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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Recycled LINES Sale Starts Sunday March 24th!

“A well tied tie is the first serious step in life” - Oscar Wilde Recycled LINES SALE has accessories too! Ties for ALL - zip ties, bow ties, youth ties and men’s ties. As well as shoes, flip flops, socks and belts. Don’t miss this sale-we will not “pop up” again until AUGUST! Recycled LINES Sale Starts Sunday, March 24th 12-5pm at 1435 Post Road East in Westport, Connecticut.


Sunday March 24th 12pm-5pm
Monday March 25th 10am-5pm
Tuesday March 26th 10am-3pm

Recycled Lines

Horseshoe Cafe Presents SHELLY D with Rob Russo LIVE in Southport March 25th

Join us this Monday 3/25/19 at The Horseshoe Cafe in as Shelly D (with Rob Russo) appears in the 8:30PM Feature Spot! Open Acoustic jam follows the feature show! Get on the list! HORSESHOE CAFE - 355 PEQUOT AVENUE - SOUTHPORT

Easter EggStravaganza 2019

Town of Fairfield Parks & Recreation and Town Youth Council are pleased to partner with Al's Angels to present Easter Eggstravaganza 2019 at South Pine Creek! Kids, bring your baskets! Adults, bring your flashlights!


MAMA CHOW on Post Road Southport

MAMA CHOW 3381 Post Road Southport, CT MENU:

Friday, March 22, 2019

View from the old Meeker Docks area

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Southport Harbor view from the old Meeker Docks area
circa 1920's
Early view (circa 1920's) of Southport Harbor from about the old Meeker Docks area (note fleet moored), off Harbor Road. Sasco Hill and the old onion fields to the right.
Very special thanks to Arthur Jennings for this rare view looking up Southport Harbor.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County Healthy Families 5K April 28th

Register early for the Junior League's must-attend event of the season!
The Junior League's 5th annual 5k run/walk at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo on April 28! 

Perfect for serious runners, families, strollers, etc. 

Register here:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Lattice House - Southport Village - Come and Explore

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Beautiful silver antler ice bowl
Great addition to a bar or bar cart
#barcartstyling #cocktails #greatgifts 

Lattice House 

Come and Explore

411 Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

TONIGHT: Southport Community Meeting with Police Chief Lyddy March 19th at Pequot Library

Pequot Library Derby Day Saturday May 4th


RECYCLED LINES Spring Sale March 24th - March 26th 2019

Recycled Lines


Sunday March 24th 12pm-5pm
Monday March 25th 10am-5pm
Tuesday March 26th 10am-3pm

Located at 1435 Post Road East
Westport CT


YYY in the 1940's

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Ye Yacht Yard circa 1940's
"This photo shows Howard's (Burr) mooring lift with an
old style steel mooring float."
 -Arthur Jennings
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"This photo appears to have come from a local newspaper.
By the style of the power boats, it looks to be 1940s. I believe the double-ender at the dock
with the mast was the training vessel for the Southport Sea Scouts."
-Arthur Jennings

The skipper of the Southport Yacht "CONTEST"

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"Skipper of the Southport yacht CONTEST, Arthur O. Jennings Jr. of Southport."
-Arthur Jennings Collection

Rare Southport Harbor photo circa 1920

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Southport Harbor circa 1920
To the right of the PYC clubhouse, it appears that a pillar is visable from the
Oliver H. Perry house in the wooded front yard.
"The lower right hand corner of the plate is missing but it does not detract from the main image. The large power boat in front of the clubhouse maybe an Elco and looks very similar to the powerboat owned by Erwin Jennings, a (PYC) club member. In the lower left hand corner there appears to be a gentleman wearing a "boater" who might be holding a fishing pole. It's a great photograph."
 -Arthur Jennings
Many thanks to Arthur Jennings for sharing another incredible and rare image from the past.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Richard Keith & The Occasional Playboys at The Shoe on March 18th

This Monday - 3/18 at The Shoe!
Richard Keith & The Occasional Playboys (sunglasses and all)
8:15 Start! Ya won't wanna miss! Open Jam follows!


Sunday, March 17, 2019


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It's Sunday morning and YES

 Spic and Span Market is OPEN...

