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Encyclopedia > Norwalk, Connecticut
Norwalk, Connecticut
Norwalk City Hall and Concert Hall
Norwalk City Hall and Concert Hall
Motto: The Right Place, The Right Time
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°05′38″N 73°25′11″W / 41.09389, -73.41972
NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford
Region South Western Region
Incorporated 1651
Consolidated 1913
Government
 - Type Mayor-council
 - Mayor Dick Moccia
Area
 - Total 94.0 km² (36.3 sq mi)
 - Land 59.1 km² (22.8 sq mi)
 - Water 35.0 km² (13.5 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 - Total 84,437
 - Density 1,430/km² (3,703.7/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 0685x
Area code(s) 203
FIPS code 09-55990
GNIS feature ID 0209405
Website: http://www.norwalkct.org

Norwalk is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 84,437 making it the sixth largest city in Connecticut, and the third largest in Fairfield County.[1] The city is part of the New York metropolitan area. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 846 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Front of Norwalk City Hall and Concert Hall, Norwalk, Connecticut. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links US-CT-Norwalk. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... A New England City and Town Area or NECTA is a geographic entity in the New England region of the United States. ... Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Dick Moccia, newly elected mayor of Norwalk, CT Dick Moccia, a republican, was elected mayor of Norwalk, CT on November 8, 2005. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area code 203 covers the Southwestern part of Connecticut. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... New York–Northern New Jersey–Long Island is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States and is also one of the most populous in the world . ...


The name “Norwalk” itself comes from the Algonquin word “noyank” meaning “point of land”, or its Native American name, “Naramauke” (or Norwauke, Norowake, or Norwaake), a Native American chief. The Algonquian (also Algonkian) languages are a subfamily of Native American languages that includes most of the languages in the Algic language family (others are Wiyot and Yurok of northwestern California). ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ...


The farming of oysters has long been important to Norwalk, which was once nicknamed "Oyster Town." Norwalk is Connecticut's largest oyster producer and home to the nation's largest oyster company, Tallmadge Brothers. Each September, Norwalk holds its annual Oyster Festival. The festival is similar to many state fairs. Workers harvest catfish from the Delta Pride Catfish farms in Mississippi Aquaculture is the cultivation of aquatic organisms. ... The name oyster is used for a number of different groups of mollusks which grow for the most part in marine or brackish water. ... The Norwalk Oyster Festival is an annual fair in the city of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... A state fair is a competitive and recreational gathering of a U.S. states population. ...


Residents of Norwalk are referred to as "Norwalkers". They are served by Norwalk Hospital. A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a people or the inhabitants of a place. ... Norwalk Hospital is a a nonprofit, acute-care, community hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. ...

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History

See also: History of Norwalk, Connecticut

Norwalk was purchased in 1640 by Roger Ludlow. The original purchase included all land between the Norwalk and Saugatuck rivers and a day’s walk north from the sea. Norwalk was incorporated on September 11, 1651. The history of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Roger Ludlow (1590-1664) was one of the founders of the colony (later the state) of Connecticut. ... The Norwalk River is a river in southwestern Connecticut, approximately 23 miles long. ... The Saugatuck River is a short river in southwestern Connecticut in the United States, approximately 25 mi (40 km) long. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ...


The traditional American song "Yankee Doodle" has Norwalk-related origins. During the French and Indian War, a regiment of Norwalkers arrived at Fort Crailo, NY, the British regulars began to mock and ridicule the rag-tag Connecticut troops who only had chicken feathers for uniform. Dr. Richard Shuckburgh, a British army surgeon, added new words to a popular tune of the time, Lucy Locket (e.g., “stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni”, macaroni being the London slang at the time for a foppish dandy). Yankee Doodle is a well-known US song, often sung patriotically today. ... Combatants France First Nations allies: Algonquin Lenape Wyandot Ojibwa Ottawa Shawnee Great Britain American Colonies Iroquois Confederacy Strength 3,900 regulars 7,900 militia 2,200 natives (1759) 50,000 regulars and militia (1759) Casualties 3,000 killed, wounded or captured 10,040 killed, wounded or captured The French and... Lucy Locket is an English nursery rhyme. ... This article is about the persons. ...


In 1776, American spy Nathan Hale set out from Norwalk by ship on his ill-fated intelligence-gathering mission. For other uses, see 1776 (disambiguation). ... For other persons named Nathan Hale, see Nathan Hale (disambiguation). ...


