Ridgefield Symphony benefit: Chris Brubeck will keep it lively

by Lois Street  It’s a matter of keeping live music alive! Chris Brubeck and his band Triple Play – praised by critics for “top-notch musicianship” and “show-stealing flair” — will take the stage at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, April 15, at 8 p.m. The trio known for its vivid repertoire of folk, blues, jazz, standards and innovative original works … read more

Did I Say That? Squeezing the tube

When I opened the medicine cabinet at 5:07 in the morning, there were three tubes of toothpaste staring at me. (Actually, I was doing the staring, not the toothpaste.) One tube was full, and the others were squeezed clean. At least that’s what I thought, but my wife, Sandy, had a different opinion. She was committed to getting toothpaste out … read more