Prefer to stay in town? That makes sense. Turn to this list of local places that topped our readers’ poll of restaurants, salons boutiques, jewelry stores and experts in flowers weddings, home decor and so much more—still the best just closer to home.
The calendar says summer starts June 21, but we say it starts now. Our Best Of guide to the best places to eat, shop, get fit, chill out and simply enjoy living in Fairfield County kicks off with a season’s worth of great ideas. Our voters answered our readers’ poll, and the results offer an insider view to the good life here.
By Diane Sembrot
Get psyched for your next workout; motivation from fitness trainers at Row House, TopSpin, JoyRide, and HiiTKick; summer-prep your hair; Funky Dawgz plays at Ridgefield Playhouse; a neighborhood café
SHOP Summer of Gold
GO Emily Liebert hits Miami; Mercedes-Benz C300
Macari–Stefkovich; Whittendale–Bergen; Laboissonniere–Sabia
The safe move with long-term care insurance
PEOPLE & PLACES
The Carver Foundation; Ridgefield Independent Film Festival; Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities;
Homes with Hope; Shepherds; Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club
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