British forces under General William Tryon arrived on July 10, 1779 and almost completely destroyed Norwalk; only six houses were spared. After the Revolutionary War, many residents were compensated for their losses with free land grants in the Connecticut Western Reserve in what is now Ohio; this later became Norwalk, Ohio. William Tryon (January 27, 1729 to 1788) was colonial governor of the Province of North Carolina (1765-1771) and the Province of New York (1771-1780, though he did not retain much power in the colony beyond 1777). ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Connecticuts land claims in the West The Connecticut Western Reserve was land claimed by Connecticut in the Northwest Territory in what is now northeastern Ohio. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Norwalk is a city in Huron County, Ohio, United States. ...


In 1850 the Danbury and Norwalk Railroad connects Norwalk with Danbury. The first major U.S. railroad disaster occurred in Norwalk in 1853 when a train plunged into the Norwalk River. Forty-six deaths and about 30 injuries resulted. The Danbury and Norwalk Railroad was chartered May 1835 as the Fairfield County Railroad. ... For a list of 1950-1999 rail accidents, see List of 1950-1999 rail accidents. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Oyster farming in Norwalk peaked from the late 1800s to the early part of the 20th century. By 1880, it had the largest fleet of steam-powered oyster boats in the world. Workers harvest catfish from the Delta Pride Catfish farms in Mississippi Aquaculture is the cultivation of aquatic organisms. ... A steam engine is a heat engine that makes use of the potential energy that exists as pressure in steam, converting it to mechanical work. ...


In the mid-1970s, the city government and several local organizations started successful efforts to revitalize the South Norwalk business district ("SoNo"). The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk was founded as part of that effort. South Norwalk or SoNo is a neighborhood in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk (formerly Maritime Center) is located in Norwalk, Connecticut (in the SoNo neighborhood). ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 94.1 km² (36.3 mi²). 59.1 km² (22.8 mi²) of it is land and 35.0 km² (13.5 mi²) of it (37.24%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...

Image File history File links NorwalkSeal. ... Image File history File links NorwalkSeal. ...

Neighborhoods

Norwalk is composed of several neighborhoods: Midtown Norwalk, East Norwalk, West Norwalk, Cranbury, Silvermine, Winnipauk, Wilson Point, Harbor View, Rowayton and South Norwalk, known locally as "SoNo." A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city, town or suburb. ... Heritage Wall and statue of Columbus in Thomas C. OConnor Park on West Avenue Norwalk Library, ca. ... East Norwalk is a neighborhood located in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Cranbury is a neighborhood or section in the northeast corner of the city of Norwalk in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... Silvermine is a neigborhood extending into three southwestern Connecticut municipalities -- Norwalk, New Canaan and Wilton. ... Main Street, circa 1906 Rowayton is a section of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... South Norwalk or SoNo is a neighborhood in Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


Neighboring towns

Norwalk is bordered on the east by Westport; on the north by Wilton; on the northwest by New Canaan; on the west by Darien and on the south by Long Island Sound. Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1835 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Gordon F. Joseloff  - Town meeting moderator Alice H. Shelton Area  - City 86. ... Wilton is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, in the United States. ... New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Stamford, on the Five Mile River. ... Darien is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... New York City waterways: 1. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 82,951 people, 32,711 households, and 20,967 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,404.1/km² (3,637.3/mi²). There were 33,753 housing units at an average density of 571.3/km² (1,480.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 73.95% White, 15.27% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 3.25% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.33% from other races, and 2.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.63% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 32,711 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.10. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.


According to a 2006 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $64,895, and the median income for a family was $80,732.[3] Males had a median income of $46,988 versus $38,312 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,781. About 5.0% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Recent population trends

Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Education

The current Superintendent (education) of Norwalk Public Schools is Dr. Sal Corda. There are an assortment of public, private, and parochial schools in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... In education, a superintendent is an individual that has executive oversight and administration rights, usually within an educational entity or organization. ...


The public school system has three high schools, each covering Grades 9 through 12: The oldest, Norwalk High School (founded in 1902) is the home of the Norwalk Bears. Brien McMahon High School (founded in 1960) is named for U.S. Senator Brien McMahon. The third is Briggs High School, which was named for Dr. Richard C. Briggs, who was superintendent of schools from 1971 to 1980. Briggs High School was formerly known as the Briggs Center for Vocational Arts and is an alternative to the two traditional high schools. Norwalk High School is a secondary school located in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. It is the oldest high school in Norwalk, created in 1902. ... Brien McMahon High School is a secondary school located in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. It is named after Brien McMahon, a former United States Senator from Norwalk. ... Brien McMahon (b. ...


