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We’ve Got Answers – What’s the history of the Norfolk Music Shed?

Like a wooden siren, the Norfolk Music Shed on the grounds of the Yale Summer School of Music lures thousands of visitors each summer to hear music presented by various artists. The Music Shed was designed by famed architect E. K. Rossiter for Ellen and Carl Stoeckel. It opened its doors on June 6, 1906, [...]read moreWe’ve Got Answers – What’s the history of the Norfolk Music Shed?

We’ve Got Answers – Where can I go for some self-care?

Let’s face it. In order to operate at our optimum level—it’s important to take care of ourselves emotionally, physically, and mentally. One could argue that a little self-pampering kills all three of those birds with one stone. Here in Litchfield County two of the most luxurious old standbys for self-pampering are the renowned Mayflower Inn [...]read moreWe’ve Got Answers – Where can I go for some self-care?

Berkshire 25 Nominations

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Berkshire Magazine is proud is celebrate The 25 Most Creative, Most Dedicated and Most Influential individuals in our town. Deadline: July 1, 2019 – Honorees featured in the September issue of Berkshire Magazine Click for nomination form      

Gault Hosts Healthy Homes: Green & Sustainable Solutions – June 26

Wine reception and presentation Gault Family Companies has been serving communities in Fairfield County for more than 150 years. They are hosting an informative free event on green and sustainable solutions to help you achieve a healthier home. You are invited to attend this event as our guest: Healthy Homes: Green & Sustainable Solutions Hosted [...]read moreGault Hosts Healthy Homes: Green & Sustainable Solutions – June 26

Behind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

Fran Weissler

“We chose to move out here to get rid of the tension of New York City—which I adore, by the way,” recalls Fran Weissler, of the weekend home she shares in Waccabuc with her husband and business partner, Barry. “When I met Barry, I was 37, and he was 26, and I had two kids. [...]read moreBehind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

A Lifelong Love — For this couple, Water is the Common Ground

The Nivolos

The Nivolos are avid anglers. Heck, one of their first dates was a fishing excursion. Jesse grew up in the outdoors fishing and hunting with his dad Jim, as did his wife, who gladly tagged along with her parents Andy and Lori Repko, both of whom were avid boaters and ocean anglers. She and her [...]read moreA Lifelong Love — For this couple, Water is the Common Ground

Ten Minutes With a Teen Activist — Kian Tortorello-Allen

Kian Tortorello-Allen is an 18-year-old trans senior at Fox Lane High School who is an LGBTQ and racial equity activist. A Mount Kisco native, he is active with Fox Lane’s Gender Sexuality Race Alliance (GSRA) and on the national level with the Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Beyond his activism, Tortorello-Allen is a [...]read moreTen Minutes With a Teen Activist — Kian Tortorello-Allen

Mah-Jongg Mania

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It began with a small gathering of curious folks, and then the word spread. After a few years, the Bedford-based group totaled 220. The enthusiasts aren’t “ladies who lunch,” and they don’t “do coffee” unless their shared time includes four of them—and a few rounds of Mah-Jongg. This 19th-century game is now bonding new and [...]read moreMah-Jongg Mania

Straight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

Stop by The Kitchen Table in Scotts Corners, and you’ll undoubtedly meet a recent import from Brooklyn Heights or Williamsburg, drawn to the popular café by the best cup of coffee in town. “Brooklynites pride themselves on being adventurous,” says pre-school teacher Erin Joslyn, who together with her husband, Greg, a media-company executive, bought a [...]read moreStraight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

Readers Choice Awards 2019 – Litchfield County

The votes are in and we are delighted to announce the Readers Choice Awards for 2019. More than 1,000 people participated in the online survey where participants were asked to name their favorites in more than 100 categories. Readers shared their favorite romantic restaurant, place to hike, to work out, to beautify, to shop, and [...]read moreReaders Choice Awards 2019 – Litchfield County

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