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  • 10 best iconic modern house tours in North America

    10 best iconic modern house tours in North America
    Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
  • Best Grinders

    Best Grinders
    1) A&S Fine Foods Call it a grinder. Call it a sub. Call it a hero. Whatever you call it, and whatever you put in it, one of the grinder's defining features is the bread it's served in. A & S Fine Foods, as a traditional New York-style Italian deli,...
  • Best Cupcakes

    Best Cupcakes
    1) Crumbs Bake Shop Talk about timing! In 2003, Mia and Jason Bauer opened the first Crumbs Bake Shop on the Upper West Side. A few years later, cupcakes became an item of foodie interest for the first time, and Crumbs had a full selection of artisan...
  • Best Place to Buy Running Shoes (non-chain)

    Best Place to Buy Running Shoes (non-chain)
    1) Runner's Roost Getting the right running shoe is crucial to having a rewarding running experience and avoiding injury at the same time. Runner’s Roost’s employees are all involved in the running world, and they know how to get you into the...
  • Best Bagel Shop

    Best Bagel Shop
    1) Lox, Stock and Bagels Now marking 20 years in business, owner Nancy Bryant has seen "faithful bagel eaters grow up from toddlers to college students." At least three generations of customers enjoy spending their dough on Lox Stock's baked-on-the-...
  • Big Money: Who in Fairfield County is splashing their cash on the presidential race?

    Big Money: Who in Fairfield County is splashing their cash on the presidential race?
    The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County. Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...
  • Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal

    Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal
    State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield is so closely associated with the drive to repeal Connecticut's death penalty that he says someone once asked him, "Do you work on anything else?" In fact, the two-term Democrat from New Haven noted that he has been...
  • Clown-O-Meter: Naked Woman Rides Horse Along Fairfield Beach, Squirrel Causes Power Outage in Greenwich

    Clown-O-Meter:  Naked Woman Rides Horse Along Fairfield Beach, Squirrel Causes Power Outage in Greenwich
    -Some pissed-off white people are asking the Brookfield Board of Education to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's unflinching novel about an abused black girl in 1930s Ohio, from an AP English reading list. Pamela Kurtz, who is running to be on the...
  • Tax the Rich: Working Families Party Targets Corporate Welfare

    Tax the Rich:  Working Families Party Targets Corporate Welfare
    Last Saturday, for the first time in years, the New Canaan police had to pull up the statute on holding a public picket. That's because two busloads of protesters descended upon General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt's mansion off Ponus Ridge Road. The...
  • ReNapoli: Neapolitan-style artisan pizza in Old Greenwich

    ReNapoli:  Neapolitan-style artisan pizza in Old Greenwich
    RéNapoli 216 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, (203) 698-9300, renapoli.com   Bruno di Fabio had been making pizzas professionally for over 20 years when he decided there was a lot more to learn. Not that di Fabio didn't think he was good — he...
  • Best Limousine Service

    Best Limousine Service
    1) Rudy's Limousine Donna Carlin, VP, and Tony Brown, VP of Sales, note that private transportation customers are becoming more demanding. But those customers they are still happy to continue to vote Rudy's the best in the county. The service provides...
  • Best Bead Store

    Best Bead Store
    1) Beadworks South Norwalk has grown and even gentrified over the last two dacades — and Beadworks has been there for all of it. The store is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and store manager Lola Richards couldn't be more pleased....