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. Fairfield Community Theater
    The fate of downtown Fairfield’s icon hangs in the balance
  2. Top Teachers of Fairfield Living
    We talked to the Top Teachers and the Top Teens who nominated them
  3. Mill River's Keeper
    Long-time resident and environmentalist Joy Shaw on Fairfield's Mill River
  4. English Beat: “Fairfield, here we come.”
    Beat vocalist and guitarist Dave Wakeling talks fave Fairfield traditions, philanthropy through music, and the band’s fan-fueled upcoming album.
  5. Hana Tokyo
    New hibachi restaurant and sushi bar is the latest addition to the Fairfield restaurant scene.

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