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  1. Manhattan's Four Seasons Restaurant Serving Last Meal

    Manhattan's Four Seasons Restaurant Serving Last Meal

    The Four Seasons in Manhattan will serve its last dinner on Saturday night after more than a half century of entertaining celebrities, tourists and business tycoons, according to an article in the New York Times. Restaurant owners Julian Niccolini of Pound Ridge and Alex von Bidder took over the Four Seasons in 1986 and will reopen next year in a new location five minutes from the ...

  2. Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding Added To Hot & Humid Mix For Bethel, Newtown

    Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding Added To Hot & Humid Mix For Bethel, Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Scattered thunderstorms will boom through the area as a crazy mix of tropical-like weather blankets Fairfield County on Thursday.An Air Quality Alert remains in effect as hot, humid air sticks around with temperatures topping 87 degrees as the July heatwave continues across the area, according to the National Weather Service.Thunderstorms starting after 3 p.m. ...

  3. Suit Up For National Bikini Day, Newtown

    Suit Up For National Bikini Day, Newtown

    Happy 70th birthday to the revealing two-piece swimwear that gets younger looking with age.National Bikini Day is celebrated July 5 in honor of the French invention on July 5, 1946 of the two-piece bathing suit.Parisian fashion designer Louis Réard was a mechanical engineer who had taken over his mother's lingerie business around 1940, according to history.com.He was inspired to design ...

  4. July 4th By The Numbers: Roll Out The Beef, Chicken, Beer

    July 4th By The Numbers: Roll Out The Beef, Chicken, Beer

    Get out the red, white and blue--it's time to throw a party for the birth of our nation, celebrated every year on July 4.The 4th of July, better known as Independence Day, marks the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the 13 colonies claimed autonomy from England.The declaration of Independence Day as a federal holiday in 1941 started the tradition of ...

  5. Newtown Guitarist Among Musicians At Danbury CityCenter Concerts

    Newtown Guitarist Among Musicians At Danbury CityCenter Concerts

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A Pink Floyd tribute band more than a decade in the making is one of a half-dozen musical acts taking the stage in July at the Danbury Green.Beyond the Wall, founded in 2007 by drummer and vocalist Ray Distephan of Brookfield, told the Daily Voice it was passion and audience that drove him to form the band."I love Pink Floyd's music and I knew there would be an ...

  6. Chocolate Wars: Snack Food Giant Mondelez Makes Move To Grab Hershey

    Chocolate Wars: Snack Food Giant Mondelez Makes Move To Grab Hershey

    Hershey Kisses might soon be part of the snack food lineup by the maker of Oreos and Cadbury eggs, according to multiple reports.Snack food giant Mondelez, headquartered in Hanover, N.J., is in a takeover bid to add Hershey to its family of products, according to the Wall Street Journal.Hershey's $21 billion market value Thursday morning is spiking on the news, according to the Wall ...

  7. Danbury Hotel Guest Arrested On Child Porn Charges After Losing Cellphone

    Danbury Hotel Guest Arrested On Child Porn Charges After Losing Cellphone

    DANBURY, Conn. — A man from Oklahoma was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday after losing his cellphone at a local hotel, Danbury police said.Photos of child pornography were found on a guest's cellphone that had been left behind in a room at LaQunita Inn, 116 Newtown Road, Danbury police said.The Guest Services Manager had opened the phone in an attempt to identify the ...

  8. Solstice Marks Official Start Of Summer, Rare Full Moon

    Solstice Marks Official Start Of Summer, Rare Full Moon

    Everyone can officially say hello to summer on Monday, as June 20 welcomes the solstice, the longest day of the year and a rare full moon.The sun rises to the north of east on the solstice and sets to the north of west, and is visible in the sky for a longer period of time, according to timeanddate.com.'Solstice' is Latin for 'solstitium' meaning 'sun-stopping.' The 2016 North American ...

  9. How Much Did You Spend On Dad For Father's Day, Newtown?

    How Much Did You Spend On Dad For Father's Day, Newtown?

    A new survey by The Grommet, conducted by Kelton Global, reveals how much Americans are spending on Father’s Day presents and what they’re looking for in the perfect gift.Research highlights include:More than two in three (67 percent) of Americans buy a Father’s Day gift for somebody in their life.Nearly three in five (59 percent) of Father’s Day gift-givers usually buy a present for ...

  10. Shake It Up For National Martini Day, Newtown

    Shake It Up For National Martini Day, Newtown

    Shaken or stirred, made with traditional gin or the more trendy vodka, say cheers to National Martini Day on Sunday, celebrated every year on June 19.The first printed recipe for a “Martinez” cocktail appeared in a bartending manual published in San Francisco in 1887, according to Punchbowl.Bartender Julio Richelieu is said to have made the first martini in Martinez, Calif. in 1874, for ...

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