Posts Categorized: The Great Greater Danbury Project

#32: Ferris Acres Creamery

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Open from April to late October, Ferris Acres Creamery in Newtown, Connecticut offers fresh ice cream everyday.     Open from April to late October, Ferris Acres Creamery in Newtown, Connecticut offers fresh ice cream everyday. The ice cream stand faces steep, green hills where… 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 »

#25: Marcus Dairy

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I’ll always remember my first trip to Marcus Dairy: faux wood-paneled walls, linoleum floors, dim yellow incandescent bulbs fixed to the ceiling fans, columns of sunlight through the cigarette smoke, the swiveling red stools lining the bar…     I’ll always remember my first trip… 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 »