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HiLo Music Club is setting the stage for touring bands

After 120 years, the building at 55 Union Street in North Adams is making some noise in its new life as the HiLo Music Club, a mid-level venue aiming to attract a range of touring bands that typically bypass… Read More

Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF) – Oct 10-14

2019 RIFF is HERE !  5 Days, 100+ Films, Live Script Competitions, VR Showcase & PARTIES ! ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW ! We have an INCREDIBLE Schedule of AMAZING Films, Events & Parties coming to the Ridgefield Independent FIlm Festival… Read More

The Tannery Sessions – Andy Wrba guides recording sessions at the Darrow School

Among its notable alumni, the Darrow School in New Lebanon, New York, boasts actor Christopher Lloyd and third astronaut to walk on the moon Charles “Pete” Conrad. Maybe the future promises a musician added to these ranks, thanks to the… Read More

A Tale of Two Women – Bloodroot’s Big Screen Debut

When Selma Miriam and Noel Furie met at a National Organization for Women rally in the 1970s, they never imagined they would team up to create one of the most iconic restaurants in our area, much less become the stars… Read More

Reporter’s Notebook – Memories of the ’69 Miracle Mets

In a professional writing career that spans six decades and encompasses three daily newspapers and one weekly, three books, and freelance articles for more than 50 publications, it’s still easy for me to zero in on the highlight—the New York… Read More

Up, Up, and Away – Flying Fans

While many Fairfielders devote their leisure hours to golf, others spend their free time in the air. Whether it’s a fascination with aviation, a career or wanderlust, this group of pilots confirms that flying is a viable hobby. People like… Read More

Time Machine- Playing around in a BMW i8

When BMW offered me its i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sportscar to participate in a recent Fairfield County road rally, I immediately knew who to call as my co-driver: Judy Stropus. Like the i8 in a sea of beige boring-mobiles, longtime Ridgefield… Read More

Galas Galore – An important part of keeping nonprofits going

The cultural season stretches well beyond the summer, filled not only by varied performances, but by scores of galas that build up momentum in May and taper off by October. Supporters select far in advance which to attend. Those choices… Read More

Riding High – Comedian John Mulaney is Hot

John Mulaney is in his West Village apartment, wiped out at 1 p.m. His dog Petunia is splayed on the wood floor in the next room. The air conditioner is cranked. You’d think they had just completed a half-marathon. Farthest… Read More

A Midsummer’s Dream – Albany Berkshire Ballet celebrates its 50th

It’s a full moon in the deep summer woods. Puck is out tonight, laughing invisibly with anyone who feels an unexpected rush when the air stirs. It smells warm and sweet and green before the rain, and the ferns are… Read More