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Winter at the Beach in Norwalk

Posted On: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Norwalk BeachesLooking for a little winter vacation? While a warm and sunny destination is a great way to escape the winter blues, there’s also something special about cold-destination beaches in the wintertime. Norwalk is home to two fantastic beaches, Calf Pasture and Shady Beach, both of which offer dramatic landscapes and winter experiences of a lifetime. Norwalk is also near other popular attractions like Jennings Beach, Sherwood Island State Park and Maritime Aquarium. (more…)

Two-Bedroom Townhomes at Morningside Gardens

Posted On: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Norwalk If you are looking for a townhome in the Norwalk, Connecticut area and want to be in a community with excellent apartment amenities near some of the best shopping, dining and entertainment options Norwalk offers, then Morningside Gardens’ two-bedroom townhomes are the ideal place to begin your search.

The townhomes at Morningside Gardens showcase two stories, two bedrooms, one bath and plenty of space to come home to after enjoying everything Norwalk has to offer. Residents are welcomed into a large living room that is perfect for unwinding after a long day or enjoying hosting friends and family. The kitchen and dining room are open to each other and are ideal for everyday functionality and entertaining. (more…)

Norwalk’s 40th Annual Oyster Festival

Posted On: Thursday, September 7th, 2017

While most people see Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, in Norwalk the celebration always begins the weekend after Labor Day at the annual Oyster Festival. The 40th annual Norwalk Oyster Festival returns Friday, September 8th through Sunday the 10th at the Norwalk Veteran’s Memorial Park on Norwalk Harbor near Long Island Sound.

Headlining the entertainment lineup this year will be Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot. Current Billy Joel band members, Mike DelGuidice, Tommy Bynres and Chuck Burgi will be performing Billy Joel music. This is the only show endorsed by Billy Joel, performed by his members and handpicked by Billy Joel himself. (more…)

Experience Norwalk’s Beaches in the Winter

Posted On: Monday, January 30th, 2017

winter beachAre you snuggled up on the couch dreaming of summer at the beach? While jetting off somewhere warm and sunny is a great way to escape the winter blues, there’s also something special about cold-destination beaches in the wintertime. Norwalk is home to two fantastic beaches, Calf Pasture and Shady Beach, both of which offer dramatic landscapes and winter experiences of a lifetime.

While the beach and town may be a bit quieter in the winter, there are still plenty of restaurants, shops and museums to visit. Even the ocean itself is different during the colder months of the year. There’s no better time to marvel at the breaking waves and enjoy a peaceful sunset. These beaches are often overlooked and yet they’re just as much fun, less crowded and easier to get to than the overly crowded, expensive beaches in New York or New Jersey. (more…)

CTBest Apartments Offers Special Incentives

Posted On: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

From its rich history and beautiful sights to its amazing restaurants and education opportunities, there's so much to love about Branford!Your budget is always an important factor when making the decision on where to live and which apartment to rent. One way to help with costs and to get better deals is to look for special incentives that apartment communities are offering. At CTBest Apartments, we want to help you get into one of our apartments, so we are almost always offering special incentives that can make moving even easier!

At our Branford apartments, residents enjoy living in a seaside town, where they have several parks and trails for their recreation needs and plenty of delicious dining spots. Our apartments here offer one or two bedrooms, resident controlled heat and central air conditioning, contemporary kitchens and spacious bathrooms. To learn more about special incentives here at the Montoya community in Branford, click here. (more…)

Why We Love Morningside Gardens

Posted On: Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Morningside GardensLocated on the Connecticut shoreline, Norwalk is an urban waterfront community that many have grown to love. The city has much to offer through its beautiful beaches, parks and attractions such as the Maritime Aquarium and Stepping Stone Museum for Children. The city is also only about 30 miles from Yale University, one of the top universities in the nation. For these reasons, you can begin to see why our Morningside Gardens community is perfect for you.

