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Friday, January 19, 2018

Watch the Premier League at the Shoe on Saturday

This Saturday January 20th, come on down to the 
355 Pequot Avenue in Southport Village 
for all the live Premier League action! 

We’ll be open at 10:00am.

Recycled Lines announce dates of their Spring 2018 Events

Recycled Lines announce dates of their Spring 2018 Events:

House of Roderick P. Curtis - Pequot Avenue Southport in 1906

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House of Roderick P. Curtis-Pequot Avenue 
Southport, Connecticut in 1906
Description: B/w post card. Printed on front: "Southport 1906. House of Roderick P Curtis." This house was built c 1890 for Roderick P Curtis. The carriage house visible at the rear, right, was moved in 1955 to become the residence at #776 Pequot Avenue. See photo #340. See _Packet_ Oct 1993.
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 1906
Format: photograph

Lattice House - Come and Explore

Traditional, Classic English Obelisks- appropriate in both garden and interior settings.
These are by Campo de' Fiori and are in stock now along with a selection of other cast stone ornaments.

talian Brass Cachepot - Circa 1950
This is one of a pair of brass pots fashioned from individual feathers to form a very cool container for your houseplants. 

Mid Century Hammered Brass Bowl - Italian 
This bowl could be very functional or could be just a great accent piece on a table or bookshelf.

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411 Pequot Avenue - Southport Village


233 Old Post Road, Southport, CT, 06890 | 203.290.3116

Proudly representing Connecticut’s Gold Coast, our Southport club is a breathtaking, three-level fitness destination. Featuring challenging classes and expansive views, Equinox Southport is sure to inspire your next great performance. 
Pilates Studio, The Pursuit, Personal Training
New Equinox members receive a complimentary Equifit, Equinox’s propriety fitness assessment,
Personal Training session and Studio Pilates session.


Mill River Bridge construction on Post Road in June 1889

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Mill River Bridge June 1889
 Southport, Connecticut
Description: Photographer: Roderick Curtis? Written on back of picture: "View of Bridge in process of building at Southport, Conn. June 1889." Written in different handwriting: "Tide Mill." An examination of the terrain indicates that this is not the bridge at the Southport tide mill but rather is the bridge on the Post Road between Fairfield and Southport. The view is from the east looking west towards Southport. The Advertiser of 15 Feb 1889 speaks of an item at the town meeting in regard to the bridge and the cutting down and grading of "the hill adjacent." Advertiser of 29 March 1889 refers to work being done on the bridge. Writing on reverse of this picture is similar to that of other pictures known to have been done by Roderick Curtis.
Creator : V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: June 1889
Format: Photograph

Wellness Wednesdays: Living Mindfully with Nutritionist Donna Brown

Wellness Wednesdays: Living Mindfully

At Pequot Library
Wednesday, January 24, 2018  7:00 pm
Learn how to take time for what matters with nutritionist and wellness coach Donna Brown.

Horseshoe Cafe Acoustic Monday Open Mic Jan.22nd

How about some live music from Richard Keith and the Occasional Playboys?
The Horseshoe Cafe will have it on tap with a special 8:15PM start time this Monday 1/22!
Stop down and join us.
Acoustic open-mic follows the feature set!

Horseshoe Cafe - 355 Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

BMW i8 at The Classic Car Gallery in Southport

2014 BMW i8 

- Available at -

The Classic Car Gallery

3266 Post Road - Southport CT


William Raveis 4th Quarter 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshots for Southport and Fairfield


Whether you are considering moving to Fairfield/Southport or thinking about selling your property, and would like to get a jump on the Spring Market and need local knowledge 
at William Raveis Real Estate Mortgage and Insurance in Southport, CT.

Winter view of Ye Yacht Yard from Harbor Road 1960's

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View of YYY from Harbor Road. looking towards Country Club of Fairfield and Sasco Hill.
Winter 1960's. With special thanks and photo credit: Arthur Jennings.

On the rails at YYY

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On the rails at Ye Yacht Yard.
Photographer and date unknown.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Sasco Beach on Thursday evening

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Sasco Beach on Thursday evening.

Cheese 101 at Fairfield Cheese Company Jan.30th

Cheese 101

Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to know more about it? Cheese 101 is the place to start. Sit and enjoy a plate of some of our best cheeses (with a little wine to wash it down, of course) as we get down to the basics. We’ll guide you through a scrumptious tasting of fresh and bloomy cheeses, washed rind and aged, plus a variety of cow, sheep, and goat cheese, all while learning about cheese-making, storage, and serving. Leave with your new-found knowledge and order with confidence the next time you’re at a cheese counter.$50

LaBlast at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Southport

WINE School 101 at Harry's Wine & Liquor Market Jan.31st & Feb.7th

from 7-9pm
$70 (includes both sessions) 

With your host Len Gulino, This is the most popular class at Harry's Wine School. We offer it several times per year, always to a packed house! We will cover everything you need to know about the basics of wine but didn't know what to ask. You will learn the 5 S's of wine tasting, the 4 taste zones of the tongue, the basic grape varieties, and much more. A selection of wines from around the world will be tasted. This class is the foundation of all the other classes in our curriculum, and we recommend that even long-time tasters will benefit from it. The concepts and techniques that you learn here will apply to any and all future wine tastings that you will ever attend. 

