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Experience Downtown Stamford

Posted On: Thursday, May 9th, 2019

If you’re looking for something to do in Stamford this weekend, you’re in luck! Stamford Downtown will be hosting Experience Downtown Stamford,  a new three-day event designed to highlight the charming downtown area and all that it has to offer. Here is some insight on what you can expect and experience.

Thursday, May 9

  • Join NOBU Florist at “An Afternoon of Design” and learn how to make beautiful flower arrangements just in time for Mother’s Day. Classes take place from 3 to 3:45 p.m. and 4 to 4:45 p.m. Spots are limited, so reserve ahead of time.
  • Get up-to-date on the latest fashion trends at the spring fashion show: Fashion Night Out. The event takes place at Stamford Town Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and features a DJ, a MC and local celebrity models.
  • Move and groove to some Bollywood music in Lantham Park. Stamford YMCA is hosting its “Bollywood” exercise class from 6 to 7 p.m. as part of the new Summer Vibes series that will continue throughout the summer
  • Stamford Art Association hosts the opening reception for its newest exhibition, “Far Away Places”. The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferguson Library Auditorium. (more…)

Downtown Stamford Attracts Ages 21 and Over

Posted On: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Downtown Stamford For Ages 21 and OverRight down the road from our apartment communities is the life and activity of downtown Stamford: a live, work, play community that offers something for everyone. Stamford features an abundance of restaurants, bars, performing arts centers and nightlife for a quick lunch or a night out with friends. While downtown Stamford is sure to please any and all audiences, there is a specific scene designed for ages 21 and over. (more…)

Taste Your Way Around Stamford

Posted On: Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Rest. WeekWhether you’re brand new to the Stamford area or if you’ve lived here for years, there are still certain restaurants and dishes you have yet to indulge on. With Stamford’s Winter Restaurant Week starting February 17, there is no better time to come in, warm up and take advantage of the delicious deals and meals you’ve been missing!

For two weeks, over 20 restaurants around downtown Stamford will be offering prix fixe lunches and dinners to accommodate various tastes and budgets. Lunch prices range from $10.17 to $20.17, and dinner ranges from $15.17 to $35.17. Although all menus have not been released, we have a list complied of the price points and restaurants that are participating: (more…)

Arts & Crafts on Bedford in Stamford Downtown

Posted On: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Arts and Crafts on BedfordIf you are looking for something fun to do with your family and friends, then plan on joining Stamford Downtown this weekend on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18 for the annual Arts & Crafts on Bedford event. Arts & Crafts on Bedford is an annual arts and crafts show that is held here in downtown Stamford on tree-lined Bedford Street, which is surrounded by beautiful café patios. All who attend will have the chance to shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street and dine along the extended sidewalk café.

In addition to the shops and dining, you don’t want to miss out on the Imagination Station presented by the Stamford Museum and Nature Center and the Bartlett Arboretum. There will be hands-on activities for kids including seeing and petting farm animals, crafts and more! (more…)

Why Stamford is the City for You

Posted On: Monday, June 13th, 2016

Why Stamford is the City for YouWhy is Stamford the city for you? Stamford, more specifically Stamford Downtown, is a vibrant and inviting place with something to do all throughout the year. The city is host to some of the best events around and is called home by more than 80 different shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. It is also a place with many job opportunities that will allow you to have a great quality of life. Stamford is definitely the place to be; all that is missing is YOU!

To give you a glimpse into what it is like to live in this exciting city, here are some of our favorite things about Stamford:


There are always fun events going on in Stamford that our residents love to go to throughout the year. One of them is Wednesday Nite Live (formerly known as Jazz-Up July), which is a summer concert series held in Stamford at Columbus Park every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in July. Another event is the Alive@Five Outdoor Summer Concert Series. This is another concert series held in Stamford at Columbus Park this summer on Thursdays for those 21 and older. Lastly, Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit every summer called Art in Public Places, where artists’ works are displayed throughout downtown for the city to enjoy. These are just a few of the events residents in Stamford enjoy all throughout the year. (more…)

Wednesday Nite Live in Stamford

Posted On: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Wednesday Nite Live in Stamford DowntownStamford Downtown is the place to be this summer! With so many events and concert series going on every week, this summer in Stamford is looking to be one for the books. Starting July 6, the Wednesday Nite Live concert series (formerly known as Jazz-Up July) will kick off in a big way. Columbus Park is where you want to be every Wednesday in July at 6:30 p.m. for this outdoor summer concert series. Live music from national and regional headliners will take the stage to perform for you, your family and friends. It is sure to be a great and fun time for all who attend!

