Ralph Lauren Children’s Store on Elm Street To Close in Mid-August

The Ralph Lauren Children’s store at 115 Elm St. in New Canaan will close in mid-August, company officials said. It isn’t clear just what brought on the decision to close a store that has been involved consistently in downtown New Canaan events, including those organized by the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce. The Polo Ralph Lauren store at 51 Elm St. remains open.

New Canaan’s First Annual ‘Pink Stroll’

On Thursday October 9th over fifteen New Canaan stores will be hosting an inaugural “Pink Stroll.” The Stroll is designed as a way to celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and raise awareness as well as funds for critical breast cancer services for residents of Connecticut and research. The event is a joint effort between The Chamber of Commerce, local merchants and Susan G. Komen Connecticut. The New Canaan Chamber partnered with Komen Connecticut as all funds donated support research and local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs for women in Connecticut. Seventy-five percent of the money donated to Komen Connecticut goes to fund critical breast cancer services in Connecticut. The remaining 25 percent goes to fund national research programs. This is especially important as Connecticut has the highest incidence of breast cancer in the United States, with New Canaan being one of the top twenty towns in the state with the highest rates breast cancer.

New Canaan Gears Up for Aug. 21 ‘Taste of the Town Stroll’

New Canaan’s business community is gearing up for an increasingly popular annual event that connects local merchants with customers while benefitting the local food pantry. The New Canaan Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Taste of the Town Stroll, benefitting the New Canaan Food Pantry, runs from 6 to 9 p.m. next Thursday, Aug. 21 (rain date Aug. 22). Chamber Marketing Associate Laura Budd calls the event “a triple win.”

“Number one, the food pantry gets stocked.

Elm Street Building (including Ralph Lauren Space) Sells for $7.6 Million

Here are the most recently conveyed property transfers, according to records in the New Canaan Town Clerk’s office. Click on each address for information from the Assessor’s Office. The major item—the $7.6 million sale of 109-115 Elm St.—is a transfer from a Juneau, Alaska-based LLC to one that’s based in Stamford. The structure includes Ralph Lauren, Nails Hollywood, Nurenu, New Canaan Chiropractic, SwickPix LLC, James G. McKeon, Image Design Group, Alexander Capital Advisors and Tigurian Atlantic LLC, property records show.  

153 East Ave. $995,000 (recorded May 13)
Ann H. Lamont to Albert & Pamela Miller, trustees

427 Main St.