So, a couple people did get arrested. The Heirloom will be reopening in early July, but they won’t be able to sell beer. See the full story at The Mercurial. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.
What’s just as good as reading a library book for free? Buying a new book for two dollars and not having to return it. But where can you get new or almost-new books for just two bucks? The Friends Book Shop at the Ferguson Library! There are two locations: one at the Ferguson’s Main… Continue reading Cool Drinks and Cheap Reads at the Friends Book Shop
Press Release from The Mercurial: The Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury, Connecticut will be showing works by local tattoo artists from June 9 through July 20 in the exhibit ‘Body of Work’. An opening reception for the exhibit will take place on Saturday, June 9 from 12pm to 5pm and will include an artist… Continue reading Check Out Danbury’s “Body of Work”
Did you know that oysters were one of the first fast foods? Or that sea chanteys have roots in both Anglo and Caribbean music? These are just some of the nerdy things my husband and I learned on our honeymoon. After all the hoopla of planning a wedding, we didn’t want to spend thousands… Continue reading The Honeymoon, Part I: Adventures in Eastern Connecticut
I never gave much thought to PEZ, but since Danielle and I were going on a road trip to the PEZ Visitor Center in Orange, Connecticut, I decided to learn all there is to know about these sweet, little candies. As a kid, I remember PEZ being the unwanted candy at the bottom of my… Continue reading A PEZ Collector’s Wet Dream
By Amanda Bloom Originally published in The Mercurial. According to Danbury Zoning Enforcement Officer Sean Hearty, Cloud 9 owner […] Dev Patel had originally wanted to open his business as a hookah bar, but instead opened as an entertainment center since hookah lounges are not permitted in Danbury’s Central Business District (CBD), the main downtown… Continue reading Danbury Business Fights for Hookah Use
Move over 5 Guys and Shake Shack, there’s a new homegrown alternative in town: Station Eats, offering juicy hamburgers, delicious veggie burgers, and snappy hot dogs built with healthy and all-natural ingredients. Also on the menu are Sloppy Joes, healthy salads, fries, and even milkshakes. You can see the full menu here. The burgers are… Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter How Many Guys Your Burger Joint is Named After