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See STOMP in NYC and Save with Groupon – Available for a Limited Time Only!

Posted On: Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Stomp at Orpheum TheatreGroupon is offering an incredible deal on tickets to see STOMP at New York City’s Orpheum Theatre. For a limited time only, Groupon will have tickets available for only $49, which is 44 percent off the original ticket price! Located just a 45-minute train ride from Stamford apartments, this quick trip to New York City is a perfect opportunity to see one of the best musicals in the nation.

STOMP has been captivating audiences across the nation since 1994, combining a unique mixture of instruments to create a stirring percussion performance. This Off Broadway show is comprised of a rotating cast of eight talented performers, who use creative and fun methods to build rhythms throughout the show.  (more…)

Regent Theater in SoNo Scheduled for Massive Renovation

Posted On: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

SoNo Regent Theater

Bow Tie SoNo Regent Theater in Southern Norwalk (SoNo) will be undergoing a large-scale renovation in the coming months to provide a new selection of amenities and dining options.  Scheduled to begin in March or April 2015, this “top-to-bottom” overhaul is intended to provide moviegoers with an enhanced overall experience.

In the upcoming makeover, the worn-out auditoriums and lobby sections of SoNo Regent will be replaced with top-quality movie theater amenities. New features will include luxury recliner stadium seating, options for reserved seating in all eight auditoriums, new auditorium décor, new concession stands, new lobby and restrooms, and new menus for food and beverage selections. The upcoming lobby will offer a delicious variety of food options rarely seen in movie theaters, including gourmet Panini sandwiches, quesadillas and personal pizzas made fresh to order, as well as a full bar serving beer, wine and multiple varieties of liquor drinks. (more…)

Enjoy a Taste of New Haven at the Indoor Winter Farmer’s Market

Posted On: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

New Haven Winter Farmers MarketExperience a taste of the local community at the City Seed indoor Winter Farmer’s Market. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., guests can stop by New Haven’s Metropolitan Business Center to purchase and sample a wide variety of homegrown and homemade goods – and enjoy some shelter from the cold!

Featuring over 20 local farmers, artisans and guest vendors, the Winter Farmer’s Market has become a popular event for hundreds of area residents and visitors. Fresh produce includes fresh fruit such as apples, pears and dried fruit, and a wide variety of homegrown greens and winter vegetables. Dairy products include butter, cheese, cream, eggs and milk, while meat products include all natural, humanely raised beef, pork, goat, chicken, lamb and seafood. (more…)

Exclusive Q&A with Award-Winning Artist Leslie Wayne

Posted On: Monday, January 26th, 2015

Art by Leslie WayneJoin Franklin Street Works on Jan. 31 for an exclusive lecture and Q&A with Leslie Wayne, an award-winning New York Painter. The artist will discuss her work in the featured exhibition “About Like So: The Influence of Painting” at 4 p.m., followed by a casual Q&A and gathering at 5:00 p.m.

Leslie Wayne’s collection, entitled Paint/Rags, is part of Franklin Street Works’ current exhibition, “About Like So: The Influence of Painting.” Wayne’s collection features three-dimensional paintings that are characterized by their appearance as painted fabrics draped over hooks on a wall. Despite their outward appearance, these works do not actually contain any fabric or canvas, but are comprised entirely of paint. (more…)

Visit Maritime Aquarium for Annual Chocolate Expo

Posted On: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Chocolate Expo near Norwalk ApartmentsMaritime Aquarium is giving away free chocolate! On Sunday, Jan. 25, the Aquarium will be using its galleries and IMAX® Theater lobby to host a Chocolate Expo. The event will feature multiple vendors, free samples and cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs – all included in the price of your Aquarium admission.