The city has four middle schools, for grades 6-8: West Rocks Middle School and Nathan Hale Middle School, which feed into Norwalk High School, and Roton Middle School and Ponus Ridge Middle School, which feed into Brien McMahon High School. Middle school and junior high school cover a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education and serve as a bridge between them. ... West Rocks Middle School is a junior high school (6th-8th grade) located in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. The principal of the school is Dr. Lynne Moore. ... A middle school in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Ponus Ridge Middle School is a middle school in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. It feeds into Brien McMahon High School, a high school with a renowned sports program. ...


There are twelve elementary schools in Norwalk: Brookside, Columbus Magnet, Cranbury, Fox Run, Jefferson, Kendall, Marvin, Naramake, Rowayton, Silvermine, Tracey, and Wolfpit. One charter school, Side by Side Community School, is located in South Norwalk. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... South Norwalk or SoNo is a neighborhood in Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


In 2006, three of the city's four middle schools and nine of its 12 elementary schools, along with a "community school" were cited as falling behind in standards for the federal "No Child Left Behind" Act. Three elementary schools had not met the standards for two years in a row, so students in those schools are offered the choice to go to a Norwalk public school that hasn't been designated as needing improvement. Signing ceremony at Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio. ...


Post-secondary education

Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, Connecticut, also known as NCC, is the largest of the 12 schools in the Connecticuts community college system. ... Gibbs College is the name of each of the for-profit colleges operating under the Gibbs Division of the Career Education Corporation. ... University of Phoenix (UOP) is a for-profit educational institution specializing in adult education, with campuses located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. ...

Annual events

  • Norwalk Harbor Splash!, held in early June and started in 1995, the festival features arts and crafts booths, food vendors, music, a parade, and dragon boat races.
  • St. George Greek Orthodox Festival, held in early June, the festival features Greek delicacies, Pontic Greek dance exhibitions and a large carnival.
  • Round Hill Highland Games, a festival of Scottish culture and athletic events, was started in 1923 in Greenwich, CT but interrupted during World War II, then restarted in 1952, and has been held in Norwalk's Cranbury Park on or around July 4 for a number of years. In 2006, the 83rd annual event attracted 4,000 people to hear bagpipes and watch the caber toss, the hammer throw and other events, with athletes often wearing wool kilts. Games for children are also offered. Food and Scottish items are offered for sale. Organizers say the event is the third-oldest Scottish games festival in the United States.[2]
  • SoNo Arts Celebration, held in mid-summer
  • Kayak for a Cause, a fund-raising event held every summer since 2000 at Calf Pasture Beach
  • The Norwalk Oyster Festival, held first weekend after Labor Day
  • Norwalk Boat Show, held in late September
  • The Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum has hosted an annual antique show since 1978. In 2006 the show was held the last weekend in October and attracted dealers from Ohio and Pennsylvania as well as Connecticut.[3]

Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... A Dragon boat (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a very long and narrow human powered boat used in the team paddling sport or Dragon boat racing which originated in China. ... Greek Orthodox Church can refer to any of several hierarchical churches within the larger group of mutually recognizing Eastern Orthodox churches: the Orthodox Church of Constantinople, headed by the Patriarch of Constantinople, who is also the first among equals of the Eastern Orthodox Communion. ... Pontic Greek is a Greek language which was originally spoken on the shores of the Black Sea (Pontus). Pontics linguistic lineage stems from Attic Greek, and contains influences from Byzantine Greek, Turkish influence and some Persian and Caucasian borrowings. ... This article is about the Scottish as an ethnic group. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Settled 1640 Joined Connecticut 1656 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Peter Tesei  - Town administrator Edward Gomeau  - Town meeting moderator Thomas J. Byrne Area  - Total 174. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kayak for a Cause is a non-profit kayaking fundraiser that takes place annually on Long Island Sound. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The Norwalk Oyster Festival is an annual fair in the city of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... This article is about the holiday in the United States. ... The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion is a Second Empire style country house in Norwalk, Connecticut. ...

