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Patty’s Portico is Martha Stewart’s Go-To Place for Restoring Vintage Patio Furniture

Patty’s Portico specializes in sandblasting and powder coating wrought iron, cast iron, and aluminum including name brands like Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Molla, Woodard and Salterini. They also restrap, re-sling, weld and replace glides and glass tops, and can restore cast iron radiators, heat registers, candelabras, marine and automotive parts. Continue Reading →

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As Port Chester Super-Sizes, Traffic Safety Issues Come to a Head in Byram

Byram residents say traffic and dangerous driving threaten their neighborhood safety and quality of life.
Across the river in Port Chester, where Main Street is being redeveloped with multi-story buildings, residents will funnel through Byram to reach I-95 exit 2. Continue Reading →

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Vincent Graziano Wants You to Join “The Romeo Club.” It’s a Meal Readers Will Devour

Vincent Graziano has done it again. Having published his first work of fiction, Die Laughing, in 2009, and more recently The Family Jewels in 2018, the stand up comedian turned funeral parlor owner again borrows from memories of his youth in Little Italy and imagined scenarios only a funeral director could devise. Continue Reading →

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Byram Residents Seek I95 Sound Barriers, Protection for Veterans Memorials Near New Hamill Rink Site

The Byram Neighborhood Association met Monday night via Zoom to discuss plans for a new Hamill Rink, concerns about noise from the CT Dept of Transportation’s $205 million I-95 improvement project, and a raft of concerns about beautification, blight, parking and traffic in the neighborhood on the west side of town. Continue Reading →

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Port Chester ZBA Considers Tarry Lighthouse. “Folks Like Village’s Rusty, Dusty Form”

About a dozen residents of Byram and Port Chester shared their opinions on the proposed 7-story, 242-unit development that would replace the entire block bordered by North Main St, Mill St, Abendroth and Highland St. Most opposed the project, several cited the appeal of the existing diverse and historic buildings. Continue Reading →

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