Props Being Sold in Online Auction by Bridgeport's Black Rock Galleries

03/03/15

'Boardwalk Empire' Props Being Sold in Online Auction by Bridgeport's Black Rock Galleries

Highlights from the auction include the leather chair and clock from main character Nucky Thompson’s office, as well as his birthday cake, hundreds of Boardwalk signs, 1920s liquor crates and more.

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