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The Granola Bar in Westport Hosts Holiday Boutique; Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary w/ Deals

5 Dec

Even though we live in Greenwich, we’ve come on over to Westport a few times to check out The Granola Bar. The first time, we had a nice breakfast with plenty of great coffee and food, we checked out their new menu when they began to stay open for dinnertime, and we stopped in after Christmas tree shopping for some snacks and had a chance to sample some of the great desserts that they are serving.

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Shop, Dine + Be Merry @ Greenwich Town Stroll and Reindeer Festival 2015

2 Dec
Greenwich Town Stroll 2014

Click through to see a zoomable copy of the map with all events listed.

Christmas time comes but once a year . . . and the same is true about the Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Town Stroll. Being Greenwich residents, we’re happy to report that we went last year and we had a blast. Yes, it’s true that one of our major highlights was getting cupcakes off of a food truck, but we’re a bit food-obsessed and crazy-headed.

So, we’re excited to share that the fun is back this year! Just look at some of the major highlights:

Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Workshop

Dates: 11/28-12/24 from 12-6

Location: McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street

Deets: Come by to meet and pet the reindeer, refreshments, face painting, holiday shopping, and more! You can also get photos with Santa (pets allowed) starting at $29.99 from 12-6 M-F, Saturday 9-6, and Sunday 9-5. $5 from each photo package goes to Kids in crisis and McArdle’s will donate $5 per wreath bought on 12/5 and 12/6.

 Food Trucks on East Putnam

Get your nom on from 10-6 on Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday between 45 and 26 East Putnam Avenue. There you can devour food from Bounty Burger, Hot off the Grill, and NoRA Cupcake Truck.

Food Trucks on Greenwich Avenue

After you’ve been walking around for a bit, chances are you’ve worked up more of an appetite, so stop by and visit even more trux! Check them out on 12/6 from 10-5 and on 12/7 from 12-5. Providing you with awesome breakfasts, lunches, and dinners will be Lobstercraft, Fryborg, The Buzz Truck, Tandoori, and Melt Mobile!

Whole Foods Market Tent

At 299 Greenwich Avenue, warm up with some apple cider provided by Whole Foods.

Greenwich Baptist Church Taste of Christmas Tent

Warm up and get into the holiday mood with plenty of yummy and warm Christmas treats. Stop by Saturday from 10-6 and Sunday from 12-5.

And there’s even more going on that we can’t even begin to describe like a Live Nativity scene, horse drawn carriage rides, live holiday music, a bouncy castle, ice sculpting, free art exhibitions, and a Candlelight Open House. Check out more details here and this interactive map that you can bring up on your phone when you’re walking around to bring you to the next deal, free samples, special, event, or food truck. Happy Holidays, people! :)

Get in the Spirit: Christmas in Black Rock w/ Fire Engine Pizza Co.

25 Nov

Christmas in Black Rock

After you’ve eaten all your leftovers and you are thoroughly tired of eating turkey, you know what’s right around the corner, don’t you? Yup, it’s the start of getting ready for Christmas! You need to take our your decorations, set up your inflatables, go present shopping, and of course you need that perfect tree. Doesn’t that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? Okay, maybe the idea of hunting for that perfect tree isn’t that great, but it should be a lot easier this year!

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