The word on the street - Poetry

The Raining Poetry Project has come to South Norwalk!  The poems will be appearing from October 7 – October 16 on North Main Street and Washington Street, and may last several months, depending on traffic and wear.

Using special paint for stenciling poems on sidewalks, the words are only visible when it rains.

Norwalk’s poet laureate, Laurel Peterson, enlisted the help of 5ivefingaz and the #mygalleryisoutside collective to put the project into motion.

 “This is a fun way to bring poetry to the street, connecting another type of art with the community” Susan Wallerstein, Chair of the Norwalk Arts Commission.

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Shop Small Saturday – Coming in November

Mark your calendar for Saturday November 26th (yes that's the day after Black Friday) because there's more shopping to do just down the street in SoNo.  More details coming soon, save the date!

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SoNo restaurants featured in Connecticut Magazines’s
“Best Restaurants” reviews

Illustrated chef from Connecticut magazine

I’ve had the Hippie Bowl at Local, the Prime Wedge at Washington Prime, and cocktails and more at Match. But hey, I’m just getting started. There are so many great choices in SoNo: cutting edge decor, craft beers and a growing sense that this is the place for satisfying the things you crave. So who are people are talking about?

The annual reviews from the editors of Connecticut Magazine are in. Here’s their take on “The Connecticut Table” in 2016. 

“Experts’ Picks” 
“Readers’ Awards Choices”


Match cocktails and The Spread dining room

        Match            The Spread

Harlan Publick patio and Local Kitchen and Beer Bar logo

                    Harlan Publick            Local Kitchen and Beer Bar

Washington Prime logo and Mama's Boy kitchen

 Washington Prime           Mama's Boy           

Mecha Noodle table and The Blind Rhino wings 
 Mecha Noodle Bar           The Blind Rhino     

Congratulations to the chefs and servers that make SoNo a destination for CT diners. You deserve the applause.            GP

South Norwalk, Connecticut

South Norwalk (known also as SoNo) is a neighborhood in Norwalk, Connecticut.  Classic waterfront meets urban hip in an eclectic hub that is SoNo’s dining, shopping and entertainment center.  A great place to live, visit and work, SoNo offers an amazing collection of restaurants, bars, bakeries, shops, galleries and attractions.   

Nightlife         Neighborhood

Also located in SoNo are the South Norwalk Metro-North Railroad Station, The Maritime Aquarium (with IMAX theater), Veteran's Park, and Oyster Shell Park.  SoNo also hosts a large annual arts celebration.  

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