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Darien High School Among Countrys’ Best

The table below is self explanatory......go Blue Wave! Best High Schools 2009 Search U.S.News & World Report—in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a K-12 education and data research and analysis business that provides parents with education data—analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 21,000 public high schools to find the very best across the country. These top schools were placed into gold, silver, bronze, or honorable mention categories. (more…)Continue Reading!

Farifield County Business Journal,Karen Brewer,Darien Real Estate

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Here is the latest article from the Fairfield County Business Journal about yours truly..... Q&A from the Corner Office Karen Brewer, Realtor at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Darien and founder of interactive website, The Gold Coast Standard.com shared from personal experience how the Information Age has evolved the ways a broker advertises. Q: How are agents using social media to market themselves and their listings? Brewer: “I continue to be...Continue Reading!

Noroton Heights Fire Dept Christmas Tree Sale

Date Nov 27, 2009 to Dec 19, 2009 This event occurs Daily, every 1 day(s) Description It's the most wonderful time of the year... Please join the Noroton Heights Fire Department family for our annual tree sale! The sale begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs until all the trees are gone. We have expanded our inventory so that we are including both Balsam and Frasier Fir trees this year.  Firefighters will be available to assist you in choosing a tree weekdays from 5-8pm, and weekends from...Continue Reading!

The Darien Library,Not Just for Books Anymore,Darien Real Estate

Everyone in town knows how fabulous the new Darien Library is. Out of towners visiting friends and family might be interested in knowing about all the activities at the library this week. Take a look, join a group, attend a meeting,grab a grandchild and head on down! (more…)Continue Reading!

Darien,CT Real Estate, Property Transfers

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

The town of Darien is kind of slow recording all the property transfers  and so the attached list, although dated ,is all we have right now.I publish the closed sales each week in my market report but I'm told that some people like to view the addresses,closing prices and the names of the tranferers (is that a word?). I'll continue the post these as they are recorded. Darien CT Property transfers that were recorded in the town clerk’s office between August...Continue Reading!

Downtown Darien,Christmas in CT. Darien Real Estate and Homes

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Thought all of you who are thinking of moving here, would like a little taste of Christmas Darien,CT style. Attached is a spot TV ad showing some of our great retail shops. Its a  zip file so it'll take a minute to open.Ill figure out how to shorten the download. If anyone knows how,please let me know.   https://rcpt.yousendit.com/778806708/4ca97162f27aa293f4eba32f4a2beb6cContinue Reading!

The Darien Times Loves www.thegoldcoaststandard.com….

In case you missed it, The Darien Times published a very complimentery article about www.thegoldcoaststandard.com      "(Karen) strives to represent the community through a variety of voices."       (She)" jumped into the void and encourages dialogue with her readers       The site is far from a series of self serving proclamations and listings.... Toot Toot.....thats me blowing my own horn!Continue Reading!

Hungry For a New Lunch Spot?.. Try “espresso Neat”..Downtown Darien,CT

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Since opening in September, Espresso Neat has been serving the best coffee this side of Guatemala. But now great becomes even greater. Espresso Neat serves ready made sandwiches and salads too. Salads include Roasted Beet with goat cheese,candied walnuts,and romaine with a white balsamic vinaigrette, a fresh Farmer's Market Cobb, or for those who love the classics, a yummy Chicken Caesar. Sandwiches are Curried Chicken Salad on whole wheat sourdough bread,Chickpea and Roasted peppers on olive sourdough or Roasted Turkey with lettuce,...Continue Reading!

The Gold Coast Standard, 15 Minutes of Fame,Darien Real Estate and Homes

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

For those of you who do not live in the area or just missed the article published in the Darien Times on October 29,2009 about the Gold Coast Standard and its author,Karen Brewer of Sothebys International Realty in Darien, CT. (more…)Continue Reading!

Darien Stroll-Why We Live Here-Darien Real Estate and Relocation

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

I had a great time making this. If you've forgotten why you live here, watch this. If you're thinking of moving here, well you really need to see it. Enjoy. Karen Brewer. Continue Reading!