Located in the heart of the Gold Coast of Fairfield County, Stamford has become one of Connecticut’s premier cities with booming local and national businesses, and immediate access to NYC via Metro North train service, I-95, or the Merritt Parkway. The growth in the city is unmistakable. More families and businesses are finding homes in Stamford every day, driving commerce, entertainment, and energy into the city’s core and surrounding neighborhoods. Visit the town center for some retail therapy or head to the harbor to explore the newly developed public parks, beaches, pop-up outdoor bars, or gourmet grocers and retailers. Stamford— a bustling city full of opportunities.
Stamford is more than a vibrant city. The parks, restaurants, and beaches surrounding the harbor are fantastic to enjoy year round. Stamford’s very own Palace Theatre, opened in 1927, is a cherished landmark and happening venue featuring weekly live music, dance, and comedy shows. The Stamford Museum & Nature Center and Bartlett Arboretum offer enriching entertainment for all ages. And if sports are your thing, Sterling Farms Golf Course, Terry Connors Ice Rink, and the YMCA offer a diverse array of athletic activities to keep you motivated.
After first opening its doors over 90 years ago, the Palace Theatre in Downtown Stamford is undergoing a bit of an update. The intricate plaster molding around the ceiling is being carefully restored after close to a century of service.
Take me out to the ballgame! A dinner of hot dogs, peanuts and cracker jacks awaits you and you don’t have to travel to New York City or Boston for a great baseball game. Summer nights are a great time to enjoy Connecticut’s local teams and visit smaller, more intimate, stadiums. Ticket prices are reasonable, […]
For the first time ever, burger lovers in the Stamford area won’t need to hop a train to NYC to get their fix. The popular fast casual burger chain Shake Shack has finally opened it’s doors in Darien, less than a 10minute drive from Downtown Stamford.
Now is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the scenery and fresh New England air. One of the best ways to do this is to head to one (or several) of the great hiking spots along the New York state border or anywhere around Connecticut. Here are some ideas for top hiking spots […]
Crafting a City: Stamford’s Best Spots for Craft Beer As you walk through downtown Stamford’s bustling streets and alleys, it’s easy to see that the city is ready to come alive at night. Stamford draws crowds from surrounding cities and towns for it’s lively nightlife. And where there’s nightlife, there’s beer. Craft beer is heralded […]