Lynn Miller’s Main Street

On Saturday evening, Lynn Untermeyer Miller joined hundreds of other Westporters for our 2nd annual Holiday Stroll.

But while they strolled leisurely between the dozens of stores and restaurants with special offerings — plus Santa, face painters and carolers — Lynn was hard at work.

The talented “06880” photographer has a special fondness for downtown. A Westport native (and 1971 Staples High School graduate), she remembers the days of mom-and-pop shops, and the special energy everyone felt this time of year.

It’s still there. There are many special places to feel it, all around Main Street.

Lynn captured much of the magic Saturday night. Here is some of what she saw:

Lynn was intrigued by windows … 

… and what was beyond them …

… and of course, the shoppers …

but always, it all comes down to:

(All photos/Lynn Untermeyer Miller)

22 responses to “Lynn Miller’s Main Street

  1. J. Scott Broder

    Lynn is a terrific kind person and artistically talented artist.
    I’ve known her for many years and one of the true gems of Westport!! I’m lucky to call her a friend 🤗

    • Lynn Untermeyer Miller

      Oh Scott, thanks so much for your very kind words. We do go back a long way – and I am grateful for your friendship.

  2. JSB, nicely said.

  3. A.David Wunsch

    Nice work !
    ADW Staples ’56

  4. Mimi Greenlee

    Oh, Lynn,thank you for sharing the Holiday spirit of our town. Truly magical and inviting

    • Lynn Untermeyer Miller

      Thanks so much, Mimi! It really was a wonderful magical evening! Wishing you a very Happy Holiday Season!

  5. Andrew Colabella

    That’s Eric from Cold Fusion with the 06880 Shirt!!!!

    • Lynn Untermeyer Miller

      Great shirt!!
      Andy, you absolutely know everyone in town and their favorite t-shirts!

  6. Lynn you always bring it home (literally) with your keen observation and love of community. Thanks for sharing!

    • Lynn Untermeyer Miller

      Dear Laurie, thanks so much! As you know, there is still magic in this town we’ve loved for so long.💕

  7. Susan Gold Falkenstein

    Amazing talent runs in families and Lynn and her father Larry continue to document Westport with beauty, flair and integrity.
    Beautiful capture of the season and your love of Westport comes through in every photo! A big Chi High Five!

  8. Thanks! That was fun, the merchants could not have been friendlier or more generous with their treats. Hope we do it again!

  9. Great great photos Lynn!!!

  10. Lovely

  11. Always my favorite photographer in any season