Friday, July 26, 2013

Franklin Street Works is pleased to announce its partnership with Stamford's Cafe Oo la la...

Here's what going on...

Franklin Street Works is pleased to announce its partnership with Stamford's Cafe Oo la la to create a new, menu at the cafe, providing seasonal wraps, salads, soups, and sandwiches for hungry visitors. 

Visitors to Franklin Street Works can now enjoy fresh beer from independent breweries such as Two Roads, Long Trail, Harpoon IPA and more, adding to the space's offerings of wine, natural sodas and coffee. 

View Menu Here.

 Hope you all are having a good summer and hopefully you can stop by for our new food offerings!


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Bret Michaels - Alive@Five this Thurs, July 25

Bret Michaels
#bretmichaels #poison

Post concert:  #‎aliveatfivect‬!  Bret Michaels concert last night ROCKED!  Find and #tag yourself on Stamford Downtown events on Facebook....


Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Lola's Mexican Kitchen - Taco Tuesdays

135 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06901

#Lola'sMexicanKitchen #Stamford

 Taco Tuesdays
Join us Every Tuesday Night for
$2 Coronitas
5pm to 10pm


Monday, July 22, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Fleet Feet Sports Stamford to Celebrate Grand Opening Weekend July 26-28

Here's what going on...

Contact: Troy Burk and Victoria Gouletas, (203) 316-8700

Fleet Feet Sports Stamford to
Celebrate Grand Opening Weekend July 26-28
Highlights include fun runs, giveaways, special savings, and free screenings

(Stamford, C.T.) July 12, 2013 – Fleet Feet Sports Stamford, which opened at 168 Bedford Street on May 30th, will host its Grand Opening Weekend July 26-28. Special events and activities will take place all three days, including giveaways, hourly speed raffles, drawings, special savings, and family-friendly activities.
“This weekend serves as a celebration of our new store and as a way to thank our customers and the Stamford community,” said Troy Burk and Victoria Gouletas, store owners of Fleet Feet Sports Stamford. “We’ve been so pleased with the success of the store during our first few weeks, and we look forward to this weekend full of fitness, savings, and fun,” says Victoria.
Fleet Feet Sports Stamford is open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, 12–5 p.m. Grand Opening Weekend activities will include:
Friday, July 26
§  With each purchase, customers can enter into a drawing for a free pair of shoes.
§  12-6 p.m. – Savings Bag Toss (receive 10-20% off).
§  1-3 p.m. – FREE Screenings by Stamford Podiatry Group.
§  6:30 p.m. – Fun Run 3 Miles with giveaways and the opportunity to demo some of the newest gear from Nathan and GPS watches from Timex. Beer and food after the run (sponsored by Nathan, Timex, and Half Full Brewery).

Saturday, July 27
§  With each purchase, customers can enter into a drawing for a free pair of shoes.
§  9:00 a.m. – Fun Run 3 Miles – Bagels and coffee after the run!
§  12-2 p.m. – Savings Bag Toss (receive 10-20% off).
§  5 p.m. – Fun Run 3 Miles with giveaways and the opportunity to demo some of the newest Nike running shoes. Beer and food after the run (sponsored by Nike and Half Full Brewery)!
Sunday, July 28
§  With each purchase, customers can enter into a drawing for a free pair of shoes.
§  12-2 p.m. – Savings Bag Toss (receive 10-20% off).
§  1:00 p.m. – Healthy Food Options by Fairway Market.
§  4:00 p.m. – Family Fun Run with Kids – Giveaways.
§  10% of ALL Sales Donated to Yerwood Center.
To learn about #FleetFeetSportsStamford, stop by the store at 168 Bedford Street, visit or call (203) 316-8700.
About Fleet Feet Sports Stamford
Fleet Feet Sports Stamford is a locally-owned franchise committed to helping individuals find the right ''FIT'' in every facet of their active lifestyle. The store’s mission is to inspire people, through education and training, to lead an active, healthy lifestyle and to make the pursuit of this lifestyle an enjoyable and fun thing to do.

About Fleet Feet Sports
Fleet Feet Sports began as a single store in Sacramento, Calif., in 1976. The company has since grown to include a successful network of stores with 106 locally owned and operated Fleet Feet Sports franchises across the United States, including the new Fleet Feet Sports Stamford. Fleet Feet Sports carries footwear, apparel and accessories for running, walking and fitness enthusiasts of all ages and levels. Knowledgeable staff members have the expertise to assist customers with fitness-related questions, and they will help every customer find the right “FIT” for their active lifestyle. In addition to being a community resource, Fleet Feet Sports functions as a gathering place for area runners and walkers through the offering of educational seminars, training programs, race information, and fun runs.


