Table of Contents: April 2014



Features

The State of Real Estate 2014
Key indicators, the hottest trends, what’s selling and what’s sitting. We explore where the market is headed.

On Top of the World     
Britton Keeshan scales mountains and saves lives. Modern-day superhero? Just ask the kids who call him Dr. Boo.

The Little Party That Could   
The Greenwich Town Party has become one of the hottest tickets around and this year it’s doubling in size. We go behind the scenes.  

Lucky Her    
Filmmaker Emily Wachtel is the picture of perseverance. Finally Hollywood has opened the door she’s been knocking on.

Departments

From the Editor  

From the Founder
Of Lucky Living  
by Donna Moffly

Status Report
Buzz: Olenka Polak, myLingo; Mothers’ Day Movement; Susan Fales-Hill; Cell charging on the go  
Shop: Home portraits by Bruce Miller; Lester’s; Longchamp; Spring-ahead fashion
Go: Packing pointers from the pros; Ritz-Carlton do-gooders; Range Rover
Home: Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams’ advice for the well-rounded home (and life); Gold Star services; Drones in real estate
Eat: Blackstones; Easter brunch tips from Food Design
Do: Venture Photography; Conciergist mobile app   

People & Places
Avon Theatre; Children of Fallen Patriots; Bruce Museum; Hannah Storm Foundation; Special Olympics; Greenwich United Way; YWCA of Greenwich; At Home in Greenwich; Mianus River Gorge                         

Vows
Sotzing–Prodromou; Hughes–Woodruff; Frye–Harris

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript                          
Forget the showers. We want to talk about the flowers.

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • 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...

  • 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!...

  • 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

    This is our kickoff event each year-held at Tod's Point Clambake area. The event is scheduled for Sunday September 14th starting...

  • Information Fair

    2014.09.16
     @ YMCA

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

  • Laurel House Family Seminar Series

    2014.09.18
     @ Laurel House

    Thursday evenings, September 18, October 2, 16, 30, 6:30-8:00 pm Join us Thursday evenings for this four part Family Seminar Series as...

  • The Many Faces of Multi Media

    2014.09.20
     @ Meli-Melo of Greenwich

    Dr. Julia Trebing, Director Creative Therapies in Stamford, CT exhibits her paintings at Meli-Melo Creperie & Juice Bar  during Sept...

  • SoulCycle GWCH for Make-A-Wish CT

    2014.09.20
     @ SoulCycle

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut is thrilled to be partnering with SoulCycle's Greenwich location for a charity ride on Saturday, September 20th!...

  • Wall Street Tennis Challenge

    2014.09.20
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    The goal of The Wall Street Tennis Challenge is to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation’s efforts while spreading awareness...

  • Arts & Crafts on Bedford

    2014.09.20
     @ Bedford Street

    Shop at over 100 craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in our extended sidewalk...


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