Table of Contents: December 2013



Features

30 Ways to Get into the Spirit
From concerts to caroling, basket making to ballerinas, these local traditions make getting into the holiday spirit as easy as a holiday stroll in the park. Plus we get expert tips on decking the halls.

A Legacy of Love   
The loss of a child is more than most can handle. But Andrea and Phil Marella refused to be broken. This indefatigable couple is fighting for a cure to the rare disease that took their daughter and now threatens their son.

Easy Entertaining
Jeffrey and Robin Selden show us how to throw the perfect holiday party—the smallest details (creatively displayed nibbles), perfect lighting (who doesn’t look good in a soft glow) and a deliciously creative menu.

Master in Our Midst
Meet the legendary Robert McGinnis. You know his work, but maybe not his name. In addition to some 1,400 book covers and fine art paintings, he has illustrated movie posters for Bond films, classics like Breakfast at Tiffany’s and modern-day blockbusters like The Incredibles. This very private artist lets us into his world.

Departments

From the Editor

From The Founders
Where Crime Begins
by Jack Moffly
Of Jolly Old Elves
by Donna Moffly

Town Talk
Champion diver James Hopper; September cover story update; Sweeten up the holidays; Shopping Around: Lillian August; Sweaty Betty

Fab Finds
Gifts: For her and for him  
Fashion: Perfect timepieces; Wild accessories
Home: Hostess essentials

People & Places
YWCA Spirit of Greenwich; Alzheimer’s Association; Jewelry for a Cause; Greenwich Riding & Trails; Mort Walker Celebration; Pen Women; Moffly Media Best of Greenwich; Bruce Museum; Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich; Moffly Media A-List Awards

In Good Taste
Char Restaurant

Weddings
Daignault–Gilbride
Rosenzweig–Weiss

Buzz
Manfredi Jewels; Lexington Company

Calendar     

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
From our family to yours

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • AGAPANTHUS RISING

    2014.11.18
     @ Greenwich Water Club

    Like the Agapanthus flower, which starts as just a seed, we all have something to share with the world.  Sadly, we don't always nurture...

  • The Enchanted Forest

    2014.11.21
     @ Hyatt Regency Greenwich

    Junior League of Greenwich presents 2014 Enchanted Forest! Holiday Boutiques Gingerbeard Workshops Santa's Breakfast...

  • Junior League of Greenwich The Enchanted Forest

    2014.11.21
     @ Junior League of Greenwich

    The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest on Friday, November 21 through Sunday, November...


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