Archive for May, 2014

Lobster near Branford ApartmentsThe shoreline community of Branford is a hot spot for anyone looking to experience a laid back lifestyle close to beautiful beaches and the kind of modern conveniences that keep things simple and fun. For residents of apartments and condominiums at Montoya, Branford provides hours of summer fun, just minutes away.

Here are a few of the local favorites you can experience in Branford while living in Montoya:

–          Eat deliciously. While it may seem small and simple, the family-owned and operated Lobster Shack brings big flavor and lots of local fans to Branford each summer. Its fresh lobster and clams are caught right from the boat of owner Nick Crismale!  The beloved local favorite also offers amazing chowder, sausage and pepper subs, hot dogs and a variety of gelato flavors. Customers can enjoy more than lunch when they picnic beside the water and take in the beautiful shoreline views. See for yourself in this video featuring Lobster Shack owners and customers!  Read More→

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SMNC Wine Tasting EventWine lovers will want to mark their calendars for a night of wine tasting and grazing on a variety of delectable treats during Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s 17th annual wine tasting event on Friday, June 6.

Aside from enjoying a festive evening of fine wines and fabulous food from some of Stamford’s top caterers, guests will have the option to bid on a variety of silent auction items, directly from their mobile devices. Special honorees for the night will also be recognized for their contributions to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and the local community, and include First County Bank, Lynn Villency Cohen and Stephen Cohen.

The wine tasting celebration will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets for SM&NC members can be purchased for $125 and non-members can purchase for $150. Caterers for the wine tasting celebration will include Cask Republic, Castle Bar & Grill, The Fez, Olio and many others. Desserts will be provided by DiMare Pastry Shop, Le Pain Quotidien and the Shake Shack. To see the full list of caterers, click here. Read More→

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CT Race in the ParkOn Saturday, May 10, Walnut Hill Park will be filled with mothers, families, friends and residents surrounding the New Britain area—all wearing striking shades of pink. The thousands of individuals in the crowd will come from a variety of communities and backgrounds, but will have much more in common than the color of their shirts. They each have stories to tell about how breast cancer has impacted their lives, directly or indirectly, and they will all come together for CT Breast Health Initiative’s (CTBHI) Race in the Park, taking literal steps to fight back against this life-threatening disease. Read More→

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