Large and distinctive companies

  • ABB Inc. Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) -- North America headquarters located at 501 Merritt Seven; ABB/US is a technology-based provider of power and automation products, systems, solutions, and services. Building on our core strengths of technology leadership, pioneering spirit and a sustainable approach to business, ABB helps our customers to become more profitable while lowering environmental impact. ABB operations in North America, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, employs 11,250 people in manufacturing and other facilities. Worldwide, the ABB Group, headquartered in Zurich, employs about 103,000 people in approximately 100 countries.
  • Arch Chemicals Inc. (ARJ)-- headquarters, 501 Merritt Seven; international manufacturer of specialty chemicals for markets including personal care products, wood preservatives and coatings, water purification and building products. Its hydrazine propellants are used in NASA's space shuttle, government and commercial satellites and launch rockets; 2,725 employees companywide; 210 in Connecticut; $1.3 billion in 2005 revenues; CEO Michael E. Campbell
  • Applera Corp. Applied Biosystems Group (ABI) -- headquarters, 301 Merritt Seven; the successor to Norwalk's old Perkin Elmer Corp. (the actual name of Perkin Elmer went to another company) Appelera Biosystems develops, manufactures, sells and services instrument systems, reagents and software for the life sciences industry. It is a separately traded stock under the holding company Applera Corp., also based in Norwalk. (Applera Corp. also includes Celera Genomics, best known for its work on the human genome project.) Appelera Biosystems has 4,030 employees companywide; $1.8 billion in 2005 revenues; CEO Tony L. White
  • Diageo North America -- U.S. headquarters of the world's largest liquor maker
  • Emcor Group Inc. (EME) -- headquarters, 301 Merritt Seven (not to be confused with "Premcor Inc." of Greenwich); a Fortune 500 company that performs mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a range of businesses worldwide; 26,000 employees companywide; 506 in Connecticut; $4.7 billion in 2005 revenues; CEO Frank T. MacInnis
  • FactSet Research Systems - A leading provider of global financial and economic information, including fundamental financial data on tens of thousands of companies worldwide. Combining hundreds of databases into its own dedicated online service, FactSet also provides the tools to download, combine, and manipulate financial data for investment analysis. FactSet has offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, its headquarters are in Norwalk, Connecticut.
  • IMS Health — The world's largest supplier of pharmaceutical market intelligence recently moved its headquarters to Norwalk from Fairfield, Connecticut.
  • Kayak.com -- headquarters, Connecticut Avenue; a travel search engine Web site founded in January 2005; Steve Hafner, CEO.
  • Media Storm LLC (privately held) -- headquarters, 32 Haviland St., South Norwalk; helps entertainment marketers identify advertising vehicles, and then helps place the ads. The company helped promote the debut of the FX television program The Shield, which broke the record for the number of viewers for a cable television premier. In 2006 the company made Inc. magazine's "Inc. 500" list of fast-growing companies, coming in at No. 106, with 869.7% growth over three years (2002 to 2005). Media Storm had $72.5 million in annual revenues in 2005 and 22 employees. It was founded in November 2001 by managing partners Tim Williams and Craig Woerz, who formerly worked together at AOL Time Warner.
  • Northrop Grumman Norden Systems (formerly Norden Systems) -- a division.
  • Pepperidge Farm -- a division
  • priceline.com (PCLN) -- headquarters; online service books airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and mortgages; 532 employees companywide, 280 in Connecticut; $963 million in annual revenues; CEO Jeffrey H. Boyd
  • SoBe -- a division; founded in Norwalk in 1996, it was bought by PepsiCo in 2000.
  • Stew Leonard's -- headquarters and flagship store on Westport Avenue
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways -- U.S. headquarters at 75 North Water Street
  • The influential Financial Accounting Standards Board and related Government Accounting Standards Board are headquartered in Norwalk.

ABB, formerly Asea Brown Boveri, is a multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating mainly in the power and automation technology areas. ... It has been suggested that Diageo Brands be merged into this article or section. ... Emcor Group is a Fortune 500 company based in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... The Fortune 500 is a ranking of the top 500 United States corporations as measured by gross revenue. ... FactSet Research Systems (NYSE: FDS), or simply FactSet, is a financial information company. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... Kayak. ... Media Storm, LLC is an advertising company that helps entertainment marketers identify advertising vehicles, and then helps place the ads. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Inc. ... Pepperidge Farm was founded in 1937 by Margaret Rudkin, who named the brand for a property her family owned in Connecticut (which itself was named for the pepperidge tree, Nyssa sylvatica). ... Priceline. ... This article is about a brand of drink. ... PepsiCo, Incorporated (NYSE: PEP) is a global American beverage and snack company. ... Stew Leonards (Stews as it is known locally) is a chain of supermarkets in Connecticut and New York that Ripleys Believe It or Not! has deemed The Worlds Largest Dairy Store. ... Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd (usually referred to as Virgin Atlantic) is a British airline which is owned by Richard Bransons Virgin Group (51%) and Singapore Airlines (49%). It operates long-haul routes between the United Kingdom and North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia from... The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is a private, non-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to develop Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (US GAAP). ...

