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Spotted Horse excels in American cuisine

Spotted Horse excels in American cuisine

October 30, 2018

By Jake Navarro '20 On an average Monday I would never expect a restaurant to be packed, but Spotted Horse was full of people. Located at 26 Church Ln, Spotted Horse offers American styled food ranging from lobster macaroni to a traditional styled burger. As I looked over the menu, I saw that they...

American Housewife Falls Flat

American Housewife Falls Flat

October 20, 2016

ABC's fall TV lineup includes a show featuring Westport. The show is American Housewife and I was anxiously awaiting the premiere episode on Tuesday, October 11. Unfortunately for me, the show was a huge disappointment. “Overall I have mixed emotions about it,” said Nina Radman ‘20. “The c...

New restaurant harvests fresh flavors

Two of the chef’s recommended appetizers of a shaved brussels sprout salad atop a
parmesan risotto cake with a light drizzle truffle vinaigrette and the house-made meatballs with house butchered colorado lamb, basil, oregano, fresh tomato sauce and parmesan cheese crostini.

Renee Weisz, Breaking News Managing Editor

April 4, 2016

Across the street from the noisy bustle of the Westport train station lies Westport’s newest farm-to-table food heaven: Harvest. Upon entering, my senses were aroused by the natural whiffs of oak wafting from the surrounding wooden walls and the smell of freshly popped wine corks tickling my nose....

McCreery Wins ‘Idol’ Season 10

McCreery Wins ‘Idol’ Season 10

May 25, 2011

Scotty McCreery has been crowned the new American Idol. On May 24, “Idol” finalists McCreery, 17, and Lauren Alaina, 16, sang their final songs on one of television’s most popular reality shows. McCreery sang Montgomery Gentry’s “Gone,” George Strait’s “Check Yes or No,” and his fi...

Idol Dreaming

Idol Dreaming

November 12, 2010

She ate her bacon-egg-and cheese sandwich and applied her pink lipstick. She was provided hair and makeup. She then proceeded to sing “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” on stage in front of couple hundred people. This isn’t referencing KT Tunstall, or any other famous singer for that matter, rather,...

A Night to Remember: What American Prom Means to Foreign Exchange Students

PRETTY IN PINK: Diana Safina ’11, from Russia, smiles during prom | Photo Contributed by Diana Safina '11

May 28, 2010

Annie Nelson '11 Managing Editor Like most other junior boys at Staples, the junior prom on May 8 was an entirely new experience for Narn Chaisawat ’11. But unlike most junior boys, this has also been Chaisawat’s first school year spent in America. Chaisawat, who originally hails from Thailand, arrived in Westport days before the sta...

American Idol, Season 9: The Wrap-Up

May 27, 2010

Well, we made it to the end. We started with over 100,000 people from all over the country. The judges picked a handful to sing in Hollywood. We got 24 from there. And after Casey James’ expected elimination last week, America narrowed it down to Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox as...

American Idol: Step It Up or Shut Up

March 26, 2010

Season 9 of Fox’s hit television series, American Idol, which premiered last January, is a shining example of a show that’s swirling the drain. If you watched season 8, you may have been captivated like I was: the talent, the drama, the duets, the voices, Allison Iraheta’s signature maroon hair,...

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

Howard Zinn speaks to students and faculty at Marlboro College in 2004 | Photo from Wiki Commons

February 28, 2010

Image via Wikipedia For many people Howard Zinn stood out only for his unusual last name. Some students may remember “that radical historian, or was he a communist?” they read for a day – and then forgot. But for others Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People’s History of the United States, will be remembered long after his works are out of ...

A New Season and Coach for Boys Water Polo

The boy's water polo team practices hard in hopes of winning their upcoming games. | Photo by Alicia Lourekas '12

October 16, 2009

Alicia Lourekas '12 Staff Writer When the wreckers boys water polo team splashes into the pool after school they are ready to learn how to play the ‘real’ game of water polo. This year the team has a new coach Charlie Gulotta. He has been involved with water polo for over 50 years. He started his career in high school where h...

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