FOOD & DRINK
Sound on Sound Music Festival pushes through wet weather
According to the festival's website, the gates will open at 2:45 p.m. Saturday's acts include the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Trey Anastasio Band. Sunday's lineup includes John Mayor and Hozier.
‘Westport Restaurant Week(s)’ starts Sunday
WESTPORT — “Westport Restaurant Week,” a smorgasbord of culinary specials offered by more than 20 local restaurants, is a misnomer. The annual dining-out event, organized by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce, starts Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs not just one week but for two weeks, through Sunday, Oct. 15.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in fairfield, CT
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around fairfield.
Whole Foods evacuated after alarm
WESTPORT — About 100 customers and employees were evacuated from Whole Foods supermarket Friday afternoon after an alarm was triggered in ventilation equipment. Several fire and police vehicles responded to the grocery at 399 Post Road West around 1 p.m. Everyone was allowed back inside about 1:30 p.m. Assistant...
James Beard Award-Winning Chef To Speak At Stamford's Ferguson Library
Pépin, the former owner of the Dressing Room restaurant in Westport, will appear in Stamford at the Ferguson Library on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. to discuss his latest book, Cooking My Way: Recipes and Techniques for Economical Cooking. The evening presentation, to be moderated by Michel Nischan,...
Rock Out with Lez Zeppelin: Experience the Power of the All-Female Tribute Band Live!
Attention all rock music enthusiasts! A remarkable event is on the horizon. Gear up to witness the electrifying energy of the all-female quartet, Lez Zeppelin, as they bring the house down at the Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall Street, Norwalk, CT 06850 on Sat, Sep 30, from 8pm to 11pm.
Connecticut Humane Society building ‘dream’ facility with array of services to help keep pet families together
When Nichole Pizzoferrato of Wethersfield noticed an unfamiliar growth of fur on her dog Ovie’s neck, mother’s intuition told her something was not right — a vet at the Connecticut Humane Society confirmed that the lump was a mast cell tumor. Pizzoferrato had used CHS’ veterinary services for seven years, a resource that Pizzoferrato said offered financial and emotional peace of mind — ...
Meet the 20+-Year Volunteers Who Make Wilton Library’s Awesome Autumn Book Sale Possible
The countdown is on for the annual “Awesome Autumn” Fall Book Sale at the Wilton Library, which kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 30. From hardcovers to paperbacks to board books, more than 70,000 items will be available for sale this weekend, all made possible by donations from the community and a team of 40-plus volunteers who work year-round to sort, price, and promote the inventory. On Thursday, GOOD Morning Wilton dropped by the Library and spoke with three longtime volunteers who help spearhead this extraordinary project.
At 96, ‘Saving the Playground his Greatest Accomplishment’
STAMFORD – A good thing that Phil Giordano did 30 years ago came back to him in spades Thursday, a month after his 96th birthday. During a gathering in the playground of Hart Magnet Elementary School, speakers repeated, again and again, two words nice to hear in the twilight of life.
Brand-New Clothing Store Set To Open Soon In Ridgefield
Elegant Ridgefield, located at the former Chase bank location at 98 Grove St. in Ridgefield, is getting ready for its big day on Tuesday, Oct. 3, when the storefront opens to the public. A “luxury showroom” featuring dresses galore, Elegant Ridgefield’s message is simple: to “women own and reveal confidence...
Culinary Voyage: Discover 4 Exceptional Seafood Restaurants in Norwalk
In this article, we explore four exceptional seafood restaurants in Norwalk. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
John Trano: From Humble Beginnings to Culinary Excellence in Bridgeport, Connecticut
John Trano, a culinary virtuoso born on June 10, 1979, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has transformed his humble beginnings into an illustrious culinary career defined by passion, perseverance, and a commitment to sustainability. Inspired by the heartwarming memories of his mother’s holiday feasts, where love and laughter mingled with delectable dishes,...
‘Breathtaking’ Art Exhibit at Easton Library by Robert Brennan
Despite the treachery of wind and rain, a group of loyal art lovers attended the opening reception for Robert Brennan’s exhibit at the Easton Public Library. The exhibit varies in style from vibrant abstract expressionistic paintings to cool neo-minimalist constructions. Brennan’s Explorations in Abstraction exhibition will be on display...
‘Slice of Saugatuck’ will go ahead Saturday
WESTPORT — “Slice of Saugatuck,” a celebration of neighborhood cuisine, commerce and culture, will take place Saturday afternoon, as the forecast calls for skies to clear after Friday’s storms, organizers say. The event, sponsored by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce for an 11th year, will take...
Local Favorite Amur Tiger Changbai to Leave Beardsley Zoo for New Habitat Development
Changbai, a 16-year-old Amur tiger who gave birth to cubs in 2017, will leave Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. The zoo is planning a new tiger habitat. Born on May 24, 2007, Changbai came to the zoo in January 2017 from the Philadelphia Zoo. She had a brief stay at the Columbus Zoo before returning to Beardsley in 2020. Her departure next week starts the first phase of the habitat plan.
Seafood Lovers' Guide: 4 Must-Visit Restaurants in Danbury
This piece presents an exploration of four exceptional seafood restaurants in Danbury. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Wilton Library’s Awesome Autumn Book Sale Starts Saturday
Wilton Library’s hard-working book sale volunteers are selecting, cleaning, and categorizing all items for the hugely popular Awesome Autumn Book Sale, taking place at the library from Saturday, Sept. 30 through Tuesday, Oct. 3. Early buying begins from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday with a $20 admission fee; the sale...
CT's Beardsley Zoo Wins AZA Top Honors
Bridgeport, Conn. — Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo was awarded Top Honors in Education from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) at their annual national conference, held this month in Columbus, Oh. The annual award was given to the Zoo’s RIZE program, recognizing outstanding achievement and the ability to promote conservation knowledge.
Get Ready to Laugh at Stamford's Hilarious Comedy Night!
Get ready to split your sides with laughter! The much-anticipated Comedy Night in Stamford! is back on the calendar and promises to be a riotous affair! The event is all set to take place on Sat, Sep 30 · 7pm - 9pm at the cozy and inviting Towne Parlor Pizza & Pints, 112 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06901.