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  • 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 …

  • WILSON HENLEY, BRUCE GLICKMAN, AND BETSEY NESTLER, BY JOHN GRUEN
    Seasoned design gurus Wilson Henley, Bruce Glickman, and Betsey Nestler have just opened George Home—a new store and design studio featuring furniture, accessories, and gift items. 

    Seasoned design gurus Wilson Henley, Bruce Glickman, and Betsey Nestler have just opened George Home—a new store and design studio featuring furniture, accessories, and gift items. by beth aviv In keeping with the tradition of Litchfield County as the shopping destination …

  • AMANDA GLOVER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Amanda Glover is known all over Litchfield County for her amazing wedding cakes, cupcakes, sweet and savory baked goods, and her vintage Airstream Bakery, Sweetie.

    Amanda Glover is known all over Litchfield County for her amazing wedding cakes, cupcakes, sweet and savory baked goods, and her vintage Airstream Bakery, Sweetie. Ever since she was a little girl growing up in Seymour, Connecticut, Amanda Glover wanted …

  • SCOTT BOND, PHOTOGRAPHED BY STEPHEN POTTER
    With Artistic Director Christine Gevert at the helm, award-winning Crescendo brings innovative choral and instrumental performances—some rarely heard— to our community.

    With Artistic Director Christine Gevert at the helm, award-winning Crescendo brings innovative choral and instrumental performances—some rarely heard— to our community. Crescendo is a national award-winning music performance organization that has presented concerts year-round in northwestern Connecticut, the Berkshires, and …

  • DR. BENTE DAHL-BUSBY, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Whether you are recovering from an injury, have just given birth, or are experiencing pain as you age, Danica Center’s Dr. Bente Dahl-Busby can help you feel and move better.

    Whether you are recovering from an injury, have just given birth, or are experiencing pain as you age, Danica Center’s Dr. Bente Dahl-Busby can help you feel and move better.     Bente Dahl was born and raised in Denmark. …

  • JACK ROSENBERG, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Jack Rosenberg curates a group show at The Silo Gallery featuring his own paintings and works by Judy Jackson, Ann Mallory, and Elizabeth Macdonald.

    Jack Rosenberg curates a group show at The Silo Gallery featuring his own paintings and works by Judy Jackson, Ann Mallory, and Elizabeth Macdonald. by beth aviv Up a concrete staircase in a glass building beside the Shepaug River in Washington Depot …

  • JULIE DOBSON & DIANE DECKER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY BLEACHER+EVERARD
    Everyone's talking about an indoor cycling barn called RIDE. Meet locals Julie Dobson and Diane Decker, the two high energy women behind the exciting new venture.

    Everyone’s talking about an indoor cycling barn called RIDE. Meet locals Julie Dobson and Diane Decker, the two high energy women behind the exciting new venture. The simple red barn is located next to Community Table Restaurant on Route 202 in New Preston. …