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Sporting goods store closes in Westport

Sporting goods store closes in Westport

Abbie Goldstein '22, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Olympia Sports, a retail sporting goods company, is closing its Westport location along with eight other stores throughout Connecticut due to a change in ownership. JackRabbit, a different sporting goods company, recently purchased the company and is continuing to operate 75 different Olympia Sports s...

Westport welcomes new food from Mystic Market

Westport welcomes new food from Mystic Market

Kevin Ludy ’19 and Lauren Wasserman ’19

March 13, 2019

Highlighting the new Off Main pop-up shop

Highlighting the new Off Main pop-up shop

Lili Romann ’19 and Eli Corenthal ’19

January 9, 2019

The closing of Top This leaves Westport yogurt-less

The closing of Top This leaves Westport yogurt-less

October 10, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 Only a few years ago, Westport was full of frozen yogurt. Between Pinkberry, Sweet Frog and Top This, Westporters had multiple places to choose from to fulfill their froyo cravings. However, as of September 2018, all three locations have closed down. In 2014, Pinkberry was...

Does Stew Leonard’s live up to the hype?

Does Stew Leonard’s live up to the hype?

March 16, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20, Julia Lombardo '20 and Lily Kane '20 Does Stew Leonard's live up to the hype? from Audrey Bernstein on Vimeo....

Savvy & Grace hopes to satisfy all

Savvy & Grace hopes to satisfy all

October 16, 2017

By Layla Wofsy ’19 & Bailey Blaikie ’19

[Oct. 2016 Features] Bar ’Bucha brings a new flavor to town–Avdiu opens a new Kombucha cafe near the Westport train station

November 22, 2016

By Sydney Kaplan ’17   Aishah Avdiu ’17 is not your typical senior girl. While many students spend their afternoons playing on a sports team or spending time with friends, Avdiu has started her own business: a Kombucha cafe. Bar ‘Bucha, a name penned by Avdiu, is a cafe and store lo...

[Sept. 2016 Features] West inspires East Coast fashion

October 11, 2016

By Nicole Shapiro '18 Hidden between all the chain stores in downtown Westport, the new boutique, West, maintains its originality by bringing West Coast aesthetic to the East. On Monday Aug. 15, Laura Maged opened up West, which is located where Alex and Ani used to be in downtown Westport. Si...

School Store to Run During Exams

School Store to Run During Exams

June 10, 2011

In need of a quick snack or water, but you're too far from the cafeteria? Check out the school store right across from Patty McQuone's desk. Every Friday morning during period three Wyatt Davis '14 works at the school store, which offers candy, gum, and water. Davis will be working at the store more often with the start of exams....

The Spotlight on Stealing

The Spotlight on Stealing

December 22, 2010

The five-finger discount. The swipe. The steal. Shoplifting and theft are prevalent issues in America and have started to become part of our nation’s culture. Has Westport contributed to this development? Stealing at Staples Gym locker rooms are notorious for hit-and-run thefts, and Staples is no exc...

Major Additions to Westport: Construction on Saugatuck Center Underway

Major Additions to Westport: Construction on Saugatuck Center Underway

December 3, 2010

Construction on Riverside Avenue in downtown Westport has begun in the effort to create the Saugatuck Center, which will consist of four buildings with both commercial and residential lots. As written on its website, the goal of the project is to “bring the neighborhood back to Westport.” Project leaders would like to bring more business ...

Game Over: Four Places NOT to Go on a Date

Game Over: Four Places NOT to Go on a Date

May 28, 2010

After almost three years of high school, I believe I can say confidently that people do not go on “dates” as much as they used to. Maybe it’s because of our obsession with social networking, our reliance on mobile devices, or maybe it’s because we are inherently hesitant to date. Still, there ...

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