Author: Chris Dowling

It’s hard to believe it, but the holiday season is almost upon us! This year may look a little different, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still celebrate in style and make lasting memories virtually from the comfort and safety of your apartment! Decorate Your Apartment No matter what holiday you’re celebrating – start with decorating your apartment. Put on some music and make a day of decorating your Norwalk home. Pull out your festive holiday décor, cocktail napkins, dishtowels, candles, etc. Get creative with flowers and plants and make holiday centerpieces and floral arrangements you can display in your apartment! Learn

Fall is in the air and it’s time to get out and enjoy the beauty that comes with the changing seasons! Norwalk CT and our surrounding areas have some great spots to see some of the best fall foliage the East Coast has to offer. The only question is how soon can you go? Take a stroll, hike, bike or run and enjoy the dynamic beauty of Norwalk River Valley Trail. This unique trail project aims to build 30 miles of trail connecting Calf Pasture Beach to Rogers Park in Danbury CT, passing through Wilton, Ridgefield, and Redding along the way

Even though Labor Day Weekend has come and gone – you still have time to take advantage of the great weather and check off some of your last minute Summer Bucket List items in Norwalk before the first fay of Fall on September 22nd.  Enjoy some outdoor live music.  Check out The Sono Collection’s Drive-In Rooftop concert series. Brought to you by The Wall Street Theater, get tickets to experience the thrill of live music with The Breakers (America’s Premier Tom Petty Tribute Band)  or Mullett, a band for Hair Band fanatics and lovers of Rock ‘n” Roll! This is the closest

The dog days of summer are here and it’s time to switch up your routine and get outside and maybe even hit the beach! Make any day a beach day at Calf Pasture Beach and Shady Beach. Cool down and enjoy the ¾ of a mile of scenic coastline with picturesque views paired with a salt-water breeze. Take a break from the sun a grab a bite to eat at Ripka’s, where you can enjoy delicious fresh seafood and beach inspired bites! Make the best of your time and get in the know before you go, find all their rules, schedules

It’s finally time to take advantage of the beautiful weather and Norwalk’s fantastic food scene!  If you are itching to experience dining out again, many of Norwalk’s restaurants are now open at 50% capacity! Residents can take a short walk or quick drive and find many exciting dining options in your Norwalk neighborhood. All open restaurants are complying with state regulations, so it will be different, but it will be delicious and most importantly safe. If you still don’t feel like leaving the area, another option is to enjoy the rotating food trucks stopping by The Curb Apartments! For Norwalk’s best

As we slowly reopen our Norwalk community, social distancing will still play a part in our daily lives.  We can continue to operate cautiously and find ways to have fun and stay entertained. Thankfully living in Norwalk, CT at The Curb makes this easier.  All building amenities are open at the Curb, with the exception of the pool.  With so many outdoor spaces at the Curb and access to the Norwalk community and restaurants, we can start to experience life in a fuller way. So much amazing entertainment and culture is still taking place online that you can partake in

With most of the country under stay-at-home orders, our apartments have become our sanctuaries. Spring is a time for rebirth and renewal and you can carry that theme out at home. We might be stuck at home, but we don’t have to be stuck in our design. Below are some small and doable projects you can do to redecorate or refresh your apartment during these different times. Perspective is something very important these days. Little things, like rearranging things in your home can breathe new life into your space and give you a whole new perspective on your apartment. Try a

Just because you are stuck at home, doesn’t mean you can’t be productive and use this time of social distancing to stay busy. Sure, you can binge watch all those shows you’ve been itching to catch up on, but you can also find many activities to keep you busy and calm as we focus on staying healthy. You can start by conquering your spring cleaning in an eco-friendly way. Get clean and go green! First thing you can do is declutter and donate things you don’t need. Another option is to transfer some of that clutter to The Curb’s

March is here and with March comes St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness.  It seems like the perfect month to explore Norwalk and find the best places to grab a beer.  Whether you are looking for an authentic St. Patty’s celebration or a spot to cheer on your favorite college basketball team, your neighborhood has some great options.   Get in the St. Patty’s spirit at O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant. Experience the South of Ireland in your hometown! Taking cues from famous pubs in Dublin, O’Neill’s is ideal for a perfect Guinness pour or a long conversation over a glass of whiskey.