Happy 4th of July! Here’s the scene at 18 Bulkley Avenue South. Monica Ryan and her family decorated their front door this way — and added plenty of bunting, pinwheels in the yard, flags in the driveway, and sparkling lights at night.
Last year, historian Bob Weingarten wrote a story for Greens Farms Magazine, about flags in town.
Three caught my eye. May they continue to wave proudly!
Artists Walter and Naiad Einsel designed Uncle Sam and Miss Liberty, flanking the Stars and Stripes.
Little Barn, on the Post Road.
A replica of Betsy Ross’ original flag, flying on Greens Farms Road.
Decorations by Rebecca and Diane Yormark:
Last week’s photo challenged many “06880” readers. Diane Silfen was one. “I guess I spend way too much time in Saugatuck,” she wrote. “I need to get out more.”
If she does, she should head east on the Post Road. There — on the side of the building that once housed Swanky Frank’s, Woody’s and Dairy Queen, and is now the very popular Little Barn restaurant — hangs a wooden American flag.
Only Tom Ryan, Fred Cantor and Jonathan McClure knew where they’d seen it. Click here for Ed Simek’s photo, and the very few (hey, it was Christmas Eve!) comments.
Bobbie Herman took this week’s photo challenge. If you know where in Westport you can see it, click “Comments” below.
Hint: Bobbie says “it’s really decrepit.”