• Eco-chic: Bringing natural textures home

      Eco-chic is such an integral part of today’s design culture that we might not realize it is continually evolving, becoming ever more interesting and beautiful, as well as immeasurably better for the environment, and us, each season. “Perhaps the best news,” says Paula Berberian, creative director of Brewster Home Fashions, “is that the number of clients wanting their homes […]

  • Wadsworth Atheneum holds 42nd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions

    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, located at 600 Main St., Hartford, Conn., will celebrate the 42nd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions from Dec. 4 – Dec. 13. A holiday custom for visitors from across the state and beyond, the event features musical entertainment and festive family activities in the midst of decorative trees and wreaths created by community organizations […]

  • Artist’s Market to hold Grashow exhibit

    Artist’s Market, located at 163 Main St., Norwalk, Conn., will present an exhibition of James Grashow’s woodcuts titled ‘Collected Curiosa.’ The exhibit will run from November 19 – December 29, and the artist will join in conversation about his work at the opening on Thursday, November 19 from 5 – 8 p.m. In James Grashow’s prints, a house sprouts wings […]

  • November 2015 Home Personality: Turn-of-Century Charmers (homes built between 1900 – 1930)

    77 High Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, Conn. $3,150,000, built in 1900 JoAnne Fisher, William Pitt Sotheby’s International, 203-858-0749 Our feature home of the month: Savor historic Ridgefield with this magnificently landscaped 3+ acre private estate built in 1900. The property comprises the main house with wrap around porches, two-story pool house with mosaic tiled pool, tennis court, detached garage with full […]

  • Spotlight on: New Canaan Olive Oil

    When you think about it, olive oil is not dissimilar to wine…as with grapes, the taste of the oil reflects the type of olives, which are in fact a fruit, that are used, where the olives were grown (climate, soil, etc.), and how they were harvested and pressed. In fact, it seems as if olive oil tasting parties, like wine […]

  • Home for the holidays with The Dock Shop

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    The Dock Shop offers a variety of presents with a nautical theme. This year bring a bit of the beach to your holidays. At The Dock Shop you will find a collection of beautifully-crafted, Made in America items that will make wonderful gifts or beautiful additions to your holiday...

  • Feeling grateful

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    Today is a day to be grateful and thankful for all of our blessings bestowed upon us. Many people in our lives are saddened when the holidays come since their loved ones may no longer be with them in celebration. Our heroes who are protecting our great country will...

  • Here come the Boogeymen

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    The four boogeymen of fall have crept on us: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanza, and New Year’s Eve. We worry about the fattening food, family hassles, failure to reach our dreams, and fear of exposing our disappointments to family, friends and even ourselves. The season feeds the monsters inside...

  • Holidays celebrated with trains and a track

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    It’s a magical night in Fairfield when families gather on the Town Green for music, fellowship and the annual Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 4. This year, the Fairfield Museum will be an exciting part of the festivities as the  Holiday Express Train Show hosts its grand opening night...

  • Celebrating music through the winter

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    There’s no denying it — the holiday gift-giving season is here. To help you make it a truly memorable holiday, The Ridgefield Playhouse is opening its vaults for a holiday gift sale on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 12– 7 p.m. Guitars, posters, microphones and more — signed by some...