Stories By Jailene Cuevas

  • Westport Country Playhouse giving away bike for upcoming show Westport Country Playhouse is planning on giving away a Cannondale Adventure bike due to its upcoming production "4000 Miles." 
  • Lady A postpones tour, CT show for member's 'journey to sobriety' Country trio Lady A have announced on social media that they postponed their "Lady A: Request Line Tour" as band member Charles Kelley gets sober.
  • CT native Jay Lewis to compete in second ‘Ninja Warrior’ final Cheshire native Jay Lewis is headed to the finale on season 14 of "American Ninja Warrior" Aug. 15 for the second time and feels prepared.
  • Why Christian Siriano chose Westport for his new store Christian Siriano's new Westport store, The Collective West, bring Manhattan high fashion to Connecticut suburbia.
  • Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Illinois; $10k prize in CT One winning ticket for the $1.28 billion Mega Millions lottery drawing was sold in Illinois on Friday — but Connecticut sold 158,000 tickets with payouts.
  • Mega Millions lottery ticket sold; $10k prize in CT Check your ticket: One player in the Nutmeg State won a prize of $10,000 by matching four numbers and the Mega Ball, according to CTLottery.org.
  • Shawn Mendes cancels Mohegan Sun show, tour due to mental health Shawn Mendes has canceled the remainder the “Wonder World Tour” shows, including Mohegan Sun.
  • ‘American Ninja Warrior’ features finalist, CT native Jay Lewis Jay Lewis made the Top 16 on "American Ninja Warrior Junior" and is now headed to the finale on season 14 of "American Ninja Warrior."
  • CT jeweler ENID&CO. brings Puerto Rican culture to life Inspired by their Puerto Rican roots, a mother-daughter duo created ENID&CO., a jewelry brand based in Norwalk.
  • Sneaker boutique The Sneaker Mansion opens in Bridgeport Bridgeport native Jose Garcia took his love for streetwear and sneakers and opened a store on 3751 Madison Avenue in Bridgeport.
  • 'The Devil Wears Prada' by Westport resident makes musical debut Westport resident Lauren Weisberger’s book “The Devil Wears Prada,” has been turned into a musical featuring music from Elton John; it will make its debut July 19 in Chicago.
  • 'Stranger Things' among Emmy nominations with CT ties From "Stranger Things" to "Severance," these Emmy-nominated television shows have some Connecticut ties.
  • Shawn Mendes postpones show in CT Singer Shawn Mendes postpones shows — including Mohegan Sun on July 29 — due to mental health, he said Friday on Instagram.
  • Paul Newman documentary to premiere on HBO Max this month HBO Max will premiere a six-part documentary on late actor Paul Newman, voiced by George Clooney, and Newman's wife Joanne Woodward on July 21.
  • CT 'The Voice' contestants to perform at Yard Goats game Newtown natives and NBC “The Voice” competitors, Jim and Sasha Allen will be performing at the Hartford Yard Goats game Thursday, July 14.
  • CT’s Christian Siriano to open 'The Collective West' in Westport Christian Siriano will be opening a CT store, "The Collective West." He has designed for stars like Normani, Alexa Chung, Caroline Wozniacki and more.
  • “The Summer I Turned Pretty” is based on a best-selling book series by Jenny Han who also wrote "To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before."
  • Fairfield County Dance Festival coming to 6 locations this month The Ted Thomas Dance Foundation and East Coast Contemporary Ballet announces "Fairfield County Dance Festival," a series of free dance performances taking place around New Canaan, Bridgeport and more.
  • 'MasterChef' winners’ food available on GrubHub in Bridgeport Grubhub has teamed up with the FOX's food competition show "MasterChef" to deliver a culinary experience to fans' homes in some cities and towns, including Bridgeport.
  • 'MasterChef' winners’ food available on GrubHub in Bridgeport Grubhub has teamed up with the FOX's food competition show MasterChef to deliver a culinary experience to fans' homes in some cities and towns, including Bridgeport.