Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo takes local business seriously. In his time in City Hall, he and his staff have taken great strides to highlight small business in our area in new and creative ways. For all of March, City Hall has been observing Virtual Restaurant Month in the Hat City.

Mayor Joe Cavo Wrapping Up Virtual Restaurant Month in Danbury

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo and the wonderful folks from the City Hall office have been celebrating virtual restaurant month for all of March. Mayor Cavo, his staff and offices with connections to City Hall have been purchasing and eating food from some of Danbury's best eateries and there are many to choose from. Take a look at where our Mayor has been.

This is as important an issue as we face in our country right now, the survival of small businesses. Kudos to the Mayor and his staff for getting the word out and reminding folks that these are our neighbors and those neighbors rely on us to stay in business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our role in this is the simplest, we are going to eat today and if we can afford to, we should spend money to do so at the businesses of our neighbors. Thank you to Mayor Cavo and all of the folks at City Hall for the reminder.

I'm asking anyone who is reading this right now to please buy your breakfast, lunch or dinner from one of these great local spots. If you can't please share this link with a friend.

Some of Danbury's Best Gas Stations When You Are in A Rush

Whether stopping for gas, getting a coffee or just grabbing a snack, gas stations/convenience stores should be convenient, but that is not always the case. Sometimes you wait in long pump lines, some gas station lots have an odd configurations, the staff can be slow to ring you out or you get stuck behind people buying 50 Lotto tickets. These Danbury gas stations have cracked the code, they don't fall into the common mistakes that make a gas station stop a headache. These are "Some of Danbury's Best Gas Stations When You Are In a Rush."

Vacant Brookfield Properties Give Me the Creeps

Brookfield Connecticut is a beautiful New England town with picturesque landscapes and architecture. It does have one section of road that is about a mile long, that time has forgotten. When the highway got extended, the life started to drain from this portion of Federal Road and COVID-19 put the finishing touches on any business that was hanging on for dear life. There are supposed to be people in these places, that's why they were made. The absence of humanity in these spaces makes them tragic and chilling.

Shelton Rec Center is the Site of a Decommissioned U.S. Missile Defense Base

The recreation center on Mohegan Road in Shelton, CT is all fun and games now but was once the site of some serious business. Shelton is not the only town in CT with a frightening Cold War past, Ansonia and Fairfield boast similar remains.