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Travel Advisory Issued for Another Popular Caribbean Cruise Port to Level 3

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for Jamaica, raising the travel advisory level to Level 3: Reconsider travel. Travelers are advised to reconsider travel to Jamaica due to high violent crime, including homicide and sexual assault, and poor medical services. This update comes after the recent Travel Advisory Level increase for another […]

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Millennials Living Paycheck to Paycheck: Avocado Toasts to Side Hustles

Millennials often poked fun at, are characterized as avocado toast enthusiasts, avid users of dating apps, and sometimes labeled as lazy workers. Born between 1981 and 1996, the older Millennials are now in their mid-forties. However, beneath the surface, this generation faces significant challenges. Economic uncertainty has left many Millennials living paycheck to paycheck, burdened

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Major Cities on the East Coast from NYC to DC are Sinking According to Study

Did you know that some major cities on the East Coast are literally sinking. According to a Virginia Tech study, cities like New York and Washington DC are sinking. These places are sinking faster than the global sea level rise! Cities such as New York City, Baltimore, and Virginia Beach and Norfolk are particularly hard

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Connecticut Roofing Company Recognized with Home Renovation Award

Gunner, a Connecticut-based company specializing in roofing, siding, gutter, and window installation services, proudly announces its 2023 Home Renovation Awards by Good Housekeeping, specifically in the Home Services category. Revolutionary Roofing Estimate Platform Gunner’s award-winning platform incorporates groundbreaking technology that empowers customers to effortlessly explore, purchase, and schedule the installation of a brand-new roof through

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Mike’s Organic Greenwich: Guess the Pumpkin Weight Contest

Mike’s Organic unveils a Guess the Pumpkin Weight contest for the chance to win an impressive $1,000 worth of groceries. This event centers around a colossal pumpkin grown in Ridgefield, CT, now proudly showcased at Mike’s Organic. The contest marks the beginning of a series of Pumpkin Fests scheduled to occur every weekend throughout October.

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American Cancer Society Luncheon in Stamford, CT

American Cancer Society Luncheon in Stamford, CT 2023

Norwalk, CT — The American Cancer Society is hosting its annual luncheon in Stamford, CT, the ninth annual “Women Leading the Way to Wellness” luncheon. The luncheon is an inspiring event with a silent auction and musical performance drawing women from Fairfield County and Westchester County to learn and discuss the importance of being one own’s health advocate.

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Inside the New Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT (photos and video)

The much-anticipated reopening of the Bruce Museum is finally here! After watching the Bruce Museum undergo an extensive renovation (the exterior looks so different!), it is finally opening its doors! I attended a press preview of the new Bruce and had a sneak peek of what’s new at the museum. Keep on reading. Don’t forget

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MrBeast Burger Grand Opening at American Drream Mall

Insane Crowd at MrBeast Burger Grand Opening Broke World Record (video)

MrBeast Burger opened on Labor Day weekend on September 4, 2022 at the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey. It was an impressive grand opening at the second largest mall in America. The world’s first physical MrBeast Burger restaurant is owned by famous YouTube superstar Mr. Beast (aka Jimmy Donaldson), drawing thousands of

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Haven Hot Chicken to Partner with Connecticut Foodshare to Fight Food Insecurity

New Haven, Connecticut – Haven Hot Chicken, which brings NashvilleHot Chicken and “Not Chicken” to the area as one of the first fully dedicated Nashville Hot Chicken concepts in New England, announced a long-term partnership with Connecticut Foodshare (formerly known as Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare) to raise awareness and crucial funds to help curb food insecurity in the state of Connecticut.  Haven

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Alive at Five Stamford Concert Series Line-Up 2023

Alive at Five Stamford Concert Series has become a Thursday night summertime tradition in Stamford, CT.  It’s where locals (21 years old+) go for great music and fun! Alive at Five is a four-week outdoor summer concert series featuring live music from national and regional headliners.   Alive at Five Stamford 2023 Line-Up July 13:Lil Jon

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Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

New Jean-Georges Vongerichten Restaurant in Greenwich!

Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will debut his first restaurant in Connecticut in late Spring 2022. Located on the iconic Greenwich Avenue, Happy Monkey will showcase Latin cuisine with a Jean-Georges flair, enchanting guests with adventurous flavors and ever-changing, sustainable offerings served in a casual, fun atmosphere. Admired for his acumen as a Michelin-starred chef, tastemaker,

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American Cancer Society Adds Joan Lunden as Keynote Speaker

The American Cancer Society announced that acclaimed broadcast journalist and breast cancer survivor and activist Joan Lunden will serve as the Wellness Keynote Speaker at its eighth annual “Women Leading the Way to Wellness” luncheon on May 25, 2022 at The Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa.  “Eight years ago in May of 2014, I was sitting on a

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Legoland New York 2022 Opening Date

What’s New at LEGOLAND® New York for 2022? (with pictures)

GOSHEN, NY – LEGOLAND® New York Resort official opening date for the 2022 season is April 8, 2022. Annual Pass, vacation package and single-day ticket holders will once again be able to enjoy incredible adventures throughout the Park’s seven LEGO® themed lands, including Brick Street, Bricktopia, LEGO® NINJAGO® World, LEGO Castle, LEGO City, MINILAND and LEGO Pirates. There are a lot of exciting new attractions and

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Westchester Computer, Laptop and Tablet Drive

Do you have used or gently used computers, laptops or tablets? The Community Resource Center needs your help! The Community Resource Center is a nonprofit organization in Westchester County that helps low income and immigrants families to become self-reliant members of the community. Their headquarters in Mamaroneck suffered devastating damages from Hurricane Ida. The flooding

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What It’s Like to Travel to Canada as a Fully Vaccinated American with Unvaccinated Kids

Are you thinking of traveling to Canada? Not sure what is required when crossing the border to Canada from the United States? The Canadian Border is now open to Americans for non-essential travel and Americans who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to quarantine when they travel to Canada. When I heard the good

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Support Westchester. ShopWestchester. Holiday Gift Ideas from Local Stylist

Are you looking to help small businesses in Westchester County? Shop local this Holiday season. Award winning, Westchester stylist, Kendra Porter of HonorYourStyle is making it easy for you to support local Westchester County retailers. She recently launched ShopWestchester, a campaign designed to support Westchester based retailers this holiday season. ShopWestchester will run from Saturday,

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My Housekeeper Got Covid-19. We Did Not. Covid-19 Safety Tips Around House Cleaners

Are you wondering if its safe to have your housekeeper or house cleaner clean your house in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic? With Covid-19 cases rapidly rising, it feels risky to have your housekeeper or house cleaner clean your house. By having a house cleaner work in your house you risk potentially being infected

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Treat Yourself with these Connecticut and Westchester County Based Subscription Boxes

Want a fun and guilt-free way to break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony this summer? Even though stores and restaurants are opening up, you are probably still spending most of your time at home. So how do you break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony? You need to treat yourself and your family to subscription boxes!

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Martha Stewart Greenwich Wine + Food Festival

Martha Stewart Honored at the 2019 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival returns for its ninth year in Greenwich, CT.  It is a multi-day event celebrating the area’s rich culinary landscape and showcasing innovation in the food and beverage industries. This year, Martha Stewart will be honored at the festival’s opening night event. “The addition of Martha Stewart, a name synonymous with cooking,

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5 Must-Dos in your 30's and 40's to Prepare for an Empty Nest Lilies and Lambs

5 Must-Dos in your 30’s and 40’s to Prepare for an Empty Nest

It’s not too early to start planning. You may be decade(s) away from becoming an empty nester, however, you can start preparing for an empty nest now to ease your transition for when your children make their inevitable exit. Donna Korren, publisher of website and blog, Empty Quester™, gives us 5 Must-Dos in your 30’s

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Dance For A Cause, a Fundraiser for Blythedale Children’s Hospital

Suburbs 101 is proud to partner with Artistry Dance Project and Bloomingdale’s as a media sponsor for Dance For A Cause, a fundraiser for Blythedale Children’s Hospital. We interviewed, Artistry Dance Project’s director, Kristina Leitenberger, to give us more background on how this fundraiser came about.  Update: Photos of event.   Dance For A Cause When: Friday, November 16,

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Dine Out for Blythedale Children’s Hospital

Suburbs 101 is a proud Media Sponsor of Dine Out for Blythedale Children’s Hospital What is Dine Out for Blythedale Children’s Hospital? Grab a fork and make a reservation as Blythedale Children’s Hospital, New York’s only independent, specialty children’s hospital and one of only 16 pediatric specialty hospitals in the United States, announces the 1st annual “Dine Out

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