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Rye Ridge Plaza Sidewalk Sale 2021 is Back!

The annual Rye Ridge Plaza Sidewalk Sale is back this year! Stop by to shop and to score great deals while supporting local retailers! There are many participating retailers at this year’s Rye Ridge Plaza sidewalk sale. When is the 2021 Rye Ridge Plaza Annual Sidewalk Sale?. The Rye Ridge...
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Mike’s Organic Farm Delivery Service Launches Prepared Foods

Mike’s Organic, a home delivery grocery service in CT and NY has announced the debut of Made by Mike’s, marking the brand’s expansion into the category of prepared foods. The new Mike’s Organic prepared food line features a signature menu of food offerings made in-house utilizing the finest local and organic products sourced from small farms.
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Free Outdoor Barre Classes in Westchester County Parks

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (June 2021) —Westchester Parks Foundation (WPF) is joining forces with Xtend Barre and two New York-Presbyterian hospitals to launch a new summer workout series in the park called “Fit in the Park.” The series will kick off on. The FREE outdoor barre workout classes are open to...
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New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens for 2021 Season

The New Rochelle Farmers Market is open for the 2021 season! If you are looking for a farmers market in the lower Westchester County area, then the New Rochelle Farmers Market is a must visit. It’s a popular farmers market featuring over 20 vendors selling a wide range of products such as farm fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods.
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Pilobolus Returns to Litchfield County with its Roving Car Safari

Washington Depot, CT – Internationally celebrated Washington Depot-based dance company Pilobolus is returning to Litchfield County, Connecticut this Summer from July 21-25, 2021 with “BLOOM: A Journey,” its second annual roving car safari. This year’s all-new, one-of-a-kind driving adventure brings attendees on a journey through nature at Sunny Meadow Farm to be fully immersed and interactive with multiple stages of performance across several disciplines.
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Darien Farmers Market Opens for 2021 Season

Darien Farmers Market opens for the 2021 season! The Darien Farmers Market is a popular mid-week farmers market in Darien, CT. All the vendors at the farmers market are local Connecticut small businesses. Below you will find more information on the Farmers Market in Darien, CT. Stop by for Connecticut grown fresh produce, fresh artisanal breads, flowers, pasture raised meats and more!
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Westchester Farmers Market Guide 2021

Are you looking for Farmers Markets in Westchester County (New York)? There are many farmers markets in Westchester, some of the farmers markets are held on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. Find one that works with your schedule and add shopping at a Westchester Farmers Market part of your weekly routine! Buy locally grown produce, breads and jams from Westchester Farmers Markets and feel good about supporting local small businesses! Here is our guide to Westchester Farmers Markets.
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Must Try New England Roadside Hot Dog Stands in CT

Hot Dogs with a side of fries and an ice cold drink? Summer is not complete without a stop at a quintessential roadside Hot Dog Stand. If your idea of a perfect summer day includes a stop at a New England roadside Hot Dog stand, then this is the guide for you. Connecticut is home to many Hot Dog Stands. Plan a New England Hot Dog road trip this summer! Here are the must try Hot Dog Stands in CT.
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Lobster Rolls? Must Visit Seafood Shacks in CT

Nothing says summer quite like a visit to a seafood shack by the water. Going to a seafood shack is the quintessential New England summer experience- order at the takeout counter, sit outdoors by the water and take a bite of the most delicious lobster roll. It always feels like going on vacation whenever I visit one of the no-frills, casual seafood shacks in Connecticut. Get your fill of lobster rolls and fried clam strips, here are the must visit seafood shacks in CT. The closest seafood shacks to NYC are the Norwalk, CT seafood shacks while the closest seafood shacks to Boston are the Mystic, CT seafood shacks. Below you will find the Connecticut seafood shacks organized by driving distance to NYC and Boston.
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Connecticut Covered Bridges: Hotels and Things to Do

You’ve seen the photos of the charming historic covered bridges in Connecticut. Why not take a road trip to visit Connecticut’s covered bridges? You can make a nice weekend getaway out of it. Go on a scenic drive in Litchfield County exploring Connecticut’s covered bridges. Make sure to drive by the most famous covered bridge in Connecticut, the historic West Cornwall Covered Bridge. Below is a list of covered bridges in Connecticut as well as weekend getaway ideas on what to do and where to stay when visiting the West Cornwall covered bridge.
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7 Fool-Proof, Easy to Grow Vegetables and Fruits

Looking for low maintenance, easy to grow vegetables and fruits for your vegetable garden? Are you new to vegetable gardening? Don’t know what to plant? You should plant easy to grow vegetables and fruits so your first attempt at vegetable gardening is successful. You should plant vegetables that are so productive they grow like weeds. The kind where you will have a hard time keeping up with harvesting your vegetables! If that’s the kind of vegetables you are looking for then you will like my list below of easy to grow vegetables and fruits. You don’t even need a green thumb to grow these vegetables. They are fool-proof, easy to grow vegetables and fruits.
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Candlewood Lake Vacation: Beach, Boat and Hotels

