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SoNo Marketplace
South Norwalk, CT
The European style market of local merchants, talented artisans and delicious food vendors all under one roof.
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This past weekend, SoNo Marketplace was proud to sponsor Barks & Beer, a benefit to help dogs in need. Partnering with Bully Breed Rescue, this non-profit organization gives Bully Breeds in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and New England a second chance at the wonderful life they deserve by placing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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In early August, residents of Westport and its surrounding towns headed to Jesup Green. With picnic dinners in hand, they were greeted by merchants from SoNo Marketplace, the sponsor of The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts performance by Caravan of Thieves. A mini marketplace was set up giving concertgoers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Michael Heintz and Nan Wasson have been commercial photographers for over twenty years. Specializing in food, beverage, and product photography, Heintz Wasson Studios is known for its top notch work and creative approach. Their fully digital studio has the most up to date equipment and technology available. With a prep... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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On August 4, 1984, Festivities opened its doors as a small retail gourmet shop on up-and-coming Washington Street in South Norwalk, Connecticut. It was there that the sister and brother team of Rosinne Chlala (left) and William Kaliff became known for creating delectable food, particularly their French bread and brownies.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Four years ago, Yvonne Oxley, who works as an executive assistant at an investment firm in Norwalk, discovered her true passion. It all began when she cut her hair and went natural. In her quest to learn how best to take care for it, she started reading the labels of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Liz Machette has been busy. She has four children, several pets, and a husband who owns Machette Restoration, a furniture finishing business. Yet she still finds the time to rescue and refurbish vintage items to sell in her booth at SoNo Marketplace. Liz's motto is "I try not to toss... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Have you heard? The Farm Stand at SoNo Marketplace is open! The Farm Stand at SoNo Marketplace is an outdoor feast for the senses — chock full of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and potted flowers that complement what you'll find indoors: bread, olive oil, pasta, tomato sauce, cheese, meat,... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Last week, SoNo Marketplace hosted a very special private event — a Tuscan-themed dinner created by Meri and Bill Erickson of PastaPresta and several of our talented food vendors. To set the rustic, Italian-inspired tone, two long tables were covered with kraft paper and topped with stunning centerpieces created by... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Last Saturday, a lively and enthusiastic group gathered at SoNoMarketplace to watch the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. Right after watching Derby winner Orb cross the finish line, ladies showed off their Southern charm and lined up for the judging of our Fanciest Hat Contest. Felicia, of Tag.n.Bundle, carefully... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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The merry month of May is chock full of fun at SoNo Marketplace. On May 4, come by to watch the Kentucky Derby and enjoy Mint Juleps, spiked sweet tea, and a Fanciest Hat Contest for the ladies. Celebrate the heritage and culture of Mexico on May 5 when Festivities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Spend a day with us at SoNo Marketplace, the European-style market in the heart of coastal Connecticut's Fairfield County. Featuring an array of accomplished food vendors, talented artists and lively merchants, the Market also offers fun special events, classes, crafts for kids, live music, and much more. Where else can... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Yesterday afternoon at SoNo Marketplace, fifteen teams battled for the coveted Connecticut Chili Cup as voted by the public and a panel of local celebrity restaurant chefs. Sponsored by Craft Butchery of Westport, ticket holders ambled about the Market's courtyard to sample the wide array of chilies. As the Connecticut-based... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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The challenge for the best chili is on! The Connecticut Chili Classic, presented by Craft Butchery, will take place on Sunday, April 14 from 1 to 4pm at SoNo Marketplace. Connecticut-based amateur teams will battle for the coveted Connecticut Chili Cup as voted by the public and a panel of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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At last, spring is finally here! Time to lighten the mood, open the windows wide, and let those warm breezes waft in. Shop SoNo Marketplace for springtime-fresh home decor, clothing and accessories that reflect the softer, carefree spirit of the season. The items shown below, and much more, are offered... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Under a bright blue sky last Sunday, children, holding an array of colorful baskets, waited patiently in a cordoned off area. At 1pm sharp, a whistle blew, the rope was lowered, and SoNo Marketplace's first annual Easter Egg Scramble was underway. Tiny tots scurried around to collect the 700 eggs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Hop on over to SoNo Marketplace on Sunday, March 24 for our Easter Egg Scramble. The festivities, which begin rain or shine at 1pm sharp, will include games, crafts, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Be sure to bring your own basket. While the kids are having fun, grown-ups... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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With delicious food, green beer, shopping, face painting, Leprechauns, live music by The Keiths, kids crafts, and a surprise Flash Mob courtesy of the Step'n'Out Dancers, yesterday's Saint Patrick's Day bash at SoNo Marketplace was a blast. Coming up: our Easter Egg Scramble for kids on Sunday, March 24. Details... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at SoNo Marketplace! Please join us for food and fun on Sunday, March 17, when we host a Kegs and Eggs Brunch featuring Irish-inspired dishes from our restaurants. To whet your appetite, here is a taste of what is on the menu: Festivities Eatery is offering... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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In preparation for what is sure to be a lively Saint Patrick's Day, the merchants of SoNo Marketplace having been embellishing their booths and common areas with festive green accents. On Sunday, March 17, join us for a Kegs and Eggs Brunch, where we will offer Irish-inspired dishes from our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Annalisa Schaefer from Art by Annalisa is now offering art lessons for kids at SoNo Marketplace! As an artist, Annalisa specializes in portraiture of people and animals. She has years of experience teaching realistic drawing skills to children; these skills include shading, proportion, and most especially, building complex forms from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Opening soon! In April, look for these new shops at SoNo Marketplace: Pasta Presta, Kiki & Pookie Clothing, Pecan Patti, and Mo Mo Sushi. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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Last night, the first in our series of Thursday night dining and music events was a smashing success! Over 200+ attended “A Taste of SoNo Marketplace” for a Valentine's evening of delicious food, great music and lively dancing. Decked out for the holiday with rustic heart garlands, Up the Creek... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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We will be hosting “A Taste of SoNo Marketplace” on Thursday, February 14 from 6 to 10 p.m. This special Valentine's Day event will feature an eclectic and scrumptious selection of tapas-style small plates created by the Market's eateries: Gotta Nibble, Wise Guys Pizza Pies, Bloom Brothers, Festivities, Maura &... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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An array of 45+ craftsmen, artisans and food vendors — all under one roof. You name it, we've got it! At SoNo Marketplace, our merchants offer . . . accessories, all natural meats, antiques, archival photo art prints, artisan breads, artwork, balsamic vinegars, beer, biscotti, breakfast specials, children’s toys, chocolate... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog
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As host and co-creator of New Zealand's top rated television series The Kitchen Job, New Jersey born John Palino (at left, standing in what was to be the Market) is an expert at turning struggling restaurants into success stories. He has overseen the creation of more than twenty restaurants, bars... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at SoNo Marketplace Blog