Landmarks, sites and attractions

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion is a Second Empire style country house in Norwalk, Connecticut. ... The canonical example of Second Empire style is the Opéra Garnier, in which Neo-Baroque meets Neo-Renaissance. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the 1975 film see The Stepford Wives (1975 film), for the 2004 remake see The Stepford Wives (2004 film). ... The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk (formerly Maritime Center) is located in Norwalk, Connecticut (in the SoNo neighborhood). ... “Aquaria” redirects here. ... New York City waterways: 1. ... Sheffield Island as seen from the west The Norwalk Islands are a chain of more than 25 islands amid partly submerged boulders, reefs and mudflats along a six-mile stretch and mostly about a mile off the coast of Norwalk, Connecticut and southwest Westport, Connecticut. ... The Colonial Revival was a nationalistic architectural style. ... Sheffield Island Light is a historic Connecticut lighthouse located on the west entrance of the Norwalk River on northern Long Island Sound. ... Silvermine is a neigborhood extending into three southwestern Connecticut municipalities -- Norwalk, New Canaan and Wilton. ...

Sites on the National Register of Historic Places

Rock Ledge estate in Rowayton
Rock Ledge estate in Rowayton

Norwalk sites and districts on the National Register of Historic Places include the Norwalk Green Historic District (roughly bounded by Smith and Park Streets, Boston Post Road, East and Morgan Avenues). The district contains examples of Federal Style, Greek Revival, and Late Victorian architecture. (added 1987)[4] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 1. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: U.S. Route 1 U.S. Route 1 (also called U.S. Highway 1, and abbreviated US 1) is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Federal style can refer to: Federal style architecture Federal style furnishings See also: Georgian architecture, Adam style This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Personal residence of Catherine the Great Greek Revival was a style of classical architecture which became fashionable in Europe in the 18th century, and in the United Kingdom and United States in the early 19th century. ... Manchester Town Hall is an example of Victorian architecture found in Manchester, UK. The Carson Mansion is an example of a Victorian home in Eureka, California, USA The term Victorian architecture can refer to one of a number of architectural styles predominantly in the Victorian era. ...


Another local site on the Register is the Former Joseph Loth Company Building (25 Grand St.). The 133,000-square-foot building, since renovated as an apartment building and renamed "Clocktower Close" in the mid-1980s, has an 85-foot-high Romanesque Revival clocktower[5](added 1984) These other sites are also on the Register: the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion (added 1970), the former Rock Ledge estate in Rowayton (1977), the Norwalk Museum (1995), and three lighthouses -- the Sheffield Island Lighthouse, Peck Ledge Lighthouse and Greens Ledge Lighthouse. A style of building in the late 19th century (roughly 1840 and 1900) inspired by the 11th and 12th century Romanesque style of architecture. ... Rowayton is a section of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Sheffield Island Light is a historic Connecticut lighthouse located on the west entrance of the Norwalk River on northern Long Island Sound. ... Pecks Ledge Lighthouse, also known as Peck Ledge Lighthouse, is a lighthouse in Connecticut, United States, southeast of Norwalk Harbor and northeast of Goose Island among the Norwalk Islands on Long Island Sound. ... Greens Ledge Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Connecticut, United States, on the southwest end of Norwalk Island, Long Island Sound, near Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


For additional Norwalk sites on the list, see South Norwalk. South Norwalk or SoNo is a neighborhood in Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


Media

Several publications regularly cover news in Norwalk, including two daily newspapers. The Hour is an independent daily newspaper based in Norwalk and founded in 1871. The Advocate of Stamford), a Tribune Company publication, has a Norwalk edition, and the paper maintains a bureau on West Avenue. The Norwalk Citizen-News, local weekly owned by the Brooks Community Newspapers chain, now a subsidiary of Media News Group, also covers the city, and Rowayton is also served by a sister publication, the The Darien News-Review. Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ... The Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB) is a large American multimedia corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Media News Group Logo Media News Group is a media congrlomarate focused primarily on newspapers. ... Rowayton is a section of Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


Rowayton is also covered by New Canaan-Darien & Rowayton magazine, a glossy monthly is owned by Moffly Publications. Canaiden LLC, which publishes Stamford Plus magazine in Stamford, has announced it is starting up Norwalk Plus, a magazine for Norwalk. Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ...