And breakfast is ready... 



photo/content: Greg Peck

Friday, March 15, 2019

Lenihan Irish Dancers at Pequot Library March 16th

Lenihan Irish Dancers
March 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
At Pequot Library


At the Town Dock several decades ago

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At Ye Yacht Yard Town Dock, Southport, Connecticut. Photo reads: " In tidal basins and rivers, or where winter icing ruins small docks, the landing float is a necessity. Second hand ones in good condition are hard to come by, so it's unusally a case of knowing how to design and build one for your purpose."
Date, photographer, unkown. Photo property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

1850s Southport Bank, Southport, CT - One Dollar Proof Note - RARE

1850s Southport Bank, Southport, CT
One Dollar Proof Note PMG 66 - Rare Note! on eBay:

1853 Southport Bank Southport, CT Three Dollar Note

1853 Southport Bank Southport, CT
 Three Dollar Note 395-C6D on eBay: 

Thursday, March 14, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Menu at Spic & Span

Complete St. Patty's Day Menu! Local Hummel Corned Beef, cabbage, potatoes and Lori's amazing soda bread. Spic & Span in Southport Village has you covered. Call or stop in today. photo/content: Greg Peck

Fundraiser for Mystic Bowie's Cultural Center on March 16th

Jim Royle Drum Studio is hosting a fundraiser for Mystic Bowie's Cultural Center in Jamaica at Saugatuck Congregational Church, UCC 245 Post Rd E, Westport, Connecticut 06880 Mystic will be the special guest performing with the studio's A Team, and Silver Steel. Ensembles C & B will be opening the show! Tickets $15.00 will go fast, please contact the studio for details. 203-336-4875

The studio A Team will be traveling to Jamaica with Mystic Bowie in April to present workshops and performances for the students of Mystic's Cultural Center!



Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Blizzard 1888 Harbor Road Southport

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Blizzard 1888, Harbor Rd?
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Photographer: Roderick P. Curtis. This is believed to be a picture of Harbor Road in the area of the Curtis residence, #385. The identity of the man in this picture is not known, but he is thought to be either Lewis A. Curtis (Roderick Curtis' father) or Lewis B. Curtis (Roderick's brother).
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 16 March 1888
Format: Photograph

Blizzard of 1888 - Harbor Road?

Blizzard of 1888
Harbor Road?
Southport, Connecticut
Photographer: Roderick P. Curtis
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association

Pequot Presents: The Oscars Wednesday March 13th: Bohemian Rhapsody

Pequot Presents: The Oscars

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 13: Bohemian Rhapsody (PG-13, 2hr 13m, 2018)

Bohemian Rhapsody
 is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.It’s awards season!
Bring your own refreshments and enjoy the 2019 Oscar-nominated films at Pequot Library.
MatinĂ©e screening  -  General seating
No reservation required. -  Free and open to the public



Blizzard of 1888 in Southport

Blizzard of 1888
Harbor Road?
Southport, Connecticut
Photographer: Roderick P. Curtis
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Photograph #084: 16 March 1888

Misses Wakeman's Harbor Road Home In 1888

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418 Harbor Road-Home of Misses Wakeman, Blizzard of 1888
Southport, Connecticut
Photographer: Roderick P Curtis. On reverse of photograph is written: "Mar. 16th '88. Residence of the Misses Wakeman, Southport, Conn. (Rose Hill near Harbor Road.) After the Blizzard." The words in parentheses are in a different handwriting, known to be that of Mrs. Wells Curtis. This house was built in 1867 by Bridgeport architects Lambert and Bunnell. Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 16 March 1888
Format: Photograph

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

1950's Southport Harbor

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1950's Southport Harbor

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Lattice House - Southport Village - Come and Explore

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We love vintage pottery
It's a great way to bring color and texture into a room. 

It also makes a thoughtful gift!  
#hostessgift #pottery #vintagepottery #dragonfly 
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Very Cool Mid Century covered brass bowl with putting green design on lid 
Great gift for the golfer
#golf #barcartstyling #greatgifts #midcenturymodern 

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Elegant bronze hunting dogs
Beautiful in any number of settings - classic and timeless 
#dogsofinstagram #library #equestrianstyle #dogstyle #greatgifts#giftsforguys 

Always something great at Lattice House

Lattice House 

Come and Explore

411 Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

photos/content: Christopher Philip

Bidding Continues: Adirondack Night Online Auction ends March 11th at 8pm

Sale will begin to close Monday, March 11 at 8 p.m.
A lively time was had by all at the Center at Fairfield’s Adirondack Night fundraiser. Thank you to all friends and supporters who made it a success!
The online auction is still in progress — place your bids on a variety of specially curated items, experiences and services at the Adirondack Night online auction, hosted by Black Rock Galleries of Bridgeport. Included in the unique offerings is a Backyard Discovery Tour on your property with Patrick Comins, executive director of the Connecticut Audubon Society. You’ll identify species of birds, butterflies, plants and more, while also discussing ideas for how to attract other species to your yard.
Looking for a tropical getaway? A seven-day escape to a vacation home in San Vito, Costa Rica, a bird watcher’s paradise, will be yours with the winning bid. All proceeds will benefit the Center’s conservation and environmental education programs. 
Thanks to your support and generosity, The Connecticut Audubon Society manages 20 wildlife sanctuaries around the state, preserves over 3,000 acres of open space in Connecticut and educates over 100,000 children and adults annually at their seven centers.

