June 2010 Table of Contents



Features

50 | 25 Things to Do Right Here, Right Now
Our guide to cool, fun and off-the-beaten path stuff to do in Greenwich is a great way to explore and enjoy our town this summer.
by Christy Colasurdo

60 | Renaissance Realtor 
Dubbed the Father of Battery Park City, Charles Urstadt is the man largely responsible for turning ninety-two acres of landfill into the thriving community it is today.
by Jack Moffly

70 | Rooms with a View
Visit three very special resorts—all owned by Greenwich residents and just an easy car ride away. From unique-themed bungalows (think
treehouses and greenhouses) to spectacular views of the ocean and mountains, each of these spots is the perfect getaway.
by Jill Johnson

82 | For the Love of the Game
Lacrosse is a fierce and fast game and its popularity has exploded. Here, we talk to kids and coaches about the advantages (and yes, fun) that this intense sport offers.
by Bill Slocum

Departments

14 | From the Editor

25 | From the Founders
Tea With Albert Einstein
by Jack Moffly

Of Kids and Camps
by Donna Moffly

32 | Notable Notes

35 | Town Talk
Angela’s Answers: Keeping Your Marriage New • Toc Toc • Art  Appreciation and Appraisal

37 | People & Places
Fairfield County Community Foundation; Greenwich United Way; Community Answers; Greenwich Library; Greenwich High School; 21 Strong; Junior United Way and American Red Cross, Greenwich Chapter; Arch Street Teen Center; Boys and Girls Club

91 | Special Weddings Section
Tips & Trends
Langsten–McKelvey
Gibbons–Baer
White–Murphy
Lovejoy–Garland
Peterson–Lynch

107 | In Good Taste
Nuage Seafood Restaurant & Bar
by Jane Stern   

113 | Calendar

127 | Index of Advertisers

128 | Postscript
Fashionable fun in the sun
by Jennifer Miskowiec
 

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • Cool and Collected ‘14

    2014.07.10
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    (Gallery 1) Featuring artists:  Carla Goldberg, Melanie Kozol, Francis Sills, and Eve Stockton Summer exhibition at Kenise Barnes...

  • Wine Time Social Hour

    2014.08.29
     @ Barcelona Wine Bar

    Fairfield Monday - Friday 3 - 6:30pm $5 select wines, $4 well drinks, $3 beers. 3 for $16 tapas Greenwich Monday - Friday 4 - 7...

  • 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...

  • Exhibit: Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing | Greenwich, CT

    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...

  • Seaside Center: Arts and Crafts

    2014.07.18
     @ Seaside Center

    Let your creativity float free! Practice the art of Gyotaku fish prints; make a sundial, a shell wind chime, or fish bowl! Activities vary every...

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

    2014.05.09
     @ Val's Putnam Wine And Liquors

    Each Friday we feature new wines just released and new to market for you to have an opportunity to taste and learn about through our sponsored...

  • Wine Time Social Hour | Greenwich, CT

    2014.01.27
     @ Barcelona Greenwich

    $4.00 select wines, $4.00 well drinks, and $3.00 beers.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Sundays, June 22 - August 31, 3:30 - 4:00pm Stop by for a chance to meet one of our Overbrook Nature Center or Heckscher Farm animals up...

  • 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...


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