Amanda Bloom

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The Mercurial Is…For Sale!

  That’s right.   After over four years of managing, writing, selling, marketing, etc. etc. The Mercurial, I, your humble editor/co-curator/ad rep/toilet cleaner, am moving on to a freelance writing career.   The magazine is for sale, so if you have a vision for The… Read more »


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Photo by Amanda Bloom.

Photos: Jamison Odone’s ‘Strange Little Books’ & Our Singer-Songwriter Showcase

all photos by Amanda Bloom   For ‘Strange Little Books,’ Jamison Odone’s exhibition at The Mercurial, Odone conceived and created a whimsical installation displaying the original watercolor and ink paintings from his most recent book, Mole Had Everything, across the three gallery walls in seven yarn-and-nail,… Read more »


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Stamford's Half Full Brewery at Bethel, Connecticut's first Beer Fest. Photo by Alec Jordan.

Bethel a Burgeoning Beer Town

photos by Alec Jordan   Bethel, Connecticut’s first annual Beer Fest went off without a hitch last Friday night. [The Bethel Chamber of Commerce advertised Beer Fest on the Mercurial.]  The event, which marked the start of Bethel’s weekend-long Summer Fest, sold out at 1pm… Read more »


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The 7th Annual M.S. Benefit

  The 7th Annual M.S. Benefit is back at Fast Eddie’s in New Milford, Connecticut this Saturday, July 13.  The festivities start at 2pm and go all night long, featuring raffles, food, and a whole lot of music.   This year, hosts Jeff Goresen and… Read more »


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Danbury Police Headquarters.

Danbury Police Misconduct

A story reported by the News Times and the HatCityBlog is making waves: audio obtained from a March 8 traffic stop shows a Danbury police officer berating an undocumented immigrant.   According to the News Times, Officer Rob Madore initially stopped the car for running a… Read more »


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