David Gurliacci

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Changes for Both Darien Beaches Proposed by Consultants in Draft Parks Master Plan

Option B pool Weed Beach 09-22-17
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An amphitheater or an outdoor pool (or both) at Weed Beach, a fishing pier at Pear Tree Point Beach (either pointed south or west) and an expanded concession/comfort station there are among the ideas consultants have for improving the town’s two public beaches. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Native Peter Saverine Part of Weekend Arts & Crafts Show in Fairfield

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Darien native and local artist Peter Saverine will be showing and selling his latest paintings as well as autographed copies of his children’s book, Jenny’s Pennies—A Nantucket Tradition this Saturday and Sunday at the Fairfield Kiwanis Club’s 26th Annual Juried Arts and Crafts Show. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Town Pool, Walking Trails Among Consultants’ Ideas in Draft Master Plan for Parks

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An outdoor pool at Cherry Lawn Park? Replacing two ball fields in front of Town Hall with an indoor pool and plenty of parking? Paddleboard courts at the Edgerton property? Those were some of the dozens of ideas consultants briefly outlined in a draft Darien parks master plan proposing big or small changes for each of the town’s parks and some other properties, including the town’s Edgerton and Ox Ridge tracts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATED: SUV Slams Through Window of Embody Juice Restaurant: No One Hurt, Everybody Shaken

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Screams and a crash that shook the building like an earthquake were heard and felt when an SUV driven by an older woman smashed through the plate glass window at the front of Embody Fitness Gourmet a little before 12:30 p.m., Thursday. — See update below, added at 9:18 a.m., Friday

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See What’s Being Proposed for Darien’s Parks and Recreation at a Public Hearing Wednesday

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See what’s being proposed for Darien’s parks in the future: A draft of a master plan for the town’s parks will be presented at a public hearing Wednesday evening, Sept. 20, in Town Hall. A second hearing is scheduled for Oct. 4. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Octoberfest & Other Cruises on Long Island Sound in September, October

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Hoist ale on Saturday evenings in October as the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk offers special Octoberfest Cruises featuring tastings from local craft breweries. You can also take cruises in September and October that let you examine marine creatures brought up out of the water, see lighthouses or to just enjoy a fun boat ride, maybe at sunset. (more…) Continue Reading →

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