Biz briefs: Book Nook reopens, famed sculptor’s home on market for $2M
Published 12:16 pm, Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The Bank Street Book Nook in New Milford will hold a grand re-opening from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at its new location.
The store moved from 50 to 40 Bank St. The book shop will continue to offer a wide selection of books for all ages, as well as journals and other unique items.
Famed sculptor’s Bridgewater house listed for more than $2M
Klemm Real Estate, which has offices in the Litchfield Hills, has just listed the Bridgewater country estate of famed sculptor Michael Steiner for $2,250,000.
Steiner’s work has been exhibited throughout North America and Europe and is held by numerous public collections.
Among them are the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Storm King Art Center, all in New York, Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain in Nice, France, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas.
For more than 30 years, Steiner has found inspiration on his one-of-a-kind country compound that includes a three-bedroom renovated antique house, a large guesthouse, a sculpture studio, a painting studio, an infinity edge pool, a greenhouse, a playhouse, barns, an orchard and a pond.
For more information about the property, contact listing agent Roger Suacy at 203-788-7032.
Speakers to address HBA group
The Housatonic Business Alliance in New Milford will hold its next meetings on Thursday Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
The guest speakers will be Scott Coulter, of the Children’s Movement Center, an indoor multi-sensory environment, Thursday and Ed Sawyer of Sawyer Plumbing, who has 30 years in the plumbing industry, Oct. 1.
Meetings are held at 7 a.m. at the railroad station on Railroad Street.
Library holds business programs
The New Milford Public Library will offer Grow Your Business SCORE programs.
SCORE representatives will lead the programs, which will focus on strategic marketing and planning.
Linda McCaffrey, a real estate broker with Coldwell Banker, will be the guest speaker Thursday to kick off the series.
Upcoming topics will include “Reputation Management and Social Management” Oct. 8 at 8 a.m. with Michael Brooks, a SCORE adviser and owner of Nuclear Chowder Marketing LLC, and “Marketing for People with No Time” Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. with Bob Pietrzkiewicz, a SCORE adviser and marketing specialist and consultant.
For more information, call the Main Street library at 860-355-1191 or visit www.newmilfordlibrary.org.
Harvest Festival returns for seventh year
The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4 will hold the seventh annual Harvest Festival, a celebration of downtown New Milford. Festivities will run from noon to 5 p.m. on the south end of the Village Green and Bank Street.
Live music, entertainment and a variety of activities will be offered.
New Milford businesses and chamber members are welcome to participate. The participation fee is $75 for non-chamber members and free for chamber members. Spaces on Main and Bank streets will be assigned. Participants must supply their own equipment, such as tables, chairs and tents.
Only weights will be allowed for tents; no stakes. Electricity will not be provided.
In the event of rain, participants may be moved to the railroad station and station platform, or the event may be canceled.
To participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday.
Chamber holds marketing luncheon
The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Lunch and Learn” program Oct. 8 from noon to 1:15 p.m.
The program, “Marketing to Millennials,” will be offered at the railroad station on Railroad Street.
For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6080 by Oct. 5.