Table of Contents: July/August 2014


Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut
text by Christy Colasurdo
Finally! We reveal the winners of our tenth annual reader survey of the best shops, restaurants, services and more across Fairfield County.

Best of Fairfield   
Who did our readers pick for Fairfield’s best places for seafood, fine jewelry, gardening needs, fitness studios and more? Here are the results!

Prosek Country
by Tim Dumas
Head off the beaten paths and see the natural side of Fairfield through the eyes of writer and artist James Prosek.
Plus: Naturalist pioneer Mabel Osgood Wright, who, with Annie Burr Jennings, founded Birdcraft, a sanctuary. Now, in its centennial year, undergoing a beautiftul and major renovation.

Radio Days
by Tom Connor
WSHU, a small station with big ambitions, celebrates a milestone: thirty years. The nonprofit fills the air with news, commentary and music.

Top Dentists
Here’s a reason to smile—a dentist
you can trust. Find a pro who comes with
the recommendation of his or her peers.


Editor's Letter   

Status Report
Buzz: Bees; Pure Barre; Only in L.A.
Shop: Shopping Fairfield; Fab Finds
Go: Lime Rock; Woodstock; R.I.; Cuba
Home: Copper Mill Kitchen (above); No. 299; Farrow & Ball
Do: Fairfield Family Fun Fest; Scavenger Hunt; open-water swimming; PMC; Vibes  
Eat: Craft 260
Fairfield at 375: The Burrs
Culture: Art galleries

People & Places
TeamBrent; IMAGES; Pink Pom Pom Project; Hearts Full of Spring; Student Achievement Awards

Finance Fix Buying a summer house

Index of Advertisers

Then & Now

Most Popular Articles

  1. The Former Stratfield Market
    Home of the former Stratfield Market has a new tenant
  2. Fairfield Town Party
    Second Annual Fairfield Town Party
  3. Former US Post Office
    The newly renovated former US Post Office secures new tenants!
  4. The Ex-Exide Site Cleans Up Its Act
    What’s going on with the large grassy field located at 2190 Post Road?
  5. Crime Against Candy
    Theft of 50¢ Blow Pop is brought to justice.

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