Here are six local facilities that offer decent skiing at reasonable prices—all within, more or less, an hour of town. We include the approximate time from Ridgefield, as well as the price of a one-day adult pass.
This design maven and shop owner combines her own special sense of style, lots and lots of candles, and the culinary skills of a renowned chef to orchestrate a swell holiday soirée. She invited us along.
Meet dads who, in a reversal of traditional roles, stay home to raise their children while their wives bring home the paycheck. Although they admit it has been more challenging than they ever imagined, they have no regrets about their decision.
For the past year, selectman Di Masters has been executive director of the Ridgefield Community Center at the Historic Lounsbury House. Built by Gov. Phineas Lounsbury in 1896, the stately town-owned but privately run mansion has served many roles in its century-plus existence.
He’s one of Ridgefield’s best-known hair stylists, having clipped, twirled, and lavished locks here since 1963. But Paris & Company’s Jack Parascondola doesn’t fit any of the common stereotypes that often attach to male hairdressers.