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  • RobeRtson & KyRa HaRtnett, as pHotogRapHed by bleacHeR+eveRaRd
    At twenty2 wallpaper’s headquarters in Bantam, Kyra and Robertson Hartnett push the boundaries of wallpaper by creating innovative, bold designs, including a 3D collection.

    At twenty2 wallpaper’s headquarters in Bantam, Kyra and Robertson Hartnett are pushing the boundaries of wallpaper by creating innovative, bold designs, including a 3D collection. Husband and wife duo Kyra and Robertson Hartnett love to talk wallpaper. After all, they have been …

  • owners george & elissa Potts, as PhotograPhed by bleacher+everard
    Two weeks ago, an anniversary celebration was held at the Fife ’n Drum in Kent, where great food, drinks, and music has been served to locals and visitors for 45 years.

    Two weeks ago, an anniversary celebration was held at the Fife ’n Drum in the town of Kent, where great food, drinks, and music has been served to locals and visitors for 45 years. A landmark in the historic town …

  • Our annual list of outdoor winter activities in the Northwest Corner.

    Our annual list of outdoor winter activities in the Northwest Corner. Even with the temperatures hovering near zero, the blasts of Arctic air, and snow storms every few days here in the Litchfield Hills, it’s hard to resist the beauty …

  • An Art opening in wAshington; bleAcher+everArd
    As you make plans for the new year ahead, save these dates for not-to-be-missed annual events in Litchfield County.

    As you make plans for the new year ahead, save these dates for not-to-be-missed annual events in Litchfield County. january New Year’s Day Concert & Party Presented by Washington Friends of Music, featuring The New Baroque Soloists lead by Artistic …

  • pat werner, as photographed by bleacher+everard
    Pat Werner weighs in on her upcoming retirement from Washington Montessori School as Head of School for 38 years, and shares her thoughts on a Montessori education.

    Pat Werner weighs in on her upcoming retirement from Washington Montessori School as Head of School for 38 years, and shares her thoughts on a Montessori education. Pat Werner was born in the suburbs of New Jersey. She grew up there …

  • ellen prindle, as photographed by bleacher+everard
    Ellen Prindle has opened a gallery called The Hen’s Nest in Washington Depot featuring a wide array of art by local artists— from paintings and sculpture to furniture and jewelry.

    Ellen Prindle has opened a gallery called The Hen’s Nest in Washington Depot featuring a wide array of art by local artists— from paintings and sculpture to furniture and jewelry. Ellen Prindle grew up in New York City and spent time …

  • 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, …