News 12 Connecticut, a 24-hour regional news channel covering events in southwestern Connecticut is based in Norwalk. News 12 Connecticut is owned and operated by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Other broadcast media include three radio stations based in the city: WNLK-AM 1350 (1,000 watts) is owned by Cox Radio Inc.j and shares all its programming with Stamford-ranged WSTC-AM 1400. WEFX-FM 95.9; 3,000 watts; "The Fox", is a classic rock station. WCTZ-FM 96.7, "The Coast", is formerly the oldies station "Kool 96.7". This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Cablevision, is an entertainment company in the United States that owns the cable channels AMC, WE, fuse, Independent Film Channel, Voom HD Networks, MSG Network, FSN New York, News 12, and several others. ... Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded in Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. ... For the magazine, see Classic Rock (magazine). ... Oldies is a generic term commonly used to describe a radio format that usually concentrates on Top 40 music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. ...

The following is a list of radio stations in Connecticut. ...

Transportation

Public transportation

Public transportation within Norwalk is provided primarily by the Norwalk Transit District's "WHEELS" buses. The WHEELS buses offer extensive service in Norwalk and Westport and the Norwalk Transit District operates services throughout southwestern Connecticut. A taxi serving as a bus Public transport comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ... The Norwalk Transit District is the primary provider of public transportation services in Norwalk, Connecticut and surrounding communities. ... Autobus redirects here. ... Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1835 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Gordon F. Joseloff  - Town meeting moderator Alice H. Shelton Area  - City 86. ...


The ex-New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad electrified four track mainline runs through South and East Norwalk. The line is the primary passenger rail connection between New York City, NY and Boston, Massachusetts. The Danbury branchline to Danbury begins in South Norwalk next to former New Haven Signal Station 44. The bridge over the Norwalk River is the only four track swing bridge in the nation. Norwalk is served directly by MTA Metro-North Railroad, a join venture between the state of New York and Connecticut. Norwalk has four Metro North railroad stations, Rowayton, South Norwalk, East Norwalk, and Merritt 7. Amtrak, the national passenger railroad, has trackage rights over the line to New Haven. CSX Transportation and the Providence & Worcester also have trackage rights over Metro-North. During the week, over 200 trains a day pass through Norwalk. The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad (AAR reporting mark: NH) was a railroad that operated in the northeast United States. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Boston redirects here. ... Nickname: Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Incorporated (town) 1702 Incorporated (city) 1889 Consolidated 1965 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Mark D. Boughton (R) Area  - City 114. ... Marble Hill station Metro-North (officially MTA Metro-North Railroad) is a suburban commuter railroad running service from New York City to the northern suburbs in New York State and Connecticut. ... This article is about the state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Metro-North (officially MTA Metro-North Railroad) is a suburban commuter railroad running service from New York City to the northern suburbs in New York State and Connecticut. ... The Rowayton Metro-North Railroad station is one of three New Haven Line stations serving the residents of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... The South Norwalk Metro-North Railroad station is one of three stations serving the residents of Norwalk, Connecticut via the New Haven Line and is the more significant of the three. ... The East Norwalk Metro-North Railroad station is one of three New Haven Line stations serving the residents of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... The Merritt 7 Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the northen part of Norwalk, Connecticut via the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... “New Haven” redirects here. ... CSX redirects here. ...


