Apple Picking Season 2020

With so many apple farms in Fairfield and Litchfield counties, here’s where to go to get picking! Be sure to visit the Orchard’s websites before you go to view their picking schedules, availability, and COVID-19 polices.

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Fall Foliage In CT 2020

State foresters predict Connecticut will have a magnificent foliage season this year with vibrant colors. Better yet, Connecticut’s foliage season typically runs longer compared to northern New England states, offering travelers even more opportunities to see and experience the autumn beauty. According to Christopher Martin, Director/State Forester, Division of Forestry, Bureau of Natural Resources, DEEP,…

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Our Local Parks and Open Space

Did you know that there are 15 parks and open space in Brookfield, CT? While the Still River Greenway and Williams Park are well known, there are so many beautiful trails and open spaces to explore. TownAppeal lists the websites for all the parks and open spaces in town where you can find trail maps and additional information.

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The Market Place Tavern is now open!

Manager John Conway and his staff are back and better than ever!  Theformer 189 Sports Café is now The Market Place Tavern although it is still under the same ownership. John told us that when it was the 189 Sports Café, the food and service were excellent but they still felt that they could step…

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What’s Happening This Weekend 11/22/19-11/24/19

So much to do this weekend. Support some great causes, try some delicious food, enjoy a little holiday shopping and music, and even meet a Golden Eagle and a Bald Eagle! For more information on these events and to check out upcoming events please visit townappeal.com/brookfield/town-events! Please share with your friends! Thanks! Your TownAppealers –…

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What’s Happening 11/8/19-11/10/19

Need to renew/apply for a passport? Stop by Town Hall Rm 133 today, 11/8/19, between 3pm and 6pm! This Friday, 11/8 is the Brookfield Craft Center’s Holiday Sale Opening Reception from 5:00 – 8:00pm.  Meet the artists and shop tax free! Food will be provided by The First Bite Catering. This must-visit sale and exhibit…

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Frankies- A Waterbury Gem is Coming to Brookfield!

Eighty-two years ago, brothers Paul and Frank Caiazzo opened their restaurant in Waterbury – the original Frankie’s. Initially, business was slow – they needed something different to attract more customers. Paul came up with the idea of an extra-long hot dog. Their supplier agreed to make it and their baker provided the special bun. The foot-long hot dog was an instant hit and has stayed that way. In 2011, Forbes magazine named Frankie’s as having one of the ten best hotdogs in the US.

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What’s Happening 10/25-10/27

Happy Halloween! Loads of family fun this weekend! Want to receive weekend updates directly in your inbox? Click here to sign-up! On Friday in Brookfield there’s the YMCA Spooktacular and a Trunk or Treat at Saint Joseph Catholic Academy. The Academy is also hosting an Open House on Sunday. Guy Tino is back again at…

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Mine Hill Distillery Opens in Roxbury

Town Appeal welcomes the Mine Hill Distillery to Roxbury, CT! Owner Elliott Davis, a venture capitalist and owner of New Leaf Farm in Washington, had a vision to open a distillery. While searching for a location he met with Roxbury First Selectman Barbara Henry and she urged him to consider the former Roxbury train station, which was in urgent need of repair. Elliott purchased the property in 2015, with a plan to repurpose the existing buildings, ensuring they kept their 19th century look, while reusing as many materials as possible, even the original floor boards.

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What’s Happening This Weekend: 9/27/19-9/29/19

This is the final weekend of The Big E, formally known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as “New England’s Great State fair”. It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the sixth-largest fair in the nation. Each September, close to 1.5 million people travel to The Big E. The 17-day…

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