In this community, guests can find one bedroom and one bath apartment homes and two bedroom and one bath townhomes with features they will love. These features include, but are not limited to, wall-to-wall carpeting, hardwood floors, ceramic-tiled kitchens and baths, dining areas, resident-controlled central air conditioning, heat and hot water. In addition, the community offers ample onsite parking, access-controlled front doors, beautiful grounds and in-home washers and dryers or access to an on-site clothes care center. (more…)

AquaScarium at the Maritime Aquarium

Posted On: Thursday, October 8th, 2015

For Halloween fun in Norwalk, visit the AquaScarium at the Aquarium. Enjoy trick-or-treating, exciting activities and meet Spider-ManOn October 31, visit the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk for their annual Halloween Prowl! On Halloween day, the aquarium will be transformed into the “AquaScarium,” the delightfully spooky aquarium with ghoulish decorations and all-day Halloween fun from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. As a thrilling Halloween bonus, kids in costume will get free admission with each paying adult’s admission fee of $19.95.

This family-friendly day is full of activities! In addition to enjoying one of the top 25 U.S. aquariums, children can trick-or-treat throughout the galleries of the AquaScarium and enjoy special activity stations as well. Face painting and interaction with roaming swashbucklers are also included in the Halloween Prowl.   (more…)

Waterfront Living at Morningside Gardens

Posted On: Friday, September 25th, 2015

Norwalk's luxury Connecticut apartments, Morningside Gardens, offers residents waterfront living and easy access to townNestled along the coast of Connecticut is Norwalk, an urban waterfront community that is home to a variety of vibrant parks, beaches, dining and entertainment options.  Morningside Gardens, CTBest’s premier apartment community in Norwalk, offers residents a taste of the seaside year round.

Just minutes away from Morningside Gardens is Matthews Park, Oyster Shell Park, Calf Pasture Beach and Heritage Park, where there is not only beautiful sights to be seen, but also a variety of events held throughout the year. In fact, Calf Pasture Beach is home to a well-loved annual summer music series and an upcoming “green” festival, where attendees can learn all about living well and sustainability. (more…)

Live Green Connecticut! Festival is Happening This Weekend in Norwalk

Posted On: Friday, September 18th, 2015

The 6th Annual Live Green! Connecticut Festival in Norwalk this weekend, September 19 and 20The 6th Annual Live Green Connecticut! Festival is happening this weekend. Come check out Connecticut’s largest healthy-living festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20. This event attracts more than 5,000 people and features more than 200 exhibits.

This family-friendly festival has something for everyone, with a Kids’ Zone, various speakers and special guests, a health and wellness section, and live music – and admission is FREE.  This year’s festival includes a special transportation exhibit with the newest cool cars. You can bring your friends, you can bring your family, and you can even bring your dog! Events start at 10 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

The live music includes Tyrone Shoelaces and the Crown Colony on Saturday and the School of Rock New Canaan on Sunday. For a full schedule of performances, check out the Live Green Connecticut! website at www.livegreenct.com/music.   (more…)

Enter the CTBest Summer Memory Contest!

Posted On: Monday, August 31st, 2015

Share your favorite summer memory for a chance to win a gift card to one of Connecticut's best restauramtsSummer is nearing its end, everyone is headed back to school, and we want to know what you did! Whether you caught some rays at the shore in Norwalk, went hiking at Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden, took a peek into the past in historic Branford or attended one of the many exciting events in Downtown Stamford, we hope you’ve had an awesome summer packed full of new and amazing memories. Luckily, you can make summer last a little longer and get rewarded for it by submitting a photo of your favorite memory from the last few months in the CTBest Summer Memory Contest.

CTBest Apartments is offering a $50 gift card to one of Connecticut’s top restaurants! And winning this awesome prize has never been easier: all you have to do is submit your favorite summer memory photo on our Facebook page with the hashtag #CTBestSummerMemoryContest by Sept. 30, 2015 and you’ll be automatically entered to win the gift card. (more…)