Roads and highways

Interstate 95 crosses through Norwalk, and there are several exits within the Norwalk city limits. The Merritt Parkway also crosses through Norwalk. Both of these roads are designated to be north/south routes, but through Norwalk, both of them primarily travel east/west. The major north-south artery is Route 7, which begins at Interstate 95. There is an exit to the Merritt Parkway, but only southbound towards New York City, as environmental activists have successfully blocked a full interchange between the two arteries. In northern Norwalk, Route 7 changes from a limited access, divided highway to an ordinary surface road. Originally, the intent was to build the "Super 7" highway (in a different place than the current Route 7), which would link Interstate 95 with Interstate 84 in Danbury, but environmental groups and slow-growth advocates succeeded in preventing this highway from being built (although the state of Connecticut continues to own the land to build the highway). Interstate 95, the main north-south Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, runs in a general east-west compass direction for 111. ... Merritt Parkway in autumn. ... Original-style Vermont US 7 shield with embossed features United States Highway 7 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 309 miles (497 km) from northern Vermont to Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Merritt Parkway in autumn. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Interstate 84 (abbreviated I-84) is an interstate highway extending from Dunmore, Pennsylvania (near Scranton, Pennsylvania) at an intersection with Interstate 81 to Sturbridge, Massachusetts at an intersection with the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90). ... Nickname: Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Incorporated (town) 1702 Incorporated (city) 1889 Consolidated 1965 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Mark D. Boughton (R) Area  - City 114. ... Smart growth is a concept and term used by those who seek to identify a set of policies governing transportation and land use planning policy for urban areas that benefits communities and preserves the natural environment. ...


The Route 123 bridge over the Norwalk River, which was undergoing repairs as of August 2007, was one of 12 bridges in the southwestern part of the state (including New Haven) with safety inspection ratings so low they are considered to be in critical condition. The ratings for these bridges were worse than the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, which collapsed during rush hour on August 1, 2007.[6] Route 123 is a secondary state highway in Connecticut beginning at U.S. Route 1 in Norwalk travelling north to New Canaan, ending at the New York state line near the hamlet of Vista (Town of Lewisboro). ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Notable people, past and present

See also People of Norwalk, Connecticut Norwalk, Connecticut, has had plenty of notable people, residents and others, past and present: Artie Shaw, Big Band Leader // Faith Baldwin (1893-1978), popular novelist who published more than 60 books and later worked with the Famous Writers School, lived in the Silvermine neighborhood and died in Norwalk. ...


Notable residents and others connected to Norwalk include Andy Rooney, commentator on 60 Minutes, who lives in Rowayton, as does author Philip Caputo. A. Scott Berg, an award-winning biographer of Katharine Hepburn, and Charles Lindbergh among others, was born in Norwalk, as was Sloan Wilson, author of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. Johnny Gruelle, artist and author, creator of Raggedy Ann, lived in town before he moved to Wilton. Historian Stephen W. Sears lives in Norwalk. plutoniym card This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... This article is about the CBS news magazine. ... Main Street, circa 1906 Rowayton is a section of Norwalk, Connecticut. ... Philip Caputo (born (1941 June 10) is an American author and journalist. ... Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg Andrew Scott Berg (b. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic American actress of film, television and stage. ... Charles Augustus Lindbergh (4 February 1902 – 26 August 1974), known as Lucky Lindy and The Lone Eagle, was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic, from Roosevelt Field, Long Island to Paris in 1927 in the Spirit of St. ... Sloan Wilson (8 May 1920 - 25 May 2003) was an American author. ... The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson, is a novel about the American search for purpose in world dominated by business. ... Rapunzel, from an edition of Grimms Fairy Tales, illustrated by Johnny Gruelle Johnny Gruelle (December 24, 1880 - January 8, 1938) was an artist, political cartoonist, and writer of childrens books. ... Raggedy Ann meets Raggedy Andy for the first time; illustrated by Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880-1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. ... Wilton is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, in the United States. ... Stephen Ward Sears (1932- ) is an American historian specializing in the American Civil War. ...


Frances Dee (1909-2004), an actress, died in the city, as did actress Eileen Heckart. Big Band composer Arthur (Artie) Shaw lived in Norwalk in the 1950s. Bruce Weitz, an actor best known for playing Sgt. Michael "Mick" Belker on the 1980s television program Hill Street Blues, was born in Norwalk. Actor Treat Williams is from Rowayton. Jazz-piano great Horace Silver was also born in Norwalk. Frances Dee in Becky Sharp (1935) Frances Dee (born November 26, 1909 (sources used to cite 1907 as her year of birth while she was alive); died March 6, 2004) was an actress. ... Eileen Heckart was an American actress of stage, screen and television. ... Artie Shaw (May 23, 1910, New York, New York – December 30, 2004, Thousand Oaks, California) is considered to be one of the best jazz musicians of his time. ... Bruce Weitz (born May 27, 1943 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA) is an American actor who has appeared on television and in film. ... Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... Richard Treat Williams (born December 1, 1951 in Rowayton, Connecticut) is an American actor. ... Main Street, circa 1906 Rowayton is a section of Norwalk, Connecticut. ...


