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

  • Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

    2014.10.11
     @ Canfin Gallery

    “The beauty of the physical world becomes a metaphor for the capacity of the spirit to reveal itself". Ira Barkoff Evocation of...

  • 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...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • SPLURGE Matches Scarf Donations for Cancer Patients

    2014.10.01
     @ SPLURGE

    SPLURGE and the Cancer Institute at Greenwich Hospital are partnering to bring comfort and encouragement to cancer patients.  From October...

  • Flinn Gallery Art Opening

    2014.10.30
     @ Flinn Gallery 2nd floor

    FLINN GALLERY Opening Reception 'IN FOCUS' Thursday October 30, 6 - 8pm Seven artists share their visions - Carolyn Conrad,...

  • IMAGINE CANDY- SWEET TASTINGS!!!

    2014.10.24
     @ Imagine Candy

    Imagine Candy located in Scarsdale Village- Winner of 2014 Best West of Westchester by Westchester Magazine- holds a Belgian Chocolate and Candy...

  • Flower Power

    2014.10.08
     @ SM Home Gallery

    SM Home Gallery show featuring two Greenwich based artists: Margaret Bragg and Penny Putnam. The art show runs thorough November 22nd....

  • Harvest Fair and Gift Show

    2014.11.01
     @ Second Congregational Church

    Event Will Include Hay Mazes, Games, Crafts, Food, Holiday Shopping The community is invited to a Harvest Fair and Gift Show on Saturday, Nov....

  • New Fitness Class: SalsaTone

    2014.11.01
     @ Latin Moves Dance Studio

    Starting November 1st ~ Every Saturday morning 10 to 11 AM Instructor: Melissa Lopez Start your weekend off right with this exciting cardio...

  • Lynne Scalo Design Opening

    2014.11.05

    Please join Lynne Scalo, Greenwich Magazine and athome Magazine to celebrate the Greenwich showroom opening of Lynne Scalo Design Cocktails...

  • Breast Cancer Alliance Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show

    2014.11.06
     @ Hyatt Regency Greenwich

    Breast Cancer Alliance to Host Branching Out, Coming Together, Aspiring to a Cure 19th Annual Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show: November 6,...

  • Free Screening of Documentary ' Children of the Inquisition'

    2014.11.06
     @ Bush-Holley House

    Join filmmaker Joseph Lovett as he presents his documentary film and multi-platform project of personal exploration and...

  • P.A.L.S. 2nd Annual Soarin' Soiree~ November 7, 2014

    2014.11.07
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    You are invited to join our State Senator, L. Scott Frantz and our First Selectman, Peter J. Tesei, for an awe-inspiring evening to benefit Patient...

  • John Hardy Event

    2014.11.08
     @ Bloomingdale's

    John Hardy One of a kind. One at a time. Each by hand. Bloomingdale's is inviting YOU to meet the head designer Guy Bedarida as he presents...

  • Olivine Gabbro Opening

    2014.11.08

    Olivine Gabbro invites you to join them for their Opening Party! DJ | Cocktails | H'Orderves | Gift Bags Made to Measure Beautifully...

  • Meet Joshua Safran, Author of "Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid"

    2014.11.11
     @ YWCA Greenwich

    Meet the author of this powerful memoir. Joshua Safran is an author, attorney, occasional rabbi, and nationally recognized advocate for...

  • Markham Roberts: Decorating the Way I See It

    2014.11.13
     @ Belle Haven Club

    Join us as Interior Designer Markham Roberts shares coveted design insights, key to creating the perfect home. The program will include...


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