From the Editor: Time Flies



What a difference a decade can make. Consider this: Ten years ago a little-known site called Facebook launched (now more than 500 million people use the word “friend” as a verb). Gay marriage was legalized in Massachusetts—the first state in the U.S. to do so (today same-sex marriage is legal in nineteen states and the District of Columbia). Google introduced Gmail—the skeptics said it wouldn’t work (now the e-mail service boasts 425 million users).

Even in our own little corner of the world, things have changed. When our first “Best Of” issue premiered ten years ago, we had a few thousand people cast votes (some even on, gasp, handwritten ballots). This year nearly 70,000 Moffly Media readers filled out our online form. Ten years ago, we had to explain what “Best Of” meant to voters and winners. Today, readers start asking in December when the form will go up on our Website.

As the name implies, winners hail from all corners of the Gold Coast—Fairfield on down to Greenwich. And even though we know you’ll hop in your car to visit the best boutique or check out the hottest new restaurant, we figure you’d also want to know who got the most votes in our town alone. So in this issue we have included the Best of Greenwich—the spots deemed tops within our own borders.

Clearly there’s a lot to celebrate, and we’re gearing up for two great parties that will do just that. Join us on Thursday, July 24, from 6:30–9:30 p.m. for the Best of the Gold Coast festivities at the Stamford Hilton. It’s always an action-packed night of food, fun, dancing, and yes, lots of freebies. And on Tuesday, August 5, from 7–10 p.m. we take over the Delamar and l’escale to toast the Best of Greenwich with a festive seaside cocktail party.

We look forward to seeing you and raising a glass to a whole new decade filled with nothing but the best!
Visit ilovefc.com for tickets.

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees!

    2014.06.21
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

    Saturday, June 21 - Monday, September 1 Hidden in the leaves, snug in the trunk or burrowed under the roots, what types of animals actually...

  • 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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