Saturday, July 20, 2013

SBC- Stamford-- Family Night Every Sunday

SBC- Stamford
Family Night
Every Sunday evening from 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Bring the kids to enjoy our Magician, special kids menu, fun for the entire family!
Every Thursday night
Call for details (203) 327-BEER  




Friday, July 19, 2013

Summer Intern update #5 - by Taylor

Intern Update 
By: Taylor

Over the past four weeks that I have been interning with the DSSD, working here has proven to be the most exciting, engaging and energizing work experience I've ever had the pleasure of having. The atmosphere and people are incredibly friendly and always have something cool and interesting for me to do. Every person has a different job, which allows me to get a feel for everything going on in the office. For instance, I can be filing Certificates of Insurance and making Public Relations folders one minute while the next hour I could be looking through the Stamford Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. 

I might be busy matching up the pieces of art in the book with online photos or thinking of a creative name for the new Art in Public Places project. However, if it’s Thursday I’ll be working the front gate at Alive at Five, helping the public and ticket handling. Sometimes, I’ll even have the opportunity to meet the musicians – which is fun and unexpected. What I love about working for the DSSD is that I could have the smallest task to do; yet completing that small task helps someone else out in the office carry out what they need to do in a bigger way. For example, my small task for this week that is actually very important is creating packages for the Board of Commissioners meeting. It takes a lot of time and effort to compile all of the important information; however, it will be vital in helping the meeting run smoothly since the members will have the information readily at their fingertips. At the DSSD, the work is never just “busy work” because every work project I help with makes a difference in the office. I look forward to next week’s adventure!  
Taylor is the 4th  from the left


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Tonight at Alive@Five - Wynonna and Tony reunion! for you DWTS fans

DWTS - Wynonna Judd & Tony Dovolani - Samba - Week 3 of last season's competition.

 Tony Dovolani is one of the owners of our very own Dance with Me studio in Stamford Downtown.

Dance with Me


20 Summer Street

whether you have come to our studios to learn to ballroom dance for an event, explore an alternative way to stay in shape, pursue dancing competitively, or to simply have fun, it is our mission to ensure that each of our Dance With Me students leave our studios naturally confident and comfortable on the dance floor.

 For more concert information go to


In the news...Crowds down, Alive@Five policies changed - StamfordAdvocate

Crowds down, Alive@Five policies changed - StamfordAdvocate: 07/17/13

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Hoppin on Bedford...@ the parking lot

At least 15 people waiting to pay the meter....Tues nite in stamford downtown


Pics from the Ryan Cabrera Alive@Five show on Thus, July 10....



For a full list of the remaining Alive@Five Thurs nite concerts go to


Monday, July 15, 2013

Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities....

This is the Place! Throughout the year, the Stamford Downtown has many ways for you to contribute to our downtown efforts. How, you ask?  Well,  it could be with contributions, big or small,  to our events through various opportunities and sponsorships, a few examples listed here:
  • ·        A band at one of our summer concerts
  • ·        A balloon, band or float in the Parade Spectacular 
  • ·        A silent auction item donation to our annual Grand Summer Night fundraiser
  • A Volunteer at one of our events

And that’s just a few opportunities…

We encourage you to ask us more about taking an active role in sponsoring our efforts in making Stamford Downtown the best place to visit, live, play and enjoy.  View some of the current and past sponsors here. Thank you for your support.

Email for more info.


Sunday, July 14, 2013

BBQ @ Mill River Park

"Pork in the park 7/13-7/14 till 6pm" @ Mill River Park: #foursquare


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Alive@Five -- we hear you..

Here's what going on...


Monday, July 8, 2013

Mill River-Currents--Movie-Night-and-Pork-in-the-Park

Here's what going on...Join us on Tuesday, July 9 as we screen Gremlins on the Grand Steps at Mill River Park.  DJ Sure Shot will be spinning live starting at 6:30 PM and the movie will start at sunset.  You are welcome to bring a picnic, blanket and lawn chairs!  Hope to see you there. 

Also,  Come to Mill River Park this Saturday and Sunday and experience Pork in the Park Barbecue Festival.  There will be two days of good barbecue, eclectic music, inflatables and amusements including a mechanical bull!  We hope to see you there.  Print out the digital postcard for $5 off admission. 

If you have any questions please email Nia Rhodes Jackson, Director of Programs at

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