Are you planning a summer vacation at Candlewood Lake in Connecticut? Or perhaps a weekend getaway at Candlewood Lake? Candlewood lake is the largest lake in Connecticut. It is a large manmade lake measuring 8.4 square miles with 65 miles of shoreline. There are approximately 1600 waterfront homes around Candlewood Lake. Candlewood Lake straddles two Connecticut counties, located in Fairfield County and Litchfield County bordered by the towns of Danbury, Brookfield, New Fairfield, New Milford and Sherman. Candlewood Lake is convenient to NYC and Westchester County. Candlewood Lake is approximately 1.5 hours from New York City’s midtown Manhattan, so it’s an easy weekend getaway. There are lots of things to do at Candlewood Lake, from spending the day on a pontoon cruising the lake, to swimming in the lake to spending the day at the beach on Candlewood Lake. Below you will find everything you need to know for a Candlewood Lake vacation, where to rent boats on Candlewood Lake, hotels to stay near Candlewood Lake and what to do in Candlewood Lake.
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20 Waterfront Restaurants in Connecticut with Outdoor Seating

Looking for a waterfront restaurant in Connecticut? With over 300 miles of shoreline, there are many waterfront restaurants in Connecticut. Ranging from a variety of dining options from waterfront seafood shacks to raw bars to waterfront steakhouse. Here are the 20 waterfront restaurants in Connecticut with outdoor seating. Waterfront Restaurants...
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Connecticut Beachfront Hotels for a Weekend Getaway

Are you thinking of a beach weekend getaway in Connecticut? Connecticut is a coastal state with 332 miles of beautiful sandy beaches along Long Island Sound. If you are a New Yorker looking for the perfect weekend getaway this summer, then a weekend at a beachfront hotel in Connecticut is an easy getaway! Connecticut beaches is a quick drive from New York City making it a relaxing and effortless way to vacation this summer! Imagine, no plane rides and no ferry boats to get to your summer beach vacation! Staying at a beachfront hotel in Connecticut is the perfect weekend getaway this summer. Below you will find Connecticut beachfront hotels as well as hotels near beaches for your next weekend getaway.
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Greenwich Polo Club Kicks Off 2021 Season!

Greenwich Polo Club kicks off the season with the first polo match on Sunday June 6th at 3pm. This year, Greenwich Polo Club will be in full swing, bringing back a full season of Sunday matches. The Sunday polo matches is sure to appeal to spectators of all ages- bring your out of town guests, bring the kids! The Sunday matches is a great way to spend Sundays with family and friends. Below you will find information on the Greenwich Polo Club 2021 season.
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Best Places to Rent Kayaks and Boats in Connecticut

Are you looking to spend the day on the water? Fortunately, you don’t need to own your own boat to spend the day on the water. Connecticut is a coastal state with lakes, rivers and of course Long Island Sound. You can rent pontoons and kayaks for a day on the lakes in Connecticut. You can also rent powerboats and kayaks for a day boating on Long Island Sound. Here are the best places to rent boats in Connecticut.
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Soil Calculator: How Many Bags of Soil for Raised Garden Bed

Are you building a raised garden bed to plant your vegetable garden? Are you trying to figure out how many bags of soil to buy to fill your raised garden bed? Instead of manually doing the math yourself to calculate how many bags of soil you need for your raised garden bed, I’ve made it easy for you. Just fill in the measurements of the dimensions of your raised garden bed and the soil calculator will compute the cubic feet of soil needed to fill your raised garden bed. You can also input the soil bag size you are buying and the soil calculator will calculate how many bags of soil you need to buy for your raised garden bed.
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Best Deer Resistant Evergreen Shrubs and Trees for Privacy Hedge (Full Sun/Shade Options)

Are you looking to build a hedge for privacy? Then you need deer, resistant evergreen shrubs or trees for your privacy hedge. I never understood why people plant deciduous shrubs as their hedge when the foliage will go bare during the winter months. It doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. It’s best to plant evergreen shrubs or trees as your privacy hedge, not deciduous shrubs or trees. Also, since it’s a privacy hedge, you don’t want parts of your hedge chewed on by a visiting deer. That’s why when planting privacy hedge, I recommend planting only deer resistant, evergreen shrubs or trees. It’s not easy to find deer resistant and evergreen shrubs or trees that makes good hedge. Below I’ve listed down 5 deer resistant, evergreen shrubs that you can plant for your privacy hedge. I’ve also included evergreen shrubs and trees with varying sun requirements, some like full sun while others will thrive in shade.