Thursday, October 4, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Lucky's on Bedford....

Lucky's crabpatty burger.....

Lucky's Classic Burger

AMERICAN$$

209 Bedford Street
203-978-0268

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

New Barber on Bedford St.!

Check out Soufi at 217 Bedford Street, 2nd FL.
Haircut & Shave.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Capital Grille for lunch...

Lunch time at Capital Grille.

Capital Grille, The

STEAKHOUSE$$$

230 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford Town Center
203-967-0000



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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Park(ing) Day – Parking spots become parks! | Stamford Downtown - This is the place!

Park(ing) Day – Parking spots become parks! | Stamford Downtown - This is the place!

Check out Park(ing) Day on Friday, Sept 21 from 7am to 7pm.  Parking spots along Bedford Street will be transformed into livable outdoor  activated spaces!
Park(ing) Day is an international event that invites local businesses to activate and transform on-street parking spaces into temporary functional “parks.”
Schedule of activity along Bedford Street as follows:

BusinessActivation time#StreetEvent plan
Chic Jack’s NYC11-5pm95Bedford StreetVintage wear rack and 
fashion advice will 
be available
Metropolitan Dance CenterNoon – 7pm115Bedford StreetDance demos scheduled 
at the following times: 
2:30pm, 4:30pm, and 
6pm.
Lorca8:30am-5pm125Bedford StreetPlay along on the
 astro turf,  at the games 
tables.
Lifecycle CT9:30am -7pm135Bedford StreetWork out demos on
 how to use spin bike,
 raffles/prizes.
Stamford Yoga Center9:30am -7pm:  12-2pm (lunchtime) and 5-7pm (happy hour-ish).135Bedford StreetYoga mini classes. 
tretch out on a mat!
16 Handles1pm – 7pm219Bedford StreetEat your Froyo at the 
picnic table while 
grooving to some DJ music

Click to view photos from the event.
 #stamforddowntown

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Lorca coffee on Bedford St

Iced coffee day....

Lorca

COFFEE, BAKERY FROZEN DESSERTS & JUICE$

125 Bedford Street
203-504-2847

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Peter Chang at Stamford Town Center Plaza now open!



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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Arts & Crafts on Bedford - Sept 15 & 16

Saturday, September 15, 11am-6pm
Sunday, September 16, 10am-5pm
Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend.  Dine in our extended sidewalk cafes.
Don’t miss the Imagination Station with “hands on” activities for kids including:
-Kids Draw Free
-Pinot’s Palette
-Safety 4 Kids
-Stamford Art Association
-Face Painting
-and more! 

#stamforddowntown

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Check out what's happening at the Ferguson library....

Have you been to the Ferguson Library lately?


 #stamforddowntown

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

2018 Summer Restaurant Weeks - Aug 20 - Sept 2 !!!



Restaurant Weeks, hosted by Stamford Tables, will be back for another summer of fabulous dining.  From August 20th through September 2nd, participating restaurants will be offering prix fixe lunches and dinners for the public to enjoy. Check back for menus! #stamforddowntown

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Stamford Innovation Week 2018 | Stamford Downtown - This is the place!

Stamford Innovation Week 2018 | Stamford Downtown - This is the place!  Stamford Innovation Week (SiW) brings together local entrepreneurs, startups, companies, and initiatives. With a strong focus on community, SiW is comprised of events ranging from FinTech panels to great bands and purely social happy hours.

Event Calendar #stamforddowntown

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Teena's apizza - Pizza fix

Teena's A Pizza

ITALIAN$

245 Main Street
475-619-9561
New Haven style pizza.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Riviera Maya - Mexican fix

Riviera Maya Mexican 

MEXICAN 

20 Summer Street
203-588-9400
Upscale Mexican food.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Last MYEP Update 2018

Hey everyone, it's Paola. This is my last week with the Mayor's Youth Employment Program and the DSSD! This week, I was able to work on newsletter articles for future retailers in Stamford Downtown. I also participated in an exciting walk through where I got to meet several small business owners and get an inside look on what it's like to operate downtown. Finally, I interviewed the Vice President of Operations here at the DSSD, where I was inspired by his strive to advance Stamford Downtown. Before my internship, I never realized all of the different projects and efforts that go in to our Downtown district. There are so many different people and pieces working together to make Stamford Downtown so clean, efficient, and fun! Although I am excited to begin college, I will definitely miss my time here at the DSSD where I learned about the correlation between a happy community and a great Downtown. Thank you to everyone featured in this collage who made this last month so great! 

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A Grand Summer Night is almost here....


Click here to reserve your seat.......  #stamforddowntown

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Kashi on Summer Street - sushi fix

Kashi Stamford

ASIAN 

131 Summer Street
203-890-9995
Sushi. Sake. Lounge. Private room available.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

MYEP Intern Update #2

     

Hi everyone, it’s Paola again. This week has been very busy! I have been working on all the materials for the upcoming summer restaurant week. Did you know that there are so many different types of foods and restaurants to try in downtown Stamford? A perk of this internship is being able to see everything downtown has to offer between restaurants, parks, and events; I am getting a glimpse of it all. One of last week’s highlights included seeing the restaurants participating in restaurant week, and when I was able to sit in with the team who designs the marketing materials. It was cool to see a graphic designer take information about the event and make it into an eye-catching poster. I also was able to put together some graphs and numbers for the ARTWALK summary report which proved to be very useful.  Working here is really interesting and fast paced-as there is always something going on between preparing for Alive@Five or the various meetings that take place on a day to day basis. I like how everyone takes on a variety of tasks and helps each other out with projects; it makes for a really fun job!  #stamforddowntown

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Vets park rubble....

