• Shearwater Coffee Bar
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    Shearwater Coffee Bar – Fairfield CT

    Alas, I’m back home in Fairfield. After a few months of buzzing around SoCal, it feels so good to be in my hometown again. I’ve been spending the week taking in all the familiar roads, amazing restaurants, and of course, one of my favorite coffee shops. Tucked away in the back of the Brick Walk plaza in downtown Fairfield, lies Shearwater Coffee Bar. The open layout and long bar top are equally inviting, and the smell of their freshly roasted, organic coffee is like a warm hug for the soul. This Fairfield location just celebrated their one-year anniversary, but Shearwater’s roasting location in Trumbull has been a town favorite since…

  • Public Fare Bryant Park Winter Village
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    Public Fare – A Summery Gem in Bryant Park

    ┬áIf you have the chance to swing by Bryant Park any time soon, definitely do it. This past Monday (my last day off for who knows how long), I decided to take a trip into my favorite city and do some exploring, photography, and blog work. It was a beautiful day, relatively warm for February, so it was perfect for a day in New York. First stop? Bryant Park. Aside from being one of my top favorite locations in New York City, Bryant Park is also home to a lovely little bar/cafe called Public Fare. Each year, Public Fare pops up during Bryant Park’s winter village, offering shelter for parents…

  • Las Vetas Lounge, A Hipster Haven in Fairfield, CT
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    Las Vetas Lounge – A Hipster Haven in Fairfield CT

    If you’re from Fairfield, you know Las Vetas. If you’re not from Fairfield, you’re about to know Las Vetas. This place is my absolute favorite. Truly, my ultimate coffee shop search could end right here, but I’m keeping my options open (for now). Las Vetas Lounge, located in the heart of Fairfield CT’s downtown area, is truly the most cozy, trendy place to enjoy some coffee with friends, or hunker down and get some homework done. The space is huge, with plenty of comfy seating! There’s larger tables for when you visit with friends, and small tables right by the window for when you’re riding solo. They’ve even got a…