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Green Awards Nominations

Green Awards

The Green Awards recognize businesses, non-profits, and individuals who are leading the local fight to protect the environment while also creating a sustainable social and economic community. The winners will be honored in five of the TownVibe Magazines and at a reception/ceremony. To nominate an organization or individual simply fill-out the form. Click for nomination Read More

Ten Minutes With Director of the Sacred Heart Community Theater–Bill Harris

Bill Harris, a Sacred Heart University adjunct professor of communications and media studies, producer-in-residence and member of the university’s board of visitors, has been appointed the new director of the Sacred Heart University Community Theater in Fairfield. Harris, who has a long career in television and film and is also co-owner of Pyewackitt Productions, and… Read More

Busy Coach, Big Heart–Red Sox host the Red Storm Challengers

Brian Markham is a loving husband, devoted father of three, and he earns his livelihood as co-owner of TSS Holdings, LLC, a placement agency specializing in intel and light manufacturing personnel. For the past dozen or so years, he has dedicated much of his limited free time to coaching his children’s tee-ball, baseball, and basketball… Read More

History Revealed–The 1637 Battle of Pequot Swamp

Strolling through Southport today, it’s easy to see the historic homes and to get a sense of the rich history of the area. But less obvious is the fact that just underfoot—in backyards, parks and woodsy parts of the area—is a much more complicated history, evidenced by musket balls, buttons, and items dating as far… Read More

A Walk Back in Time–Village Holiday House Tour Inspires

While walking her dog around the Stratfield neighborhood each evening, Liz Kohm often finds herself lingering in front of certain houses, wondering about their history. The story of her own Stratfield home, a Queen Anne Victorian built in 1909, is also always on her mind. When an 1850 Greek Revival house across the street was… Read More

Fairfield’s Christmas Tree Festival Endures

In 1981 some charity-minded locals found themselves brainstorming a way to raise money for the Barnum Festival, Bridgeport’s annual event to celebrate local business. The group, including longtime Fairfield resident Carol Wheeler, quickly came up with an idea they called The Festival of Trees. The plan was to decorate the Burr Mansion in holiday splendor… Read More

More Than Stores–The SoNo Collection Mall on I-95

Imagine spending your lunch hour in a light-filled space, surrounded by giant murals hand-painted by local artists while strong wi-fi powers your laptop. A contemporary-art museum, trendy co-working space? No. The mall. The SoNo Collection, which recently opened in South Norwalk. The stacked boxes that announce themselves from I-95 contain 700,000 square feet filled with… Read More

Power of Being Kind…to Yourself—The Science of Self-Compassion

“’Tis the season to be jolly.” That’s what the song says, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Between the days getting shorter, shopping for the “perfect” gift, and family gatherings to attend (or not having gatherings to attend), there can be feelings of anxiety instead of peace. How does one navigate the… Read More

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Wondering what to give this holiday season? We have an outstanding guide of local goodies to choose from! Browse our special gift guide––featuring Eco-friendly items, local liquor, CBD, gift cards, getaways, entertainment, hostess gifts, unique items and more! Take a look!                    … 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

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