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Norwalk is more than a city of neighborhoods. It’s a connected community with soul. Norwalk Magazine will reveal Norwalk’s true character—from nightlife culture in SoNo and the charming boating town of of Rowayton, to art in Silvermine, the East Norwalk coastline, the gentrification of Wall Street, and the interesting personalities and organizations who make Norwalk… Read More

Wild Places–Winners of the 2nd Annual Berkshire Magazine Photo Contest

(All winners and honorable mentions are below. A reception will be held at the Scott Barrow Gallery in Lenox on Tuesday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.) Wildness, like Tarzan, is the invention of a society at odds with nature. Human rewilding can be thought of as an attempt to reclaim something of what… Read More

Norwalk Now: evolving the city in real time

What seemed like an ambitious project back in October of 2017 when Norwalk Now was first developed has evolved into a sustainable support arm for Norwalk small businesses, providing marketing assistance from multiple platforms from which to reach a broad audience. As a consumer, you might visit the Norwalk Now website or follow Norwalk Now… Read More

The Givers–Holiday Lunch to Celebrate Local Charities

Fairfield County is home to so many extraordinary charitable organizations and hard-working individuals who make it their mission to help those in need. Whether it is finding safe home spaces, offering counsel and emotional support, or educating and mentoring youth in need, there is a group in our midst that will help. It is with… Read More

Restaurant Hangover Remedies

The whiskey-sour nightcap seemed like a good idea at the time—which was two hours after you planned to go home? Local chefs and bartenders offer some special remedies to make you feel like new—or at least a little better—after a night of holiday cheer. Matt Storch, chef owner at Match Restaurant, celebrating its 20th… Read More

Editor’s Pick–Vedas Indian Cuisine

Vedas Indian Cuisine has become one of Norwalk’s most popular havens for high-quality Indian food. And now, with a new chef and the same array of fresh ingredients with a homestyle touch, Vedas has a second location, in Westport. Owners Dipika Behera and Jaiprakash Agarwal (JP), husband and wife restaurateurs from Mumbai, have steadily made… Read More

Specialty Cocktail Recipes–from SoNo 1420

Located in a custom-designed industrial building within walking distance of the vibrant Washington Street nightlife scene, SoNo 1420 American Craft Distillers produces ultra-premium, alternative grain, distilled spirits. The facility, designed by architect Bruce Beinfield, highlights the gleaming features of its copper and stainless-steel still. They shared a few specialty cocktail recipes. 1420 Hemped RYE SourRead More

A Norwalk Mall’s Modern Love–Big, bright, and bold, The SoNo Collection comes to town

The stylish stacked boxes that are The SoNo Collection announce themselves to the millions of drivers on I-95 to admire—and to wonder. The new uber-chic shopping destination contains 700,000 square feet of experiencial space. Yes, there are of course stores. In fact, two of the nation’s top retailers, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s (the first in Connecticut),… Read More

“Norwalk” is stamped on landmark viewfinders. Are they made here?

One of the great pleasures of traveling to the famous and not-so-famous landmarks around the world is finding a bit of home, in this case a Tower Optical Viewfinder. Plop in a quarter (or two more likely) and these distinctive viewers provide a clear view of vistas and monuments, in locations all around the country.… Read More

Road Bonds–The joy of car travel

I’ve been a fan of the road trip since I was a kid. I have fond memories of traveling with my parents and three brothers in mom’s olive green Ford Country Squire wagon, resplendent in all its woodgrain glory. Being the youngest, I sat in the rear-facing seat—in the wayback—absorbing every sight from the confines… Read More