When you visit a new place or are stopping by on your way through a city or town, you should be given a guide on what the sensitive subjects are. I think a small pamphlet given out at the city limit is a great idea.
Danbury does not have any such pamphlet that I am aware of, so we will just make this the official list of things to avoid. There are some things you just should not say when in Danbury, in fact there are ten of them.
10 Things You Never Say to Someone From Danbury
When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do, that is the famous saying. When in Danbury, don't say these things, that is not famous yet but I am working on it.
OK, now back to our regular scheduled programming, do and say what you want, this is America.
In 1970, Two Men Robbed a Danbury Bank + Blew Up the Police Station
The story of the Pardue brothers, their connection to Danbury and what happened in the Hat City in February of 1970 came to us from Mike Allen. Every Tuesday Mike joins the Ethan and Lou Show on I-95 for a feature called "The Place You Live" and this week it was a local story unlike any I'd ever heard.
John Pardue was a 27-year-old man in 1970 who lived in Danbury, his brother James was 23, and living in Lusby, MD. Before the story finds its way to the Hat City, and the brothers rob the Union Savings Bank on Main Street, they had already racked up quite the list of astonishing crimes.
Prior to Danbury, they robbed banks in Lewisboro, NY, Georgetown, CT and Union, MO. They also killed their father, their grandmother, two other men who helped them pull off the robbery in Georgetown, CT and had, at minimum, a role in the death of an innocent Bridgeport man that they stole a car from. John and James Pardue were hardened criminals before their Danbury bank robbery.
Virtual Tour of New Fairfield Summer Camp for Sale on Candlewood Lake
Camp Candlewood was a Girl Scout camp for many years in New Fairfield, CT. The camp sits on the shores of Candlewood Lake, the largest lake in the Nutmeg State. The Girl Scouts of Connecticut decided to sell the property along with Camp Katoya in Milford and use money from the sale to improve other Girl Scout facilities.
15 Ways to Say You're from CT, Without Saying you're from Connecticut
Depending upon the individual, CT could be great, it could suck, it could be pretty, it could be a dump. There are a wide variety of things people could take into consideration to develop an opinion on the Nutmeg or Constitution State (CT Is both). However, there are certain identifying markers that set the state apart from the rest of the country. There are things you cannot help but notice in Connecticut. A Reddit user asked others to "Say they are from Connecticut without saying it."
These are some of the great answers people came up with.
CT Airbnb Getaways
Remembering the Great Danbury State Fair (1869 - 1981)
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