Heading out to the beach this weekend? Here’s a schedule of the tides … enjoy!
If you’re like me and have suddenly realized that this was the last weekend you’ll be able to get into one of our lovely public beaches without a 2010 permit and don’t know when you’ll find the time to get down to the Town Hall to pick one up, there is good news: you can [...]
Move over, Cherry Lawn, there’s a NEW playground in town and it’s at WEED BEACH!! After spending numerous hours at Darien’s new Playground By The Sound with my toddler over the past four days, all I can say is that it is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. The gigantic play structure in the shape of a boat is fun [...]
***RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER: JULY 15th*** After suffering indoors for most of June due to rain, the Parks & Rec and Darien Youth Commission-sponsored family movie planned for Weds night, July 1st at Weed Beach promises to be a HUGE treat for us all: it combines a sunset beach picnic, quality family time and a [...]
From Tuesdays at Tilley to Wednesdays at Weed Beach and Thursdays Downtown, there is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors this summer in Darien! Save the dates for these upcoming Weds night family concerts at Weed Beach, brought to you by the Darien Youth Commission. They start at 6pm, and cost $4 per [...]
This is a re-post from July, 2008 Since we’re in full summer swing it seems like a good time to go ahead and see which beach Darienites think is best… While you’re at it, feel free to post some inside scoop on why you like one over the other. Better snack bar? Better swimming? More [...]
One of two public beaches in Darien, Pear Tree Point is all beach (no park) but has what you might call a “kiddie beach” on the West side of the beach which makes it kind of nice for people with small children. The “kiddie” beach faces the channel rather than the larger body of water [...]
Growing up in Darien, Weed Beach was always my favorite of the 2 public beaches because there is just so much to DO there. You would hardly know you were driving up to a beach because of the rolling hills and wooded park and tennis courts you pass through before even reaching the beach parking [...]