Posts Categorized: The Great Greater Danbury Project

#82: The Octagon House

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from Wikipedia   The Octagon House, in Danbury, Connecticut, United States, is located on Spring Street. It is considered the best octagon house of the 12 that survive in Connecticut. In 1973 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places to avert its demolition in urban renewal.   It is… Read more »

#79: CT Beer Week

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  The Connecticut beer industry is proud to launch the state’s “Brew & Buy Local” campaign, a joint effort among brewers, wholesalers, retailers and restaurants to support local industries. The campaign will officially launch during CT Beer Week,  May 11 through 18. This weeklong, statewide event was… Read more »

#46: 33 Crosby Street

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You can’t help but be hopeful about Danbury’s revitalization when you look at the transformation that’s occurred at 33 Crosby Street.     You can’t help but be hopeful about Danbury’s revitalization when you look at the transformation that’s occurred at 33 Crosby Street.  What… Read more »

#40: Library Place

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Danbury’s Library Place, home to The Mercurial and The Mercurial Collective art gallery, is a lovely little street connecting Main Street and Terrace Place at an angle of about 35°.     Danbury’s Library Place, home to The Mercurial and The Mercurial Collective art gallery,… Read more »

#30: The Winter Warriors

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Let’s all take a moment and express some well-deserved gratitude to everyone involved in the area’s snow removal this winter.  Whether it’s the state’s plows, the city’s shovellers or the crew at your condo, they deserve a hearty thank you – along with a full-body massage,… Read more »

#28: Al Robinson

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Al Robinson, a.k.a. the Hat City Blogger, has been Danbury’s tireless watchdog for nearly six years.     Al Robinson, a.k.a. the Hat City Blogger, has been Danbury’s tireless watchdog for nearly six years.  He’s unafraid of making enemies, saying what he thinks or stating… Read more »

#26: Danbury Snow

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There’s nothing like a few feet of snow to reinvent your surroundings.     There’s nothing like a few feet of snow to reinvent your surroundings.  Sure, this may apply to any town, but Danbury is a particularly special place in the snow. The old… Read more »

#24: Mo Niklz

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Danbury-based deejay Mo Niklz’s beats are straight from the heart.     Danbury-based deejay Mo Niklz’s beats are straight from the heart.  This man, real name Tristan Levy, is well-known for traveling to different states to support his fellow musicians without batting an eyelash.  He… Read more »

#21: Dr. John Briggs

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Dr. John Briggs, professor of Writing at Danbury, Connecticut’s Western Connecticut State University,  is a man of eternal calm, insight and pocketstuffs.     DR. JOHN BRIGGS, professor of Writing at Danbury, Connecticut’s Western Connecticut State University,  is a man of eternal calm, insight and… Read more »

#18: The Windmills

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The rusty windmills at Happy Landings Farm in Brookfield have seen better days.  But they are still standing, hence the nickname “The Windmills” given to this beautiful property.     The rusty windmills at Happy Landings Farm in Brookfield have seen better days.  But they… Read more »

#17: Salvation Army

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Perhaps the crowning jewel of the Hat City is the Salvation Army on Main Street.     Perhaps the crowning jewel of the Hat City is the Salvation Army on Main Street.  Housed in some old factoryor something, the three story behemoth contains an almost… Read more »