A new park is coming 2019!
The work has begun to reinvent our Veterans Park!

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Fin II

Pad Thai at Fin II

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mayors intern (MYEP) corner....


Meet Paola!
"Hi, my name is Paola. I am a recent Westhill graduate and the new mayor’s youth employment intern at the DSSD! I’ve made lots of new connections in the office; everyone is so kind and welcoming. Being a business student, I am excited to get my feet wet in the world of marketing and business development. Over the past week, I have been working on gathering data for events like ARTWALK which was a huge success, lots of people left positive feedback. I’ve also been able to sit in meetings for the annual Alive@Five concert series, where I am getting a behind-the-scenes look of the event. On Wednesday I was able to take a field trip to West Hartford with my supervisor and learn about retail development in other communities. Needless to say, I am looking forward to the next month with the DSSD!"



Stay tuned for the next Intern corner.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Beetle is here!

Beetle Bailey had arrived at the Govt Center! Hello Stamford!

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Fazzino at the library kiosk install....

Come check it out! Ferguson library main entrance.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Things you should know before you go to Alive@Five....


Things you should know before you go!

·    $20 Entrance Fee, 12 & Under Free
·    Main Entrance located on Main Street at Summer Street
·    No entry through restaurants/bar/office back doors

For complete list of rules and restricted items please visit:
stamford-downtown.com/events  




Alive @ Five
in partnership with Reckson & BevMax
21+

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
5pm

Gavin DeGraw
sponsored by Woodloch Resort

Gavin DeGraw - She Sets The City On Fire (Lyric Video)

Multi-platinum singer songwriter, Gavin DeGraw, first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, Chariot, which sold over 1 million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: “I Don’t Want To Be,” “Follow Through,” and the title-track, “Chariot.” Over his 15 year career, Gavin has racked up several more hits including “Not Over You,” “Best I Ever Had” and “She Sets The City On Fire” gavindegraw.com

Sir Cadian Rhytmn



Based out of the concrete jungle that is NYC, Sir Cadian Rhythm is an alternative pop band known for their captivating live performance and infectious melodies. The bands unique sonic blend, which teeters on the edge of pop and alternative rock, is the result of each member coming from different musical upbringings ranging from musical theater to horn-laden funk to psychedelic rock music. Since their formation in 2015, the band has gone on to perform all over the east coast opening for national acts including Andy Grammer, Blues Traveler, The Robert Randolph Band, and The Record Company. Their highly touted single, “Not Quite Done Yet”, went viral on social media platforms and has accumulated close to a half a million streams on Spotify since its release. The hit song was featured in the video game "Nascar Heat 2” this past fall. The bands song “Run Around Town” was also featured in the film “Back in the Day” starring Alec Baldwin. scrband.nyc
#stamforddowntown

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Fiesta on Main...

Peruvian Fried rice yum.

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O'Jays on June 27 in Columbus Park

Morgan Stanley Presents

in partnership with City Carting & Recycling
and Purdue Pharma

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
6:30pm

The O'Jays

Rock & Roll Hall of Inductees best known for their chart-topping singles including “Love Train,” “Put Your Hands Together,” and “For the Love of Money” (the theme song for The Apprentice).  The O’Jays, are still hitting the road and thrilling audiences with the same electrifying energy they’ve had for over 50 years. mightyojays.com
  #stamforddowntown

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Bobby's V's for lunch

Steak salad, shrimp and grits lunch yum


 #
stamforddowntown

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Make Music Day - June 21, 12-8pm

Here's what going on...
Make Music Day!
Stamford’s event will be held from noon to 8 p.m. and will feature about 35 musicians playing a variety of genres, including jazz, Latin, hip-hop, gospel, pop, rock and reggae. They will perform at Columbus and Latham parks, the Stamford Art Association and Franklin Street Works, Old Town Hall, Stamford Town Center, Lorca Coffee Bar, 16 Handles, Tiernan’s Bar and Restaurant, and the Ferguson Library plaza. 


For more info: http://stamford-downtown.com/events/make-music-day/#.WyvJhlVKipo

 #stamforddowntown

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Marilyn is coming together

Marilyn  is taking shape in Latham Park

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Blog share Stamford Advocate: Stamford theater screens ‘Itch’ as part of Monroe celebration


The 1955 Marilyn Monroe comedy “The Seven Year Itch” is getting a special screening at the Avon Theatre. (Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford. Thursday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.)

The movie is part of Stamford’s celebration of the new public art exhibit “Timeless - The Works of Seward Johnson”, which includes a 26-feet tall sculpture on Monroe in her iconic white summer dress in the Billy Wilder comedy. Dozens of pieces by Johnson are on view in downtown Stamford through August.


The iconic white dress is the outfit that gets blown up in a suggestive way when when the Monroe character in the movie stands on a subway grate to cool off during a heatwave.

“The Seven Year Itch” is directed by Billy Wilder who would go on to collaborate with Monroe on another of her most famous films, the 1959 “Some Like It Hot.”


George Axelrod wrote the script based on his hit Broadway play about a married man (Tom Ewell) on his own in New York City while his wife spends the summer in a mountain resort that he only visits on weekends. Monroe is the single woman who moves in downstairs and puts her neighbor’s fidelity to the test.
The subway grate sequence became instantly famous when Monroe’s then-husband Joe DiMaggio reportedly objected to the way his wife was exposed. The sports star’s aggravation grew when a photo from that scene became the movie’s poster art.

Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford. Thursday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. $13-$8. 203-967-3660#stamforddowntown

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