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  • Golden Bloom Performs in Stamford's Columbus Park This Thursday

    Golden Bloom Performs in Stamford's Columbus Park This Thursday
    Golden Bloom plays some delicious indie pop music, led by Sean Fogel (who also plays in the Zambonis) who started the group as a solo project. Last year, they holed up at Bridgeport's Tarquin Studios and recorded an EP, No Day Like Today, that...
  • Our Pick: Michael McDonald Performs at Stamford's Alive @ Five This Thursday

    Our Pick: Michael McDonald Performs at Stamford's Alive @ Five This Thursday
    Stamford's Alive @ Five series wraps up another summer season this Thursday (yes, already) with a very special show by Mr. Michael McDonald. McDonald will be taking it to the streets of Stamford — Columbus Park, at Washington Boulevard and State...
  • Three very hot clarinetists celebrate Benny Goodman

    Three very hot clarinetists celebrate Benny Goodman
    On Jan. 16, 1938, clarinetist Benny Goodman shook up the music world by bringing jazz unapologetically into a shrine of highbrow culture: Carnegie Hall. That concert, with its spectacular solos and thrilling ensemble playing, has long since acquired...
  • Dining Review: Maddy's Food Truck Offers Classic Haitian Flavors

    Dining Review: Maddy's Food Truck Offers Classic Haitian Flavors
    Maddy's Food Truck @maddysfoodtruck   Griot: a French word for the traveling poets, musicians and storytellers of West African. Griot: a Haitian dish of morsels of tender, spicy, fried pork. I haven't yet figured out how these two meanings are...
  • Here is Stamford's 2013 Alive @ Five Line-up

    Here is Stamford's 2013 Alive @ Five Line-up
    Stamford's Alive @ Five summer concert series lineup has been announced, and it's been expanded to eight weeks this year. The shows all take place in Columbus Park and headliners include the likes of country legend Wynonna, Poison frontman Brett Michaels,...
  • 56-Year-Old Woman Punched in Face, Robbed and Assaulted

    A 56-year-old woman was robbed and punched in the face in Stockton Monday night.  The woman was walking in Seaport District near Columbus Park when she was approached by a man in his 50's who asked her if she wanted a ride.  She went inside the home the...
  • CTA bus driver hit with stun gun, robbed on West Side

    CTA bus driver hit with stun gun, robbed on West Side
    A CTA bus driver was rendered immobile by a passenger with a stun gun who robbed her and left her slumped at the wheel of her bus Saturday morning in Columbus Park in the Austin neighborhood, authorities said. The 40-year-old driver was treated and...
  • Grant Park Music Festival summer season announced

    Grant Park Music Festival summer season announced
    Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free. The...
  • 2012 Summer Restaurant Weeks in Stamford

    2012 Summer Restaurant Weeks in Stamford
    Instead of the usual restaurant week, Stamford has taken it to the next level this year by having restaurant weeks. Two of 'em, back-to-back, to be exact. It started on August 20th and runs through Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 3rd), and you can sample from 30...
  • Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers

    Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers
    Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year. Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Finding Direction: Programs Help Put Young People On Right Path And Off Streets

    Finding Direction: Programs Help Put Young People On Right Path And Off Streets
    HARTFORD -- Eric Heredia, 17; and Traevaughnn Morrison, 15, are part of the Peacebuilders program, a violence-prevention initiative with the Hartford Public Schools and the City of Hartford. Last year Heredia said he was expelled from Hartford Public...