Posts tagged ‘Danbury’

February 8th, 2013

Danbury Hosts Chili “Warm-Up” and 5k Sunday

by Christopher O'Brien

What do Cincinnati, San Antonio, and tailgating have in common? Chili. Whether with beans or without – a culinary dilemma – this winter warm-up tops the comfort food list.

On Sunday, February 10, the Danbury Westerners, CityCenter Danbury, and the Danbury Arena will host the fourth annual Chili Winter Warm-Up, featuring a chili cook-off, entertainment for kids and families, a discounted public skate, and downtown Danbury hospitality. The event takes place from 1-4pm and will be preceded for the first time this year by the “Big Chili” 5K run, which kicks off at 10:30am.

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December 31st, 2012

‘Danbury Fare’ On First Night Menu

by Christopher O'Brien
By Ted Kilmer
Jay Green, three time national juggling champion, eating fire at First Night Danbury in 2010. Photo: Michael Duffy / The News-Times. First Night Danbury 2012-2013, enjoying its 23rd year as a family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration, salutes “Danbury Fare.” The pun is intended, with memories of Danbury’s historic and iconic “Fair” along with recognition of our City’s “Fare”, continuing to develop and service within our CityCenter downtown hub.

First Night takes place on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 4 to 8pm in downtown Danbury downtown venues, all within easy walking distance. Through the support of Union Savings Bank; Ventura, Ribeiro & Smith; Hat City Pools; Danbury Cultural Commission; Danbury Parking Authority; BRT; Danbury Arena; and the Savings Bank of Danbury, as well as merchants, artists, residents and others, Downtown is Happening (DisH)! First Night Danbury annually provides everyone a chance to close out a year and begin anew with community spirit and lots of surprises.

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