Winter entertaining ideas

Winter entertaining need not end once Christmas and New Year’s Day have come and gone. Getting together with friends and family is still possible even if the weather outside is frightful. When Mother Nature takes a chilly turn, those who don’t want the party can consider the following entertaining ideas. • Indulge in sweet treats. … Read more

Pick up sticks!

I probably wouldn’t describe our family as “outdoorsy.” While we do spend some time outside — my husband likes to run and take care of our yard and pool, and I love to walk our dog — we don’t camp, hike, bike ride, rock climb, or go white water rafting (although we did go kayaking … Read more

New Canaan CARES Kitchen and Home Tour ’18

On Thursday, May 17, New Canaan CARES will be celebrating the 26th annual Kitchen & Home Tour, as generous homeowners open their doors for this Fairfield County tradition. On display will be seven exquisitely designed, extensively remodeled, and newly constructed homes. Patron ticket holders will have the opportunity to attend a patron party and gain … Read more

BPC wins Housing Innovation award

Local custom home builder BPC Green Builders of Wilton recently received the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2017 “Housing Innovation Award” in the category of Custom Homes (for Buyers), for the fourth time in five years. The DOE’s Housing Innovation Awards recognizes the nation’s most innovative builders who are taking housing to the next level of … Read more

December 2017 Home Personality: “Homes for the Holidays”

170 Ridge Acres Road, Darien, Conn. $4,075,000 AnnMarie Wheeler Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, 203-856-5900 Our feature home of the month: Enchanting French Chateau with 9 fireplaces features sensational entertaining spaces inside and out. Situated on 3.73 acres in private association, minutes from town, schools and transportation, this 5 bedroom, 5.2 bath compound blends Old World charm … Read more

Ridgefield Guild of Artists holds 13th annual Festive Home

The holiday season is here, and the Ridgefield Guild of Artists gets into the spirit with its 13th annual Festive Home fund-raiser. Running now through Saturday, Dec. 23, this year the gallery-turned-holiday showcase brings “Holiday Blues” to area shoppers. The guild is brimming with shades of blue and metallics, giving this year’s event a magical … Read more

September 2017 Home Personality: “Sweet Dreams!”

71 Five Mile River Road, Darien, Conn. $5,500,000 Sheree Frank and Doug Milne, Houlihan Lawrence 203-249-9396 Our feature home of the month: This New England waterfront home is beautifully sited on the idyllic Five Mile River boasting 270-degree water views and located on one of the most scenic roads in Darien. Originally a 1700’s farmhouse and … Read more