Posts Categorized: The Great Greater Danbury Project

#82: The Octagon House

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The Octagon House on Spring Street in Danbury, Connecticut.

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 »

#67: Cave Comics

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Pat Callalan, owner of Cave Comics.

  Whether you’re a comic book geek, collector, gamer, or all three, Cave Comics of Newtown, Connecticut is the place for you. Located off I-84′s Exit 10 in the old train station, at Cave Comics you’ll be greeted by a cast of friendly, comic experts… Read more »

#64: Route 53

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Saugatuck Reservoir.  Photo by Amanda Bloom

  Route 53 stretches from Norwalk to Danbury, bringing Danburians to the beach mecca of  Sherwood Isle and Norwalkers to the historic, cultural hodgepodge of downtown Danbury.  It’s a scenic route that also traverses Bethel, Redding, Wilton, and Weston, and a stretch of it skirts… Read more »