PHOTOS ADDED: Historic Lake Ave Bridge Project Completed Early; 8+ Mile Detour is History

The Lake Avenue bridge over the Merritt
Parkway has re-opened to traffic after being returned to structural soundness and meticulously restored
to its original Art Deco appearance. Back in June the CT Dept of Transportation announced the project and received permission from the Town of Greenwich during a Selectmen meeting for an 8-1/2 mile detour expected to last 17 weeks.

Head to Sophia’s for a Holiday Sip & Shop to Benefit The Undies Project

Sophia Scarpelli and her staff at Sophia’s Costume Shop have been busy transforming the shop from its set up as a busy Halloween costume sales and rentals destination to an enticing Christmas emporium. On Nov 21, Sophia’s is partnering with The Undies Project for a holiday sip & shop in the store from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, and will donate 10% of proceeds to The Undies Project. Come enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres and show your support for the mission of The Undies Project. Inspiration for The Undies Project came to Lucy Langley in 2014 while she was volunteering at Neighbor to Neighbor sorting clothes for distribution. Realizing realized that underwear was the most under-donated and most needed item of clothing, she couldn’t imagine what it would be like to go without this basic necessity, or having to make the choice between putting a meal on the table or buying new underwear. Continue Reading →