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Look Inside the Connecticut Estate of the Legendary Sergio Franchi

My grandmother loved Sergio Franchi, she was proud that he was a famous Italian-American entertainer that chose Connecticut as his home. Franchi purchased a 240-acre estate in Stonington, Connecticut in September 1979. I just saw today that if you have a dozen million dollars in your account, you could own it.

Danbury Was the Scene of a ‘Sit-Down’ Between the Galantes and Michael Gandolfini

Michael Gandolfini is the son of Sopranos star and Hollywood legend James Gandolfini. Michael was in Danbury last night as the guest of Jimmy Galante, we'll come back to that. Michael turned heads and gained respect as an actor in his major-film debut, playing young Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark. It's interesting to see how Michael has stepped out of the shadow of his father, playing the very same role.

Previously Unreleased Queen Song With Freddie Mercury Coming Soon

Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor have revealed that previously unreleased band music featuring Freddie Mercury is on the way. The new song, "Face It Alone," will arrive in September. May and Taylor, who performed this past weekend at Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee concert, mentioned in a recent interview...
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Bridgeport’s Beardsley Zoo Seeking Classic Danbury Fair Photos

If you have some old photos of the Danbury State Fair, Connecticut's only zoo has put out a request for a photo of their giant cow. Beardsley Zoo, which is celebrating 100 years in business this year, has been home to a big cow for a long time. It stood outside of their New England Farmyard for the past 40 years, and prior to that, the big cow was part of the collection of statues that were part of the Danbury Fair collection. As with everything, 40 years of Connecticut weather outside in a zoo took its toll on the statue, and the Beardsley Zoo recently sent the big cow statue out to be completely refurbished, which you can see in the above and below photos.
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Aerosmith Cancel Summer Vegas Shows as Steven Tyler Enters Rehab

Aerosmith have canceled their first set of 2022 Las Vegas residency dates so Steven Tyler can seek treatment following a relapse. "As many of you know, our beloved brother Steven has worked hard on his sobriety for many years," the band wrote in a statement shared on social media. "After foot surgery to prepare for the stage and the necessity of pain management during the process, he has recently relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program to concentrate on his health and recovery. We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must cancel our first set of Las Vegas residency dates this June and July while he focuses on his well-being.
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Danbury Mayor Dean Esposito Explains Why He is Rocking a 70’s Style Mustache

Danbury Mayor Dean Esposito has his macho game on lock. You cannot be macho, unless you've rocked a non-ironic mustache in a multitude of different decades, and Espo has. His 2022 stache got on my radar a few weeks back when I saw him marching with a local group down Main Street. We caught up with Mayor Esposito on Friday (5/13/22) and asked him about it, this is what he had to say:
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This Connecticut City Has The Highest Median List Price on the East Coast

When I think about all of the beautiful, expensive real estate along the East coast of the United States, I'd guess that it would be most expensive to buy a house in New York City, Boston, Miami, Newport? East Hampton? Greenwich? Nope. Close, and it is in Connecticut. According to...
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A Magical Tulip Farm Blooms in Southeastern Connecticut

There's a seasonal attraction in Southeastern Connecticut that rivals it's nearby gargantuan neighbors Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun's beauty. It's a pick-you-own Tulip Farm, and it's stunning. The Governor of Connecticut Ned Lamont thinks so too, he just posted a photo of himself on his social media during a recent visit...

Derby’s Dew Drop Inn Makes TikTok List of Connecticut’s Must-Try Wings

I've went to the Dew Drop Inn one time but I don't remember anything about it, except that I was there. The Dew Drop is located at 30 North Avenue in Derby, CT and they've have the prestige of being on the "must-try" wings list for Taste Connecticut on TikTok @tasteconnectiuct. Taste Connecticut has 116,000 followers and their TikTok videos, regularly get tens of thousands of viewers.
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