The dates and artists that will be performing are:

  • July 6, 2016: The Temptations
  • July 13, 2016: The 5th Dimension
  • July 20, 2016: George Benson
  • July 27, 2016: Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo on the “We Live For Love” Tour (more…)

2016 Alive@Five Outdoor Summer Concert Series in Stamford

Posted On: Friday, June 3rd, 2016

2016 Alive@Five Outdoor Summer Concert Series in StamfordFrom July 7 through August 11, 2016, Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown will host the Alive @ Five Outdoor Summer Concert Series every Thursday evening at 5 p.m. Live music from national and regional headliners will be performing for all who attend. This annual event is a local favorite, and will definitely be a highlight of your summer as you enjoy the great music, fun dancing and amazing times!

The dates and artists that will be performing at Alive @ Five are:

  • July 7, 2016: O.A.R.
  • July 14, 2016: Hanson
  • July 21, 2016: Third Eye Blind
  • July 28, 2016: Eric Hutchinson
  • August 4, 2016: Easton Corbin
  • August 11, 2016: CeeLo Green

After you get off work, make your way to Columbus Park for a great time. You must be 21 or older with photo identification to attend, and it costs $10 to attend if you arrive before 6 p.m. and $15 after. It is a rain or shine event, so don’t miss out on all the fun! For more information about this concert series in Stamford Downtown, visit Stamford Downtown’s website.

Stamford Downtown always has something to do. The city continues to be the place for events and exhibits throughout the summer and all year long. Our Stamford apartments are near a variety of shopping and entertainment destinations in downtown that are easily accessible. For more information about our apartments in Stamford Downtown, visit www.CTBestApts.com or call or text leasing consultant Desiree at 203-223-1665.

Brews on Bedford in Stamford Downtown

Posted On: Friday, May 20th, 2016

2016 Brews on Bedford in Stamford DowntownSampling great beers, listening to live music, eating great food and playing fun games are all waiting for you at the Brews on Bedford event in Stamford Downtown. On Saturday, June 11, local, regional and national craft brews will be available to sample at Latham Park on Bedford Street. From 1 to 5 p.m., be sure to make your way to Stamford Downtown so you don’t miss this event.

For ages 21 and over, this event allows you to sample beers from all around the country and enjoy live music and games such as corn hole, giant Jenga and more. Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $35 the day of the event at the gate if tickets are still available. With entry, you will receive a souvenir beer mug and six 4-ounce beer samples. For additional samples, it will cost $2 each at the event.

Photo identification will be required for admission, and it is a rain or shine event. To purchase your tickets in advance, visit Brews on Bedford’s ticket website. For more information on events like this in Stamford Downtown, visit www.stamford-downtown.com.

Stamford Downtown always has something to do, and is a hot spot for events and exhibits throughout the summer and all year long. Our Stamford apartments are near a variety of shopping and entertainment destinations in downtown that are easily accessible. For more information about our apartment communities in Stamford Downtown, visit www.CTBestApts.com or call or text leasing consultant Desiree at 203-223-1665.

Stamford Winter Restaurant Weeks to Return in 2016

Posted On: Monday, February 15th, 2016

Stamford Downtown Winter Restaurant Weeks to Return in 2016 from Feb. 22 through March 6Two weeks of unique meals and deals await you this winter when the widely-loved and highly-anticipated Winter Restaurant Weeks event returns to Stamford Downtown from February 22 through March 6.

More than 30 restaurants in Downtown Stamford will be serving special multi-course lunch and dinner meals that accommodate various tastes and budgets. Lunch prices range from $10.16 to $20.16 and dinner ranges from $15.16 to $35.16, so there’s sure to be something for anyone to enjoy. Also, new this year to Winter Restaurant Weeks is the option for you to bring back your receipts from March 7 through March 31 for a complimentary cocktail or special offer!

To get your mouth watering before the event, here is a lineup of the participating restaurants, by the fixed prices:

$10.16 Lunch and $15.16 Dinner

  • Franklin Street Works Cafe
  • Volta Gelateria Creperia

$12.16 Lunch and $25.16 Dinner

  • Acuario Restaurant
  • BarBQ
  • Barrel House
  • Brother Jimmy’s BBQ
  • Cantina Southwest Grill
  • Capriccio Café
  • Fin II Japanese Restaurant
  • Gastro Bar (more…)

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Posted On: Friday, December 11th, 2015

Healthy Holiday Eating TipsThe holidays are a time for being with friends and family, reliving treasured memories, making new traditions and of course, eating tons of delicious food. It’s no surprise that sometimes we might indulge just a little too much in our favorite foods, but we’ve gathered some tips to help you combat the inevitable holiday weight gain and perhaps get you started on that New Year’s resolution.

-Offer to bring food. By volunteering to bring a dish or two of your own to a gathering, you can ensure that there are at least a couple healthy options for you to indulge in.

-Don’t hang by the snacks. When you’re standing around, especially when you’re within arm’s length of the snack table, it can be easy to mindlessly munch pre-dinner. Instead, catch up with loved ones you haven’t seen in a while or help the host with anything he or she might need. The busier you are the better! (more…)