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Table of Contents: July/August 2014


Best of the Gold Coast 2014   
The results of our annual reader’s poll are in! Our guide to the best in Fairfield County—according to you—dishes on top winners in food, drink, fashion, beauty and so much more  

Best of Stamford
We love the “City That Works” and it shows.
Learn who scored top wins and major upsets

Fire & Ice
by Beth Cooney
Pack your bags, hit the road and indulge— nearby five-star getaways that will have you basking in luxury in no time

Top Dentists 2014
Orthodontists, endodontists, pediatric specialists and more—the must-have list of 189 leading practitioners in six specialties in the area


Editor's Letter

Status Report
Buzz: Author Christopher Buckley; Pairing Cigars; Chelsea Piers; Palace Theatre Fall Preview
Shop: The Best Swimsuit For You; Citrus Fashion
Go: Connecticut Day Trips; Airplane Etiquette; Cadillac CTS Vsport
Do: Jazz Up July, Alive@Five; Mill River Park; Healthy Grilling; Gathering of the Vibes
Eat: F.I.S.H. Restaurant + Bar; Aarón Sánchez of Paloma

Scene Stealers
Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Fairfield County Community Foundation, King Low Heywood Thomas, Mill River Collaborative, New Covenant House of Hospitality, Planned Parenthood, Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford Public Education Foundation


Up Close
Jimmy Locust                                 

Dad About Town
Coasting Together                                

Finance Fix
Buying a Summer Home

Index of Advertisers

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  • Swimming Activities At The JCC


    Swim School at the J Mondays, Wednesdays or Sundays, September 9 – December 23, 2015 Grades K – 5. Where young children get a...

  • Leo Fuchs: Photography from Hollywood's Golden Age


    KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Leo Fuchs photography exhibited at Trovare...

  • A Billion Bricks: LEGO® Galactic Travels


    November 23, 2015 - February 7, 2016, Mon.- Sat. 9am-5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pmThe amazing LEGO® universe returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature...

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use


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  • Retired Men’s Club


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  • Blood Pressure Screening


    1st Tuesday of the month, Nov. 3, Dec. 1  9:45 – 11:15 am No appointment necessary. Conducted by a registered nurse. Compliments of...

  • #RaisingTodaysKids- Lecture by Josh Levs


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  • New Exhibition. Bjørn Okholm Skaarup: Carnival of the Animals


    October 31, 2015 - January 3, 2016 New Exhibition. Bjørn Okholm Skaarup: Carnival of the Animals Carnival of the Animals is Danish sculptor...

  • Terrific Tots!


    Wednesdays, Nov. 11 – Dec. 16, 9 am – 12 pm 15 – 22 months. Introduce your toddler to his or her first “drop-off” class experience....



    Uncork your creativity and let go with Masters and Mixers, the first paint and sip party host in Fairfield County! Adults who want to learn to...

  • Wonderful Ones


    Thursdays, Nov 12 – Dec. 17, 9:15 – 10:15 am 1 – 2 years. Join us for this Mommy/Daddy and Me Class led by Sandi Waldstreicher, JCC Sara...

  • Neshama Yoga


    Fridays, Sept. 11 – Dec. 18 (no class on Nov. 27), 9 – 10:30am Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality....

  • Shabbat with Sandi


    Fridays, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, 9:15 – 9:45 am Birth – 2 years (with parent). Come celebrate Shabbat with Sandi Waldstreicher,...

  • Publishing: Crafting a Strong Agent Cover Letter


    A workshop to help you write and revise a cover letter that will grab literary agents' attention. Participants will submit a sample cover letter...

  • Columbus Letter Comes Home


    Saturday, December 05, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm As part of the "Pages from Pequot" Special Collections exhibition, Exploring America: Christopher...

  • Kids’ Fun Night


    Saturday, December 5 • 6 – 8 pm Grades K – 6. Join us for a fun-filled evening with friends. We will make our own pizza bagels and watch a...



    Uncork your creativity and let go with Masters and Mixers, the first paint and sip party host in Fairfield County! Adults who want to learn to...

  • Build it Sundays!


    Sundays, December 6, 13, & 20, Noon - 4 pmCelebrate another amazing A Billion Bricks exhibition this December with our "Build It Sundays!" Create a...

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