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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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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 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… Read More

She Loves It and She Lists It – For Her Family and Yours

Beginning her career in real estate ten years ago, Susan Vanech launched her business by personally investing in real estate. A year later she began helping others do the same. Having a clear vision and seeing the potential in a… Read More

Friendsgiving

What’s a nice girl from Indiana doing in Fairfield? Sharing her creativity and myriad talents with others, for one thing. Connie Cusick has spent the past 20 years building her own businesses and creating objects that bring beauty and inspiration… Read More

Healthy Chompers–Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth Is a Must

Have you brushed your dog’s teeth today? The few times I tried it with my Labs, they ate the toothpaste and wouldn’t let me get the brush in. Epic fail. Whether you brush, give them dental chews, or pay a… Read More
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