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Flipside delivers mixed reactions

Flipside delivers mixed reactions

Margaux MacColl, Managing Editor

October 27, 2015

Tucked away in downtown Fairfield, at the end of a winding brick alley, is Flipside Burgers and Bar. Upon entering, the restaurant immediately gives off a casually cool vibe. The menu is printed to look like a chalkboard; the light above my table dangled from inside a kitchen strainer. A grou...

Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor

April 2, 2015

My eyes had to readjust as I entered the old factory; sunlight was pouring in from towering windows, causing the steel pillars and copper light fixtures to shimmer. I slid into a wooden booth and gazed up at the ceiling that soared two stories high. I listened as conversation and music intertwined,...

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

March 2, 2015

Let’s just say, if I were to open a restaurant, I would aspire to own one like Sugar and Olives. The interior is both sleek and homey; modern and rustic; minimalistic and cozy. The walls—a cool, light gray-blue—are accented with bursts of vibrant orange. Restaurant owner Jennifer Balin...

Westport tacks NEAT onto its list of coffeeshops

Westport tacks NEAT onto its list of coffeeshops

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

When I first entered Westport’s newest coffee shop/bar, NEAT, in pursuit of my coffee, I was instantly taken aback by the sleek countertops and comfortable ambiance of the room. Friendly servers greeted me, and I walked up to the counter to make my very difficult decision— what kind of latte should I ha...

Slice of Saugatuck offers a unique type of retail experience

Slice of Saugatuck offers a unique type of retail experience

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

September 15, 2014

Westporters eager to get a combined taste of all the delicacies from different Saugatuck restaurants had the opportunity to on Sunday, Sept. 14, and for free. Organized by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce for the Third Annual Slice of Saugatuck Event, over 25 companies displayed themselves for...

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