Magee's Curbside Is New Stamford Hotspot for Great Breakfast & Lunch

03/30/15

Magee's Curbside Is New Stamford Hotspot for Great Breakfast & Lunch

The hot new place to go for a great casual breakfast or lunch in Stamford is Magee's Curbside in the SoTo district of town, below I-95 and the Metro-North tracks.

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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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See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

03/29/15

See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

Chefs demonstrated their culinary magic as part of a special media preview Tuesday for the spring event Savor, A celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits, to be held April 10 and 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

03/27/15

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Independence Day Clothing is a line of fashionable, comfortable, reversible clothing designed by one Madison mom to give her son, and all others with disabilities, the independence to dress themselves.

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Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

03/27/15

Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

It’s called Project Ryptide, and it can instantly deliver a life preserver by drone to a distressed swimmer.

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Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

03/26/15

Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

This weekend's five best bets include an encore performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Neil Diamond, a farm and garden expo in Trumbull and the second annual Hartford Improv Festival.

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'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

03/26/15

'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

Stephen Sondheim has said that Roger Berlind is the best kind of producer.

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'American Idol' Contestant Nick Fradiani of Connecticut Makes Top 9

03/26/15

'American Idol' Contestant Nick Fradiani of Connecticut Makes Top 9

Will Nick Fradiani now make the Top 8 on 'American Idol.' Tune in April 1 to find out.

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The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

03/25/15

The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

A small community of outcasts in the woods served as a beacon to others.

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Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

03/25/15

Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

Vespa glides into Westport, bringing with it fresh, funky nouveau-rustico cuisine.

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