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Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention

Past Articles

  • perla meyers, as photographed by bleacher+everard
    Back in the 1970s, Washington resident, master chef and cooking teacher Perla Meyers was way ahead of the times as an advocate for fresh, seasonal and local foods, from farm to table.

    Back in the ’70s, Washington resident, master chef and cooking teacher Perla Meyers was ahead of the times as an advocate for fresh, seasonal and local foods, from farm to table. Long before the natural, local, and seasonal movement came …

  • Sean aylmer, aS photographed by bleacher+everard
    Pearly’s, the new family restaurant in West Cornwall has opened with great success by a welcoming community. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a cup of coffee and take in the views.

    Pearly’s—the new family restaurant in West Cornwall—has opened with great success by a welcoming community. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a cup of coffee, and take in the views. A new eatery named Pearly’s Farmhouse Café has opened …

  • With a new look, opened up walkways, beautiful landscaping and thriving shops, galleries, restaurants, and food purveyors, Kent Barns has become a village within the village.

    With a new look, opened-up walkways, beautiful landscaping and thriving shops, galleries, restaurants, and food purveyors, Kent Barns has become a village within the village. Have you experienced the new Kent Barns? Its inviting renovation is creating a buzz as new …

  • jack baker, as photographed by bleacher+everard
    Three years ago, the Baker brothers looked around at our  beautiful rolling hills and decided to bottle it. They call  themselves the Batchers of Litchfield Distillery.

    Three years ago, the Baker brothers looked around at our  beautiful rolling hills and decided to bottle it. They call  themselves the Batchers of Litchfield Distillery. For three generations, David and Jack Baker’s family has been in the water-bottling business, …

  • The Judy Black Park and Gardens, PhoToGraPhed By Bleacher+everard
    From the Saturday farmers market to the art shows and the movie nights, the Judy Black Park and Gardens has been transformed into a vibrant gathering place.

    From the Saturday farmers market to the art shows and the movie nights, the Judy Black Park and Gardens has been transformed into a vibrant gathering place. Nearly a year has passed since the formal dedication of the Judy Black Memorial …

  • Carole PeCk, PhotograPhed by bleaCher+everard
    Carole Peck has been serving great food to the Northwest Corner for almost 23 years. She has been at the forefront of the farm-to- table movement before it even existed.

    Carole Peck has been serving great food to the Northwest Corner for almost 23 years. She has been at the forefront of the farm-to- table movement before it even existed. Carole Peck has always been ahead of the trends. She …

  • Stewart r. Skolnick & charleS M. haver, photographed by bleacher+everard
    The award-winning firm of Haver & Skolnick Architects has been creating stunning country homes, both inside and out, in the Northwest Corner (and elsewhere) for over 20 years.

    The award-winning firm of Haver & Skolnick Architects has been creating stunning country homes, both inside and out, in the Northwest Corner (and elsewhere) for over 20 years. Charles M. Haver, AIA and Stewart R. Skolnick, AIA, are partners in …

  • Dealer Charles lavigna, photographeD by bleaCher+everarD
    With an eye for clean lines, a well-worn patina, and iconic shapes, Charles Lavigna has gathered a collection of furniture called Switch Factory Antiques in his showroom in Bantam.

    With an eye for clean lines, a well-worn patina, and iconic shapes, Charles Lavigna has gathered a collection of furniture called Switch Factory Antiques in his showroom in Bantam. Charles Lavigna was a house painter for thirty years. His wife …

  • VINCENT GIARRANO, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Local artist Vincent Giarrano’s paintings about women and NYC city architecture capture “the small, quiet moments in life when people are truly themselves.”

    Local artist Vincent Giarrano’s paintings about women and NYC city architecture capture “the small, quiet moments in life—when people are truly themselves.” A realist painter based in Washington Depot, Vincent Giarrano currently has two shows of his work—one called Recent …

  • LOUIS LEMIEUX, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Louis Lemieux is the passionate proprietor of a fabulous new  shop BluePrint CT Home. He has traveled the world to fill it with curated furnishings and objects for the home.

    Louis Lemieux is the passionate proprietor of a fabulous new  shop BluePrint CT Home. He has filled it with curated furnishings and objects for the home. by beth aviv Residents and visitors of the Northwest Corner will have another reason to …