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Senior living has gone gourmet, high tech and green

Maplewood Senior Living

Finding a retirement community for mom or dad can be overwhelming. But one thing that can make your decision easier is whether or not that place is environmentally friendly. That’s where Maplewood Senior Living in Southport comes in. Wetland preservation tops the list at this new facility scheduled to open in June. The community sits [...]read moreSenior living has gone gourmet, high tech and green

Why Table Tennis (Ping Pong) is a growing sport

Table Tennis - Ping Pong

Dyllian Gonzalez, 63, learned to play table tennis in her native Puerto Rico and played at a high level in national events until taking a break. Now she’s a regular at Fairfield Table Tennis Club, where she is known for not backing down to anyone when she gets onto a table. “This is one game [...]read moreWhy Table Tennis (Ping Pong) is a growing sport

How local kids created an Engineering Toy company

Engineering Toys from 3DuxDesigns

What do you get when you combine one part inspiration, one part innovation, and a third part imagination? 3DuxDesign is the brainchild of Fairfield Warde High School graduate and current Washington University freshman Ayana Klein and her brother Ethan, now a sophomore at FWHS. Their company creates fun, kid-friendly architecture kits which show how art [...]read moreHow local kids created an Engineering Toy company

A Lot of Burrata – Fairfield places that specialize in the art of cheese

Cheese making

What do you call a fad that never went away? Burrata. Yeah, that’s kind of cheesy, but it’s true. A handful of years ago burrata hit the restaurant scene and everyone was all over it. That explosive, oozy pocket of straticella was everywhere—with veggies, paired with the sweetness of a seasonal fruit, spread all over [...]read moreA Lot of Burrata – Fairfield places that specialize in the art of cheese

Taste of Fairfield WinterFest–This culinary event returns on Sunday, Jan 27

WinterFest

TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine is proud to bring the Taste of Fairfield to the community once again––this time indoors with WinterFest! Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will  serve their signature cuisine and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. Plus great entertainment. The venue is the lavish Brooklawn Country Club, [...]read moreTaste of Fairfield WinterFest–This culinary event returns on Sunday, Jan 27

2018 Independent Schools Guide––CT, NY, MA

Below is a list of all the schools in the area. It includes public, private, all girls, all boys and special needs designations on the listing. Apple Blossom School & Family Center Wilton, CT Nursery – K, 203-493-4003, appleblossomschool.org Apple Blossom offers formal parent/child programs based on the Waldorf method of education, which seeks to [...]read more2018 Independent Schools Guide––CT, NY, MA

Defining Garden Spaces

Surveying your yard you realize your landscaping is looking a little sad. Don’t despair. You can blend the utility of an outdoor space and the beauty of a landscaped yard with some proper planning. Most spaces created by Jeff Kuffel, a landscape architect with Hoffman Landscapes, fall into one of two categories: areas designed for [...]read moreDefining Garden Spaces

Bugged: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Don’t laugh, but I’m terrified of spiders, especially when I can see the whites of their eyes. True story: One morning years ago, while brushing my teeth, I saw an eight-legged creature—I swear it was the size of my head—moseying across the bottom of the bathtub. Screaming, I ran into the hall, slammed the door [...]read moreBugged: The good, the bad, and the ugly

House Under Siege: When your garden turns against you–and how to prevent it

It seemed like a good idea at the time. One fine spring morning soon after we moved into our abode in 1994, I strolled out to the backyard to get better acquainted with the place, and what I saw was not pretty. Oh, the house was a joy—bright, newly renovated, a stunner. Not so the [...]read moreHouse Under Siege: When your garden turns against you–and how to prevent it

Fairfield Resident Gets to be the Star of the Animated Movie “Anastasia”

If you’ve ever seen the 20th Century Fox movie Anastasia you’ll instantly recognize the female protagonist with fiery red hair. Anastasia is the beautiful, clever, and adventurous girl fictionalized in this 1997 love story about the daughter of the last Russian Czar. But did you know that Fairfield has its own Anastasia? Anna Pelletier, a longtime [...]read moreFairfield Resident Gets to be the Star of the Animated Movie “Anastasia”

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