Shopping in Stratford

50% Off Women's Clothing and Accessories at Sofia Mia

Monroe

$30 $15

Boutique offers trendy fashion for women with a selection of bags, scarves, jewelry, and clothing from yoga pants to dresses

Half Off Shoes at Ente's Shoe Salon

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Stock up on shoes from brands such as Uggs, FitFlops, and Frye; available in women's size 4–12 and in narrow or medium widths

Up to 58% Off Upscale Wine Class with Tasting

Westport

$210 $89

During the 90-minute class, sommeliers teach guests to distinguish grape variety, vintage, and region; sessions include four to six samples

75% Off a Wine Tasting at GrapesWine.com

Norwalk

$80 $21

Wine expert Jim Winston leads students through a class exploring 9–12 wines, ranging in quality from everyday to high-end cellar vintages

Half Off Jewelry at KellyM.Jewels

Miller Place

$40 $20

Jeweler hand selects and wraps each gemstone, Swarovski crystal, and freshwater pearl, and donates $1 of every sale to two charities

50% Off

Stony Brook

$50 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Footwear at Runner’s Roost

Darien

$50 $25

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Footwear from brands such as Nike, Asics, and New Balance; experienced staff focuses on injury prevention

44% Off

Blue Point

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

83% Off Three Bracelets at Ally+Zoe

Danbury

$149 $24.99

Show off your knowledge of the stacking-bracelets trend by adorning your wrist with a set of three fashionable bracelets

44% Off BYOB Wine & Art Night

Ridgefield

$45 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Jewelry and Accessories

Danbury

$20 $11

On-trend pendants, rings, scarves, and wallets, many of which boast the shop's own YSTRDY label

Half Off Dance Apparel and Footwear

Coram

$50 $25

Brand-name apparel, footwear, and accessories ready performers of all ages for various styles of dance, from ballet to cheerleading

50% Off Vitamins and Supplements

Smithtown

$50 $25

The company specializes in FDA-approved weight-loss supplements

51% Off Home Furnishings at United House Wrecking

Stamford

$100 $49

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Family-owned business helps update homes with unique pieces, including lighting, furniture, architectural items, and decorative accessories

Up to 50% Off Smartphones, Tablets, and Accessories at AT&T

Hauppauge

$50 $25

Experienced, bilingual technicians help customers find the perfect device to suit to their needs

50% Off Jewelry

Commack

$30 $15

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Flowers

Waterbury

$40 $20

Dutch expat imports exotic flower varieties for home gardens, arrangements, and bouquets

50% Off

Huntington

$30 $15

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

57% Off Wine-Education Classes at The Wine Mapp

Greenwich

$90 $39

Two 90-minute wine-education classes cover wine basics and how best to pair wine and food; samples are included

Up to 58% Off Herbal Supplements and Skincare

Bohemia

$25 $12

Herbal supplements and skincare products blended in India ease ailments and enhance beauty using traditional ayurvedic formulas

Up to 50% Off Wine Tasting at Pugliese Vineyards

Cutchogue

$29 $15

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Enophiles sample estate-bottled wines served with plates of cheese and crackers

Up to 50% Off E-Cigarettes and Smoking Accessories

East Patchogue

$40 $20

E-cigarettes and electronic smoking accessories nestled in friendly neighborhood convenience store

Select Local Merchants

Inflated structures, slides, and games fill the climate-controlled environs of the numerous BounceU locations that speckle the nation. At each site, staff members closely monitor all activities as little ones traverse obstacle courses or pull on oversized inflatable boxing gloves. The crew also invites parents to join in on the fun, letting them bounce alongside their kids or make sweeping edicts from atop a bouncy-castle throne. In addition to open sessions, the indoor-play haven sets the stage for the Preschool Playdate program, where instructors lead games and activities. Special events include family-bounce night, which lets parents join in the bouncing or relax in the party room and do grownup things, such as eat marshmallows with a knife and fork.

305 Hathaway Dr
Stratford,
CT
US

The hobby pros at Gamingetc Tournament Center help visitors to shuffle through an arsenal of specialty cards, board games, and miniature figurines for games such as Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magic: The Gathering. Wield newfound power with Pokémon items such as a Black & White Noble Victories booster pack, filled with 10 specialty pasteboards ($3.99 each), or single cards such as a Venusaur that, like an artificial candy cane, comes in near-mint condition ($6.99). A gray dragon Dungeons & Dragons mini ($12.99) helps its owner to wage mythical battles, and a Han Solo Star Wars mini ($2.20) depicts the film icon in Stormtrooper attire. Board gamers devise battle strategies with Warhammer Necrons Sets ($33) or Dominion Hinterlands ($40). Visitors can also upgrade their decks with a selection of Magic: The Gathering booster packs ($3.99). Once equipped with gaming gear, customers can return for weekly tournaments, during which players make friends, hone skills, and swap more cards than quintuplets at their own birthday party.

555 Lordship Blvd
Stratford,
CT
US

7365 Main St
Stratford,
CT
US

A diverse collection of mature trees populates Oronoque Country Club's 18-hole course, their sturdy trunks imbuing the 6,575-yard layout with the venerable feel that only comes with age. However, the trees are far from just a cosmetic asset. Whether casting their shadows over straight fairways or using their knotty arms to block corner-cutting drives on the course's five dog-leg holes, the trees play a major role in making the mid-length course both challenging to golfers and attractive to retirement-age squirrels. The course also features two ponds that come into play, including one that creates a forced-carry tee shot on the par 3 third hole. Elsewhere, the club boasts a driving range, a practice green, and a trio of golf instructors that help correct swings and teach visitors to ride bareback on golf carts.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 72 course
  • Length of 6,575 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 73.7 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 131 from the farthest tees
  • Four tee options
  • Scorecard

385 Oronoque Ln
Stratford,
CT
US

Stampin' & Scrappin' Time stuffs its store with neat rows of vibrant paper, stamps, craft supplies, and more while helping shoppers craft memorably charming handmade cards and scrapbooks. Peruse the vast inventory of colored and patterned paper ($.50–$1.99/sheet) to begin crafting tableaus of past family vacations, first days of school, and victorious backyard chinchilla races. Hero Arts wood and cling rubber stamps ($7.35–$15.35) and Memory Box wood stamps ($6.35–$11.35) sport letters, filigrees, shapes, and more, allowing crafty customers to dip them in colorful inks ($4.35–$9.35) and add instant flair to pencil sketches of Parisian pigeon parades. Decorate a newly purchased white Ferrari with pens, markers, and watercolor pencils ($3.35–$8.85) and garnish the resulting creation with a selection of stickers ($2.35–$5.35) to finally impress blasé preschoolers. The creative and amenable staff stays on hand to offer advice, suggestions, and tips and tricks.

396 Main Street
Bridgeport,
CT
US