Welcome to Stamford
A vibrant community along Long Island Sound, with only an hour’s commute to New York City
Stamford is a dynamic and diverse neighborhood in the perfect location, just an hour from New York City but worlds away in suburban Connecticut. With easy access to the train station it’s under an hour to get to Grand Central Station. Stamford has a lively downtown filled with first-rate restaurants, shops, and plenty of events featuring live music and celebrations of community. Yet, there are also plenty of gorgeous, single-family homes located away from the excitement that offers residents peace and quiet.
Stamford is located on Connecticut’s Gold Coast, along Long Island Sound. With an exquisite waterfront location, Stamford offers easy access to boating in the summer and spectacular views all year long.
What to Love
- Less than an hour commute via car or train to New York City
- Mulitple stunning waterfront communities featuring their own private beaches
- A comprehensive and energetic downtown filled with shops and restaurants
Stamford is the perfect mix of cosmopolitan city life and relaxing suburban life along the Long Island Sound. The downtown filled with walkable shops and restaurants, Stamford is bustling and offers a large range of activities. Yet, there are also plenty of quiet, single-family homes and back country estates that offer privacy and seclusion.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Stamford has plenty of eclectic and luxurious dining and shopping options. Cafe Silvium, feels like you are transported to Italy. They serve delicious homemade pasta and other Italian classics in a homestyle venue near Cummings Park.
For another Italian option, Colony Grill is a local chain serving delicious thin-crust pizza. Colony Grill offers a casual atmosphere with televisions broadcasting local sports and a full bar to relax and enjoy a cold brew. Colony Grill has been an institution in Stamford, serving guests since 1935 in an Irish immigrant neighborhood. With their signature hot oil, their pizzas are famed throughout the region.
Pellici’s is another Italian restaurant in Stamford. With a quaint patio and comfortable, homestyle dining area, Pellici’s creates delicious Italian classics served family style.
Elm Street Diner is a classic New England diner serving American and Greek cuisine. Dining at Elm Street Diner feels like a decadent taste of home, with a cozy atmosphere, amazing service, and incredible show-stopping desserts. They are famed for its highly photogenic and glamorous junk food.
Things to Do
Stamford is an active community and there’s no shortage of things to do. In the summer, downtown Stamford hosts Alive at Five, a four-week summer concert series featuring local and national acts. Filled with live music, dancing, and fun, the event brings the community together.
A national favorite, Stamford has its own take on the Thanksgiving day parade. Filled with creative floats, marching bands, and jaw-dropping dance acts, the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Stamford is exciting and entertaining.
Mill River Park is a modern, urban park offering a fun green space for everyone in Stamford. Filled with comfortable seating and activities like a carousel and family crafts, Mill River Park is perfect for a day outdoors. In the winter, Mill River Park turns into a winter wonderland, with ice skating, a holiday light display, and a European-inspired beer garden.
WineFest on Bedford in Stamford is an annual celebration of delicious wine, great food, and community. With tastings from over 35 different wineries, the event offers live music and lawn games for an afternoon of fun in Latham Park.