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Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Westport’s downtown features a variety of stores, many of which have been open for tens of years.

Alexandra Sprouls '19

February 18, 2019

The clothing store Sundance recently signed a long term lease to open on 97 Main Street at a 3,920 square foot location in Westport, Connecticut “I think the store will do well downtown because everyone is looking for cute clothes that they don’t have to order online and it’s different than the ...

New Rye Ridge Deli location replaces Oscar’s

New Rye Ridge Deli location replaces Oscar’s

November 3, 2017

By Kaela Dockray '20 and Layla Wofsy '19 ...

Developing Downtown

Developing Downtown

Kate Lewis

May 10, 2016

Anyone walking around downtown Westport can see that there are clearly some major developments occurring. This is all due to Bedford Square: a new project, currently run by the Downtown Plan Implementation Committee, that will bring Westporters new shopping, dining, office, and residential opportunities....

New chocolate shop spices up Mainstreet

New chocolate shop spices up Mainstreet

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

There is no better way to liven up the new year than by delicious chocolates and that is exactly what Aarti Khosia, owner of the newly opened chocolate shop, Khosia’s Le Rouge Handmade Chocolate, has done. Located on the lower level of 190 Main Street, Le Rouge is slightly hidden away but once ...

Local businesses spread holiday cheer on Main Street

The Westport Downtown Merchants Association, sponsors of the event, cart Westport citizens in an old fashioned horse and buggy on Dec. 13 and 14.

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014

The holidays are a time of cheer, joy, and for many, shopping.  Westport recently held a festival on Dec. 13 and 14 to embrace, and celebrate this time of year with open arms. This event included horse and carriage rides sponsored by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association, performances of holiday...

Westport windows are adorned with Halloween color

Brush are clean and ready for a day filled with color, paint, and of course, a little spooky Halloween spirit.

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor

October 22, 2014

On Saturday Oct. 18, Westport held its second annual Halloween window painting contest. The contest is sponsored by Weston Westport Chamber of Commerce and involves elementary, middle, and high school students. Within the next couple days, judges will view windows and determine the which is the best. ...

The times are a-changin’ but boutiques are here to stay

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Alison Morrison ’15 In decades past, Westport was home to storefronts such as Miss Plums Particular or Mr. Frank’s Hair Salon. Nowadays, Urban Outfitters, The Gap and JCrew clutter up Westport vibes. The ‘mom and pop’ boutiques in Westport have taken a hit. However, there are a few that are...

Top This tops off their menu with sweet new snacks

By adding sweet crepes to their menu, Top This has successfully satisfied their customers as the only  restaurant in Westport that serves crepes.

Jane levy and Izzy Ullman

September 3, 2014

As if it couldn’t get any better, Top This, one of Main Street’s sweetest froyo destinations is adding crepes, soup, and grilled cheese to their menu, making it the quintessential snack place. Since January of 2013, they have served sweet crepes including “Give me s’more,” cookies and cream and ...

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