Inklings News

Chez 180 whips up business

Chez 180 opened on Feb. 4 in downtown Westport.  The cafe serves a myriad of different treats, such as a slice of the Cereal and Milk cake pictured above.

Katie Simons ’22 and Chloe Murray ’22

February 27, 2020

Downtown Westport: a place for all to enjoy

Bedford Square features shops and restaurants in downtown Westport. The retail center has faced multiple closings this past year.

Graham Day '21, Staff Writer

January 1, 2020

Downtown Westport is an area filled with clothing stores, restaurants and other adult-friendly destinations. There is one thing missing from downtown Westport that would create a place where people of all ages would enjoy. That’s where Randy Herbertson and the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) and...

Westport Library prepares for grand opening

The Westport Library will host its grand opening of the renovated building on June 23. New additions to the library include more study rooms, a stage and a new main entrance inspired by the steps to enter the Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The library has been under renovation since Sept. in 2017.

Audrey Bernstein ’20 and Allie D’Angelo’ 20, Editors-in-Chief

June 7, 2019

Westport Library opens pop-up shop

Westport Library opens pop-up shop

Roxy Augeri ’20 and Allie D’Angelo ’20

January 3, 2019

323 Main removes “Tuskegee Experiment” cocktail from menu

323 Main removes “Tuskegee Experiment” cocktail from menu

September 17, 2018

By Rachel Suggs '21 When customers now walk into downtown Westport’s 323 Main, they will not be offered an official cocktail menu. “We used to have a cocktail menu with names that featured historical events. But now we have no real cocktail menu. Just a list of our wines and beers,” Rei...

Downtown Westport waves goodbye to David’s Tea

Downtown Westport waves goodbye to David’s Tea

April 28, 2017

By: Liv Ronca ’18   David’s Tea, one of the many outlets where Westporters receive their caffeine, will be closing its downtown location between Brooks Brothers Women’s store and Jack Wills on April 29.   “I went to David’s Tea probably once every two or three weeks, and I went a lot...

[April 2017] Free People makes its Westport debut

[April 2017] Free People makes its Westport debut

April 21, 2017

By: Emma Rojas '18 and Bri Zelberg '19 Free People, a Bohemian style clothing store owned by Urban Outfitters, will open their new 6,000 sq ft location, in the former building, at 645 Post Road East later this month. The women’s clothing store has over 100 stores nationwide, including...

Westport dresses up for the holidays

Westport dresses up for the holidays

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

December 14, 2015

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Students mull over the future of the old YMCA

Students mull over the future of the old YMCA

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

When the YMCA moved from its old home at 59 Post Road E. in downtown Westport to Mahackeno, the tudor building that it was once housed in was more than a vacant property.  It is a building full of memories for many students. Many students, such as Griffin O’Neill ’17, have fond memories of the YMC...

2013 Westport-Weston Restaurant Week is a recipe for new business

Diners enjoy the reduced price menus at Acqua on Main Street, one of the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week.

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

October 10, 2013

The clink of glasses and murmurs of conversation drift out on Main Street. Diners at Acqua and Cru sit under outdoor lighting as hot plates whisk between kitchen and table. All around Westport, restaurants – including Tarry Lodge, 323 Main, and Sakura – are lit up, marking the bi-annual Westport-Wes...

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