Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

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Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention



Passion, tenacity, and resilience fuel everything Brigitte Paulick does, whether she’s completing triathlons, overcoming a near-fatal accident, or spearheading a longstanding company. 
The restaurant business is not known for its longevity so when a restaurant such as New Milford’s Lucia Ristorante has been open for 16 years it’s a sign they are doing something right.
This is a love story—about home furnishings. The story begins with a courtship gift that grew into a business. The business threatened to break this couple apart (every good love story needs a crisis), but ultimately brought them closer together.
Creativity is intertwined in Litchfield County’s history, transcending times and genres. Many have settled here, drawing inspiration from the area’s tranquility while contributing to its artistic legacy.
Among the most prolific 20th century artists, Alexander “Sandy” Calder created kinetic sculptures—mobiles featuring wire-connected forms that dazzle in midair—that have attracted worldwide acclaim.
Workstead is a multidisciplinary studio celebrated by the AD100 as a global leader in design. From their Brooklyn office, more than 15 professionals create one-of-a-kind buildings and interiors that are comprehensive in vision and exacting in detail.
Their next show, NOWHERE, is a series of paintings, sculptures, and shaped panels by artist Danielle Klebes that feature a disorienting mixture of real and invented scenes.
Filled with wordplay, Van Doren’s poems vacillate between the extremes of joy and despair, by turns witty and chagrined, punning and reflective.
Heide Hendricks and Rafe Churchill, partners in life and business through interiors and architecture studio Hendricks Churchill have published their first book, Our Way Home: Reimagining An American Farmhouse, which was released this past September.
Jared Cotton
Looking to experience a picturesque bike ride through the heart of New England? Consider taking a journey on the Connecticut stretch of the Western New England Greenway, a multi-segment, multi-state bike route from Norwalk to West Cornwall.
The Kent Historical Society is proud to bring its collective history forward with the latest exhibit, PLACES OF KENT.
Philipp Dutton
Celebrate Halloween at one of these fun events happening in Litchfield County this October!
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