April 2011: Table of Contents



Features

Market Report
For the past few years, homeowners have anxiously awaited any sign that the market is turning around. Here, we talk to the folks on the frontlines and explore what the economic indicators impacting both buyers and sellers.
by Chris Hodenfield

The Soul of Round Hill
It’s hard to mention Bill Strain and the Round Hill Market and Service Station without hearing a resounding, “I know Bill.” This iconic Greenwich figure reminisces about the past century on Round Hill Road—from working farms to great estates.
by Timothy Dumas

Island Hopping
The history of the Greenwich Islands runs as deep as the water that surrounds them. Dip into the legend and lore that makes them such colorful additions to our town.
by Stephen Sawicki 

Digital Diplomat
Jared Cohen is the twenty-nine-year old head of the influential think tank, Google Ideas. He’s got a lot to say about the technology revolution influencing major social change both here and abroad (and we’ve only seen the beginning).
by Timothy Dumas

Department

From the Editor

From the Founders
Malloy’s Budget: Can He Sell It?
by Jack Moffly

Of Houses and High Rises
by Donna Moffly

Notable Notes

Town Talk
Allan Houston: Having a Ball • Teen fashion designers Christina Nielsen and Zachary Zimmerman • Tiger Lily’s new space • Angela’s Answers: Childhood Chores • Shopping for a cause with Michael J. Fox

People & Places
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut; AmeriCares; Arch Street Teen Center; MS Dinner of Champions; Greenwich Council, Boy Scouts of America; Historic Hudson Valley; Hospital For Special Surgery; Neuberger Museum of Art; Soldiers for The Truth; Greenwich Pen Women; Brunswick School and Greenwich Academy; Greenwich High School; Greenwich Catholic School; Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
     
InGoodTaste
Bartaco
by Mary Kate Hogan

Weddings
Taradash–McIntyre
Filipovic–Kostovic
Skidmore–Russell
Breakell–Miller
Carlucci–Freni
Riley–Fraise

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
The Corals of Spring
by Jennifer Miskowiec

 

Greenwich Agenda

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     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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    2014.05.03
     @ Bruce Museum

    May 3 – August 31, 2014 Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing This exhibition focuses on two of the world’s leading...

  • Saturday Vals Free Weekly In-Store Wine Tasting | Greenwich, CT

    2014.05.10
     @ Val's Putnam Wine And Liquors

    We will feature an array of new and different International wines that are selected by our staff as “Staff Picks Favorites” in...

  • Happy Hour | Greenwich, CT

    2014.01.26
     @ Morello Italian Bistro

    Refresh yourself with our famous Red & White Sangria! Don’t forget that during happy hour every day 4:30pm-6:30pm your 2nd drink...

  • Polo Benefit for Hope

    2014.08.31
     @ Greenwich Polo Club

    For the second year in a row, Virginia's House of Hope is having a fundraiser at the Greenwich Polo Club! Join us on Sunday, August...

  • SM&NC Farm Market

    2014.06.15
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

    Sundays, June 15 – October 5, 10am – 2pm We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!...

  • Animal Meet and Greet

    2014.06.22
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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  • Bar: Live Music | Greenwich, CT

    2014.03.09
     @ Barcelona Greenwich

    Join us in Greenwich every Sunday for live music and half-priced bottles of wine!

  • Greenwich Harbor Sunset Wine Cruise | Greenwich, CT

    2014.06.05
     @ Delamar Hotel Dock

    The boat "Prudence" departs from the Delamar Hotel Dock on 500 Steamboat Rd. All the wine is sponsored through VALS with food...

  • Exclusive Tour of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery

    2014.09.09
     @ Yale University Art Gallery

    Join JCC Greenwich for an exclusive tour with museum curator Elizabeth Manekin. The collection is noteworthy for exemplary works from the...

  • Understanding the Gaza War: Strategic & Political Implications

    2014.09.09
     @ Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium

    Dr. Efraim Inbar is a Professor in Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and Director of its renowned Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic...

  • Bruce Museum: Look and See - Into the Deep

    2014.09.10
     @ Bruce Museum

    A program especially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, who will explore the Museum’s exhibition through...

  • College Admissions Boot Camp | Greenwich, CT

    2014.09.13

    College Prep 360 will be offering two college admissions “boot camps” in their Greenwich office over the summer. The first workshop...

  • Nigh Season: New Paintings By David Konigsberg

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM  Public Invited   NIGH...

  • Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    GALLERY II Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public Invited...

  • Greenwich Area Newcomers Annual Lobster Fest

    2014.09.14
     @ Tod's Point Clambake Area

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  • Information Fair

    2014.09.16
     @ YMCA

    Our Annual Information Fair - This event showcases non profits , community businesses, schools and  services in the Greenwich...


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