The high-rise offices and apartment buildings, and the bars and restaurants in the Harbor Point Road area near Stamford’s waterfront, have seemingly sprung up overnight. But the development has been in the making since 2009, transforming a once-blighted neighborhood into an upscale destination.
Sign of the Whale, a restaurant opened in August 2014, can be found in this new domain.
“People love to have a drink somewhere, then hop around nearby for dinner or dessert,” said the restaurant’s general manager, A.J. Polizzi, in a phone interview after my visits. “It’s often part of the dining experience — and fun.”