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Cranberry Apple Quinoa Pilaf with Orange Honey

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Cranberry Apple Quinoa Pilaf with Orange Honey

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Cooking with fresh cranberries at this time of year just feels right. Their vibrant ruby color creates a festive mood. In this case, paired with tri-color quinoa, apple and a touch of honey, they help create a healthy, protein-packed dish that is not only a delicious side dish for your dinner or holiday table, but…

BINGO: Fun while helping support local sports

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BINGO: Fun while helping support local sports

By Estela Camacho

The Danbury Athletic Youth Organization (DAYO) has been operating weekly bingo games for over thirty years and during this time, many people have participated, winning money, meeting new friends and knowing they are supporting a youth organization dedicated to helping children in the Danbury community. The proceeds from the bingo games help support Track &…

Be Aware: Self Help Scams

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Be Aware: Self Help Scams

By Catherine Blinder

As the old year ends, and the new one approaches, many of us look at it as an opportunity to work on improving our financial or personal situation. New Year’s resolutions are easy to talk about and not always that easy to accomplish! We can be inspired by advertising, websites, self-help books and magazines, but…

“Placemaking in Downtown Danbury”

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“Placemaking in Downtown Danbury”

By P.J. Prunty

What happens when you put a sole piano — sans pianist — in a public space? International artist Luke Jerram was commissioned to find that out in Birmingham, UK, in 2008. He took the ivories to the streets for three weeks, and the result was “placemaking,” before the term was trendy. In those three weeks, more than…

Learn How You Can Do Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

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Learn How You Can Do Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

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 Dear Editor, Don’t get bored this winter – make some simple and stylish outdoor furniture and yard décor for next summer’s outdoor gatherings!  How?  Come to a talk by woodwork artist Katie Jackson on Saturday, January 7th from 10:30am to noon at the Danbury Library and learn how you can do-it-yourself. In Ms. Jackson’s book, “Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture:…

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