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Simple Elegance–Just perfect inside and out

“Years ago when there was a lot of vacant land and people wanted to build a church or temple, they would just walk the land until they felt good about a place—the energy—that’s where they would build,” says Dan Divitto,… Read More

Getting Your Greens–Benefits of house plants & which to choose

A room festooned with lush, green houseplants is an inviting one. Whether they’re a bright green pothos sitting on a desk or a string-of-pearls suspended from a hanging planter, plants make any space feel a little more cheerful and a… Read More

Behind the Wine––Organic, natural, and other ways to grow grape

There is a fascinating breakdown of transparency somewhere between the documentation of the “nutrition facts” for the food we eat compared with the opacity surrounding the wine we drink.  Even fast-food restaurants have been nudged to catch-up in the nutritional… Read More

How We Met–Something’s Cooking

Something beyond a five-star meal was cooking in the kitchen of the highly acclaimed Le Cirque in New York City when Sarah Cannon and Bernard Bouissou first met. She was the first woman chef on the line and was working… Read More

A Joint Effort–As marijuana legislation rolls forward, pros prep for progress

With the state’s legislative session just beginning, Governor Ned Lamont will likely continue the push to legalize recreational marijuana. As part of that effort, Lamont sat down with the governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts… Read More

The Writing on the Wall–Local Artist 5ivefingaz Creates a Movement

“Quiet people have the loudest minds,” said the late Stephen Hawking. It made me think of my friend 5ivefingaz: artist, author, activist, and a bit of an enigma. He has created a movement with one goal: to spread love. “Everyone… Read More

Electric Avenue––The move away from gas-powered cars

Purring in from over the horizon is a silent but powerful brigade of vehicles that will transform the American car culture. For decades, electric cars have been a sideshow, a novelty act, a blip on the automotive sales chart. But… Read More

Who won the Battle of Ridgefield?

The short answer is the British, but that is not commonly known. In an online survey conducted by Ridgefield Magazine in January (completed by 392 people), when asked “Who won the Battle of Ridgefield,” only 56 percent selected “the British.”… Read More

Call Me Chris––Christopher Walken interviewed by Dick Cavett

Christopher Walken is one of the most diversely talented actors—playing more than 100 roles in films such as Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, Catch Me If You Can, Seven Psychopaths, and Pulp Fiction, plus dozens of stage roles,… Read More

The Donkeyman–Author Kevin O’Hara found himself by way of Ireland and a donkey

Why, look. Over there. It’s none other than Kevin O’Hara, the Donkeyman himself, hoisting a pint of Guinness at Patrick’s Pub. Do you know Kevin? Come. Meet him. The unofficial bard of the Berkshires, a self-described “knuckle-headed romantic,” was given… Read More
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