Spic & Span Market NOW OPEN SUNDAYS!

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G R E A T  N E W S !

Spic & Span Market

is now OPEN SUNDAYS 8:00am - 2:00pm 

Meat Department - Deli - Groceries - Produce

photo/content: Greg Peck

Ye Yacht Yard in 1930's

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Howard Burr at YYY in the 1930's
Photographer and date unknown.
Photo property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Camp Trinity Southport

Sign up for Camp Trinity Southport here!

Sasco Lake Southport 1930's

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Sasco Lake
Southport, Connecticut
Color post card; Danziger & Berman, New Haven. Printed on front: "Sasco Lake, Southport, Conn." Sasco Lake of 9 acres was the site of the Benjamin F. Bulkley, Sr. (and later Jr.) ice business from 1863 to about 1933 (Ffld News 6 Dec 1930). The property is on the town line with the lake partly in Fairfield and partly in Westport. Sasco Lake was also referred to in some 18th century records as Sasaco Lake.
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Format: Photograph

Sasaco Lake Ice advertisement circa 1913

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Sasaco Lake Ice in 1919

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From Arthur Jennings' Collection.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

YOUNG AT HEART Great Futures Benefit Auction March 9th

Back by popular demand, our biggest fundraiser of the year returns to the Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse in Bridgeport. In addition to seeing some of our current Wakeman members in action, enjoy an evening of food, beverages, mingling and bidding in support of our organization. 


Xeno & Oaklander at StageOne at FTC with Kid Ginseng March 7th

Xeno & Oaklander
with Kid Ginseng⁩ March 7, 2019 StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company 70 Sanford Street - Fairfield, Connecticut XENO & OAKLANDER'S 6th full length album "Hypnos", is out March 8th on Dais Records Listen to their brand new track Insomnia
Image: Chris Frantz

At the Lower Wharf circa World War 1

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Photograph at the Lower Wharf. Circa WW I
Photo source: John Wall.
-Arthur Jennings
(Sasco Hill in the background).
From: Arthur Jennings' Collection.

Mill River circa 1914

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Tide Mill and barn circa 1914.

Southport, Connecticut.

Dredging at Ye Yacht Yard early 1930's

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Dredging at Ye Yacht Yard circa 1930's.
Date and photographer unknown.
Photograph courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

L.F. Sherwood receipt 1892 Southport, Conn

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An old rare receipt from L.F. Sherwood in 1892, Southport, Conn.
Courtesy of Arthur Jennings.

View From Southport Beach Pequot Avenue

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E. B. Sturges Nirvana 1890's

Greens Farms, Connecticut
B/w post card. Printed on front: "'Nirvana.' E. B. Sturges. Greens Farms, Conn." The estate shown was located on the shore point in Westport just over the Southport line of Sasco Creek, the first house on the water side of Beachside Avenue. In 1925 the 11-acre-plus estate was sold and in 1932 part of the acreage became the Richardson property. Chronicle July 1894: "Edward B. Sturges & family of Scranton are occupying their summer home here. E. N. Sipperly has taken a contract to drill an artesian well for E. B. Sturges.... The well is to be deep enough to furnish a large supply of water.... Hydrants are also to be placed in various places about the grounds...." Chronicle 12 Mar 1896: "J. W. Darling is building a small cottage for E. B. Sturges. The lower floor will be used as a laundry and drying room while the upstairs part will be fitted up as servants quarters." Chronicle 27 April 1896: "Work on the new house for E. B. Sturges is nearly completed."
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Format: Photograph

Pine Creek waterfront in 1900

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176 Pine Creek Avenue in 1900.

This Monday starts the first week of Voyage Month at ARTISAN Southport

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This Monday starts the first week of Voyage Month!Image may contain: text

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Chalk Painting Workshops at COCO & COMPANY

Chalk Painting Workshops 

learn to reinvent furniture with the use of Chalk paint
1 hour classes $65.oo
email for class schedule inquiries:

3310 Post Road Southport, CT 06890