||Mac It Takes Comfort Food to the Next Level
Norwalk, CT - Published on April 18 2014 11:49:45 PM
Since Mac It in Norwalk opened its doors on Main Street in September, it has continued to dish up 12 different gourmet macaroni and cheese dishes to satisfy any hungry customer's taste.
"I'm getting the vegetable mac n cheese, which I had once before and it's still my top favorite."
"We wanted to do things to reach different...
Found in: Food/Dining
||Access Health CT Doubles Initial Enrollment Goal
Stamford, CT - Published on April 18 2014 05:10:47 PM
Access Health Connecticut’s final tally for initial enrollment is in. The State’s health exchange has enrolled more than 200,000 residents with insurance, doubling Connecticut’s initial enrollment goal.
“I am extremely pleased that over 200,000 individuals and families in Connecticut have been able to find affordable health plans through...
Found in: Health/Fitness, Politics/gov
||Obama Honors Norwalker for Solar Energy Work
Norwalk, CT - Published on April 18 2014 05:11:53 PM
Jessica Bailey of Norwalk has been named one of the 10 “Champions for Change” selected by President Barack Obama for her efforts to expand solar energy usage in Connecticut. On Thursday Congressman Jim Himes congratulated Bailey, the director of (C-PACE) Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy at the Clean Energy Finance and...
Found in: Environment/Nature, Politics/gov
||Weekly Wrap Up: April 18
Greenwich, CT - Published on April 18 2014 04:50:15 PM
Here's a look at what made news this week:
The Commuter Action Group asked Metro North commuters to grade the railroad in an online survey and the results averaged out a D+. Although the survey was in no way scientific, it allowed commuters to speak for themselves.
"The largest concern commuters had was that the train is not running on time...
Found in: Weekly Wrap Up
||DiMare Pastry Shop, a Sweet Tradition
Stamford, CT - Published on April 18 2014 07:00:12 PM
Tucked inside Stamford's Springdale neighborhood is a bustling bakery.
"This year, Passover is the same week as Easter week, so it's been crazy," said Sabrina DiMare Taylor, co-owner of DiMare Pastry Shop.
From coconut macaroons to Easter bread, Di Mare Pasty Shop is busy baking this season's staples.
The Di Mare family's been running...
Found in: Food/Dining, Holidays
||Traditional Easter Bread Made with a Kick of Flavor
Norwalk, CT - Published on April 18 2014 07:49:34 AM
An Easter baked staple is just around the corner.
"It used to be that you couldn't eat eggs after lent for forty days, so when Easter came around, everybody wanted to eat eggs again and you were allowed to eat eggs."
Bakers at Stew Leonard's in Norwalk have been baking and braiding easter bread for over 20 years.
"The braiding part is done...
Found in: Holidays
||Music Theater of Connecticut's Final Act in Westport
Westport, CT - Published on April 18 2014 07:42:42 AM
Down these stairs, you will find hidden The Music Theater of Connecticut; where it's found its home for more than 20 years. Now, it's moving to Norwalk, leaving behind history and memories. But, not before putting on it's last show: "The Fantasticks".
"Of all the shows it could have been this really is the definitive show to be closing this...
Found in: Arts/Culture
||Girl Scouts Learn Money Management From Pros
Stamford, CT - Published on April 18 2014 03:00:47 PM
When you think of girl scouts, you might think of fundraisers and cookie sales, but on Thursday, a group a girl scouts learned just what to do with their dough during a financial literacy workshop organized by Merrill Lynch in Stamford.
"Together we've established what the best way is to engage girls and keep them focused," says Ellyn...
Found in: Business/Economy
||Enjoying the Great Outdoors
Stamford, CT - Published on April 17 2014 04:56:34 PM
Many children are off from school this week and enjoying the great outdoors at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. The museum's annual "Take a Hike Week" features nature walks for kids and adults.
Lisa Monachelli, the museum's education program manager, says it's a great way for families to explore.
If you're looking for other ways to...
||Gluten Free in South Norwalk
Norwalk, CT - Published on April 17 2014 10:14:44 PM
When you think Italian, gluten free isn't the first thing that comes to mind.
But Strada 18 in South Norwalk is changing that. "The thing was, the public was really starting to demand it,"said Chef David Raymer, chef and partner at Strada 18 on 122 Washington Street in Norwalk. Chef David Raymer spent a over 6 months, creating the doughs...