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Litchfield 25

TownVibe / Litchfield Magazine hosts the Litchfield 25 reception and ceremony on Thursday, July 11 from 6pm-8pm. The Litchfield 25 reception and ceremony honors a select group of the Most Dedicated, Most Creative, and Most Influential Individuals as featured in the July/August issue of Litchfield Magazine. Each brings forward the best of what humanity has… Read More

SoNo Comes North

It has all the characteristics of a hip and happening eatery. It’s down a side alley, with stylish, authentic decor, and a bustling bar scene, appealing menu, and professional service. Tablao Wine Bar & Restaurant has all that, achieving this a few short nights after opening in late May. Tablao is a Spanish-Mediterranean-style dining destination… Read More

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 More

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 More

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 More

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 More

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 More

Litchfield Celebrates its 300th Anniversary

Litchfield Heart-of-Town

It all began back in 1719 when the town was first established by John Marsh and John Buell. Land was set aside for just three buildings: the Congregational church, a school, and a house for the minister. And a town called Litchfield was born. A lot has transpired since then, but the iconic church is… Read More

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 More

Mah-Jongg Mania


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 More