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A Taste of Stamford, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT STAMFORD?

  1. Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population was 118,475.

  2. Stamford is it the fourth largest city in the state and the eighth largest city in New England. Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area which is a part of the Greater New York metropolitan area.

  3. Stamford experiences a humid continental climate. The average high temperature annually is 62.4 F. The average low temperature annually is 40.6 F. The highest recorded temperature was 104 F in 2001. The lowest recorded temperature was -18 F in 1982. The average warmest month is July. January is the average coolest month. During the winter months, it is not uncommon for snowfall to occur in the northern part of the city, while remaining rain in the downtown and coastal areas of the city.

  4. Stamford possesses four islands in Long Island Sound: Grass Island, Greenway Island, Jack Island and Vincent Island.

  5. According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $72,315, and the median income for a family was $88,205. Males had a median income of $48,386 versus $36,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,987.

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(BPRW) PHOTO ADVISORY: CRACKING THE CODE: Synchrony Financial partners with Girls Who Code  


Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program
Stamford, CT -- Leah (left), age 15, and Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Mentor Uma Subramanian (right) examine the latest coding updates to Leah's Girls Who Code team project. Uma and Leah meet weekly as part of the mentorship program with Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. The program aims to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills needed to pursue 21st century opportunities.


(Black PR Wire) (BUSINESS WIRE) --Synchrony Financial hosted Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs in Chicago and Stamford offices this summer. Synchrony Financial employees meet with the students every week as mentors, on top of their day-to-day curriculum.

Contact Information
Synchrony Financial
India Kessler, 203-585-2136
india.kessler@syf.com


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Demographics of Stamford, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

64.9%

13.2%

0.21%

7.2%

22.1%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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The Ferguson Library



concert celebrating the African- American female performance tradition and its impact on the fight for freedom and equality.

The Ferguson Library, in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Stamford NAACP, Community Collective, and the Mayors Multicultural Council, proudly presents a concert celebrating the African- American female performance tradition and its impact on the fight for freedom and equality.

Dynamic and versatile vocalist, Jolie Rocke Brown pays homage to the life, achievements, music, and acclaim of fourteen pioneering musicians, spanning more than 100 years. Portrayed by the dynamic and versatile vocalist, Jolie Rocke Brown.

For more information, call 203 351-8231.
The Ferguson Library

Main Floor Lobby, Bedford and Broad Streets, Stamford Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library and a grant from Connecticut Humanities

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Businesses in Stamford, Connecticut


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. A Hair Salon Michael Jordan -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  870 High Ridge Road - Stamford, CT (203) 329-2222

  2. Mr. B`S Unisex Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  414 West Main Street - Stamford, CT (203) 613-2592

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Black Books Galore, Inc. -  Category: African American Bookstores -   65 High Ridge Rd., #407 - Stamford, CT 06905-3806 (203) 359-6925

  2. PrintabiliTees, LLC -  Founded in 2004, PrintabiliTees, LLC has developed the reputation of taking on difficult printing and embroidery projects with results that are delivered beyond expectations, timely and at a value price. PrintabiliTees has vast resources along with years of consumer goods experience which us to provide professional consulting. This allows PrintabiliTees to offer competitive pricing and deliver quality products timely. PrintabiliTees specializes in delivering beyond expectation on difficult projects ranging from lead time, imprinting to fulfillment. Recently, PrintabiliTees successfully and timely delivered a 5,000 full color front and back T-shirt order for the CT Lottery in less than 5 business days pulling an out-of-stock item from five suppliers to make the deadline  Category: Clothing -   180 Turn Of River Road - Suite 13D - Stamford, CT (203) 322-3390  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Smokey Joe's BBQ -  Category: BBQ -   1308 E Main St, Stamford, CT 06902 (203) 406-0605

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Stamford is a beautiful modern city that has seen significant growth, but has kept its classic style and neighborhood charm. The downtown has benefited from a renewal effort that has received national notoriety.

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black/african american special events

Stamford Soul Food Gospel Buffet


- VJP Productions -

Live Gospel ,Great food, Spiritual fellowship, Event Pictures,Poetry readings and more. ( Vendors welcome )

8 Dundee Rd
Stamford, CT
203-667-1882

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church -  150 Fairfield Avenue - Stamford, CT (203) 348-3879

  2. Union Baptist Church -  805 Newfield Avenue - Stamford, CT (203) 322-0881  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Stamford Symphony -  Category: Music -   263 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford, CT (203) 268-5857 (visit website)

  2. The Treehouse Comedy Club -  Category: Comedy Club -   186 Greyrock Pl, Stamford, CT, 06920 (203) 268-5857

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual Legislative Social
    (February)     Held at the First Congregational Church, Wakeman Hall, 148 Beach Road, Fairfield -  (visit website)

    Please join us as we learn the importance of Preserving Community Mental Health Services.


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