Multi-Grammy award winner Vince Mendoza was born and raised in Norwalk. Randy LaJoie, a NASCAR driver, is from Norwalk, as is Calvin Murphy, a former NBA basketball player (who is now in the NBA Hall of Fame), and baseball player Mo Vaughn. The late Bob Miller an NFL player with the Detroit Lions was born in the city. Two Medal of Honor recipients came from Norwalk: John D. Magrath in World War II and Daniel J. Shea in the Vietnam War. Vince Mendoza (1961 -) is a music arranger and composer. ... Randy LaJoie (b. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Calvin Murphy (born May 9, 1948, in Norwalk, Connecticut) is a retired American professional basketball player who played as a guard for the NBAs Houston Rockets from 1970-1983. ... [[:Template:Mlbretired]] Maurice Samuel Mo Vaughn (born December 15, 1967 in Norwalk, Connecticut), nicknamed Hit Dog, (a nickname given to him by his Omega Psi Phi fraternity brothers at Seton Hall University) was a Major League Baseball first baseman from 1991 to 2003. ... This article is about a former Nevada governor. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. ... John D. Magrath was a soldier in the US Army who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life during World War II for actions occuring in Italy on April 14, 1945. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Daniel John Shea (1947-1969) was a soldier in the US Army who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the Vietnam for actions occuring in the Quang Tri Province on May 14, 1969. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000...


Movies filmed in Norwalk

Full-length features and documentary movies, partially filmed or completely taking place in Norwalk, listed in reverse chronological order:

Source: Internet Movie DataBase Web site's page for Norwalk James Michael Imperioli (born March 26, 1966 in Mount Vernon, New York), commonly known as Michael Imperioli, is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor who is best known for his role as Christopher Moltisanti on The Sopranos. ... College Road Trip is an upcoming film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. ... Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence (born April 16, 1965, in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. ... In Bloom is an upcoming 2007 film directed by Vadim Perelman and starring Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood. ... Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Revolutionary Road is an upcoming feature film adaptation of the 1961 novel Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates. ... The Stepford Wives is a 2004 black comedy/science fiction film based on the Ira Levin novel The Stepford Wives. ... Satans Little Helper is a low-budget black comedy/horror film directed by Jeff Lieberman, it was filmed with HD cameras around New York City, USA in 2003 and was premiered at film festivals in 2004, it saw a direct-to-DVD release on October 4 2005. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... The Object of My Affection is a movie starring Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, John Pankow, Alan Alda, and others. ... Movie poster for the original 1975 film. ... Dark Shadows is a Gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966 to April 2, 1971. ...


Trivia

Jerome David Salinger (born January 1, 1919) (pronounced ) is an American author best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye and his reclusive nature. ... The Catcher in the Rye is a novel by J. D. Salinger. ... Holden Caulfield is a fictional character, the protagonist of J.D. Salingers 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye. ... Nagarote is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua. ... This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Connecticut (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2006). Retrieved on November 17, 2006.
  2. ^ "Great Scots: Kilts and cabers fly at the 83rd annual Highland Games", no byline, article in The Advocate of Stamford, July 2, 2006, pages A3, A4
  3. ^ "Antiques show will benefit museum" in "Area briefs" feature, The Advocate of Stamford, October 25, 2006, page A18, Stamford edition, "... the 29th annual Lockwood-Mathews Antiques Show ..." Remember, if the 29th was held in 2006, the first would have been held in 1978, counting must be done the way we count centuries such as the "first century" from the years 1-100 AD.
  4. ^ [1]National Parks Service Web site, Web page on Fairfield County, Connecticut places on the National Register of Historic Places, accessed September 12, 2006
  5. ^ [2]"Postings: Norwalk Conversion" unsigned article in New York Times on February 3, 1985, accessed September 9, 2006
  6. ^ Kaplan, Thomas, Martineau, Kim, and Kauffman, Matthew, "12 state bridges are judged to be in critical condition" article in The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut, article reprinted from The Hartford Courant, August 5, 2007, pp1, A6
  7. ^ Nickerson, John, "Chase Scene / Police: Man speeds through Oprah movie set", news article in The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut, Norwalk edition, pp A9-A10
  8. ^ Road Trip' hits the highway", photographs and long caption in The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut, Norwalk and Stamford editions, July 17, 2007, page 1
  9. ^ "Star-Struck over Uma," article by Alexandra Fenwick in The Advocate of Stamford, August 16, 2006

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