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  • One Mom's Venture Helps Others Realize Their Creative Talents

    One Mom's Venture Helps Others Realize Their Creative Talents
    As we begin to find our footing as moms, we develop some unexpected skills. Maybe we bake the most delicious brownies, throw incredibly elaborate birthday parties or sew beautiful dresses. But how do we make a "venture" out of our new creative talents?...
  • Stop Pilfering Funds For Roads, Bridges

    The roads and bridges that most of us use each day are not free. They have to be repaired and maintained, and this costs a lot of money. Nearly three decades ago, following the collapse of the Mianus River bridge on I-95 in Greenwich, state officials...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Philip Caldwell dies at 93; executive helped rebuild Ford

    Philip Caldwell dies at 93; executive helped rebuild Ford
    Philip Caldwell, Ford Motor Co.'s first chief executive officer who wasn't a member of the founder's family, and who gambled the automaker's future on the Taurus sedan in the 1980s, has died. He was 93. Caldwell died Wednesday at his home in New Canaan,...
  • New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers

    New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers
    Scott Vallely brewed beer at home for 30 years while running a successful career in the paper and pulp industry. But the digital age took its toll, and three years ago, Vallely sold his company, paper.com. He always brewed beer in the kitchen of his New...
  • The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries

    The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries
    There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery. "I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
  • Connecticut Running Events In August

    Connecticut Running Events In August
    Summer Series Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
  • Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue

    Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue
    The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
  • SoNo Marketplace Brings a Little Old-World Charm to Norwalk

    SoNo Marketplace Brings a Little Old-World Charm to Norwalk
    SoNo Marketplace 314 Wilson Ave., Norwalk, (203) 838-0719, sonomarketplace.com. Open Thursday through Sunday.   When Joe Grasso found himself with an empty warehouse and no tenant, he started dreaming about European markets and a sense of community....
  • "Not What Happened" Playing at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan

    "Not What Happened" Playing at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan
    In Not What Happened, a period historical re-enactor has an impossible meeting with the figure from history she is re-enacting. The audience members are tourists visiting a run-down historic site, and they're led on a tour by the re-enactor. Images of the...
  • Recycling Roadkill: Our Cars Kill a Stunning Number of Animals Every Year

    Recycling Roadkill: Our Cars Kill a Stunning Number of Animals Every Year
    Connecticut's roadkill body count is mind boggling. Start with more than 10,000 deer carcasses each year. Add to that the corpses of nearly 30 black bears, about 50 fisher cats, perhaps 36 bobcats, plus two or three moose. And those are just the big...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Arts Center

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Arts Center
    1) Silvermine Guild Art Center 1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan (203) 966-9700 silvermineart.org   Voters Said: Beautiful.   2) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 258 Main St. Ridgefield (203) 438-4519   3) Westport Arts Center 51...