Featuring over 40 vendors, the Expo is one of the largest consumer-oriented chocolate events in the nation. Expo producer Marvin Baum compares the event to a wine tasting in which guests have the opportunity to sample chocolates, talk to the chef who made them and then purchase them directly. Products will range from traditional treats, such as chocolate tarts and chocolate-covered pretzels, to the gourmet, such as chocolate balsamic dressing and chocolate-covered bacon. Additionally, some vendors will include specialty foods, a few non-chocolate baked goods and bath products such as chocolate-scented soaps. (more…)

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Hosts Winter Break Out Day

Posted On: Monday, January 12th, 2015

Monday, Jan. 19, most schools will be closed for Martin Luther King Day, but you don’t have to take a break from education completely! Join Stamford Museum & Nature Center on Monday for its fun and interactive event, Winter Break Out Day: How’s It Move? From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stamford Museum & Nature Center will provide a variety of activities that are perfect for parents and children to enjoy on their day off.

Winter Break Out Day will offer young explorers fascinating opportunities to learn about the science behind movement, providing a vast selection of activities and topics. Explore the motion of animals, including horses, snakes and tarantulas, or observe the constellations of the winter sky in the planetarium.  (more…)

Experience Monumental History at the New Haven Museum

Posted On: Friday, January 9th, 2015

Deane Keller, photograph, circa 1951. Deane Keller papers (MS 1685), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.In 2014, George Clooney and an all-star cast brought the story of The Monuments Men to life on the big screen. Based on a true story, the Monuments Men was a team of scholars, historians, architects and other experts that sought to retrieve countless pieces of art that had been stolen by the Nazis during World War II.  Deane Keller, a painter and professor art at Yale University was among the Monuments Men sent to Europe. Located approximately 10 minutes away from the Branford apartments at Montoya, individuals now have the opportunity to learn more about the Monuments Men and Deane Keller with a special exhibit on display at the New Haven Museum.

Featuring paintings and drawings by Keller, the exhibit also highlights his time in World War II with photographic reproductions of material he collected while serving as a Monuments Men in Italy. Items include his military identity card, Army uniform patch, dog tags, Fascist propaganda posters, soldier guidebooks and photos of the artwork. Following his time as a Monuments Men, Keller returned to New Haven and his job as a professor. Additionally, he became a successful portrait painter and many of his works can be seen throughout New Haven. (more…)

Get Fit for the New Year at Hamden/North Haven YMCA

Posted On: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Get Fit near Hamden ApartmentsAs we ring in a New Year, many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions. For Hamden residents that vow to live a healthier lifestyle in 2015, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is offering a fantastic deal. From now until Jan. 7, 2015, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is waiving joiner fees for new members. That is up to $100 in savings! From individual to family memberships, there is something for everyone at The Y.

So, what does a membership at the Hamden/North Haven YMCA include? Here is a list of the amenities available: (more…)

Spacious Stamford Apartments Perfect for Roommates or Families at The Townhouse

Posted On: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Stamford Apartment Renovations at The TownhouseSearching for an apartment can seem like a daunting task, especially when you are searching for the perfect place for you and a roommate or your family. For renters looking to rent a two bedroom/two bathroom apartment, The Townhouse Apartments in Stamford is THE place to look!

Highlights of the two bedroom/two bathroom apartments at The Townhouse Apartments include contemporary kitchens, ample closet space, washers/dryers, hardwood floors and private terraces. Select apartments also include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and private on-suite bathrooms with double sinks and walk-in closets. In addition to being well-designed for everyday life, these spacious apartments are perfect for hosting dinner or entertaining friends and family. (more…)

Winter Weather Doesn’t Slow Down the Fun at Chelsea Piers in Stamford

Posted On: Monday, December 29th, 2014

Chelsea Piers ConnecticutWhen the temperatures outside drop below freezing, don’t lock the doors and hibernate for winter. Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers a variety of indoor activities that provide fun for the entire family, even when the weather outside is frightful.

From tennis to ice skating there are opportunities for children and adults to get active this winter, just in time for fitness New Year resolutions. Indoor activities available at Chelsea Piers include: (more…)