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Swanky Belts

Pequot Library Mid-Winter Book Sale Feb.17-18th


Mid-Winter Book Sale

Sat. & Sun., Feb. 17-18, 2018  9am-5pm daily
Vinyl! Books! Media! Childrens! Adults! Vintage Magazines! Fiction! Biography! More!

Southport Harbor Winter 1890's

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Southport Harbor looking west on Harbor Road, Meeker Warehouses etc.
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Photographer: Clinton B. Hall? No note found with this glass plate negative. Plate marked on top edge, "View Harbor...2 PM...No 4." Picture seems to have been taken from Jennings dock, Harbor Road, foot of Main Street. It shows water side of Harbor Road, going west, from approximately the foot of Westway Road to the foot of Old South Street. The 3 small buildings on the right side of the picture were the Meeker onion houses, one of which was converted into the house at 825 Harbor Road in the 1950's. The tower in the background was part of the Miss Theodora Bulkley residence, which stood at the northeast corner of Old South and Harbor Road. Buildings visible on the left side of the photo were a barn and house (built by Andrew Bulkley) which stood on the site of 883 Harbor Road until 1902.
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 1890's?
Format: Photograph

FLASHBACK: Rosie On South Pine Creek Road

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February 6, 2001
Rosie lived on South Pine Creek Road and for years, biked everywhere. Anyone who drove down South Pine Creek Road or Oldfield Road or the Post Road has seen her on her vintage bicycle. We miss seeing her on the road. It has been several years since she was seen on her beloved bike. When this photo was taken, Don's Cycle Shop in Fairfield said she bought the bike new from them over 50 years ago in about 1950, and had it serviced there regularly ever since. 
They even serviced her bike for free.

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Rosie biked no matter the weather..
And, her brother also could be seen all over Fairfield on his bike, sometimes just walking it.

Southport National Bank $1 Dollar Bill from 1865

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Southport National Bank $1 Dollar Bill printed in 1865.
Southport National Bank Main Street, Southport, CT.

Old Pine Creek Beach weathervane

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An old handmade weathervane at Pine Creek Beach.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lattice House - Come and Explore

One of a pair of Italian candle sconces from 1960.
These are in excellent condition and have a terrific patina.
Everything in Lattice House is special and unique- but every once in a while something truly amazing comes in. This is a Lucite Owl from the late 1960's. He stands 12 inches tall and only has minor scratches. He would make a witty addition to anyone's home.
Simple, Clean, Modern
This is the best cocktail shaker for Sunday.
Gold Paint on Terra Cotta
Silver on Frosted Glass - Circa 1960's
We have a great selection of new and vintage barware in stock- shakers make a great gift for that hard to buy for someone- or - as a gift for yourself. 

Lattice House 

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411 Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

Swedish Athletic Club at Pine Creek Fairfield

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The Swedish American Club (S.A.C.) at 1351 South Pine Creek Road in the early years. The current club house today was built in 1985.

Sasco Beach on Monday evening

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Sasco Beach on Monday evening.

Pequot School in 1909

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Chromo-lith post card of the Pequot School, Southport, Connecticut.
Published by Danziger & Berman (No. 112) New Haven.  Postmarked 1909

Early Harbor Road view near Ye Yacht Yard 1900's

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Harbor Road view near Ye Yacht Yard 1900's
"To the right, a view of the tower at 1000 Harbor Road. White house in the background was owned by John Wall. A lone mast appears to show from YYY to the left." -Arthur Jennings
The old well with well-sweep to the left is part of the harbor waterfront property known as "Ye set-a-spell" which is 935 Harbor Road. Note utility poles.
Early 1900's photo postcard, from Arthur Jennings' collection.

The Fireplace Xtrordinair at Dean's House of Fire

Snow driving Porsche 911 C2S and C4S

YYY Burgees

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YYY Burgees 
Available for purchase

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Another boat on the rails at YYY

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On the rails at Ye Yacht Yard.
Photographer and date unknown.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Rounding Bell 22 off Pine Creek circa 1955

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"Edward "Ted" Jennings skippering Barbara Burr's sloop
off Flat Island Bell. Circa 1955".
-Arthur Jennings
From Arthur Jennings Collection.

Braised Short Rib with Pea Puree with Chef Matt Storch

Chef Matt Storch from Match in South Norwalk, CT 
shows you how to prepare Braised Short Ribs with a Pea Puree.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Ye Yacht Yard on Sunday morning

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Ye Yacht Yard in Southport on Sunday morning.

PHOTO: Jay Hayes