May 2011: Table of Contents



Features

Small Wonder
The roots of this property go way deeper than the gorgeous annuals and perennials planted here. Tour the historic and beautiful grounds, once Edwin J. Lucas’s summer cottage garden.
by Nancy A. Ruhling

At the Helm
As the first female commodore of Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Susan Fisher takes charge of the 122-year-old club with a storied history.
by Stephen Sawicki

Body of Proof
Pull the plug on boring treadmill workouts. Local gyms offer a whole bunch of fun trends—from roller yoga to belly dancing—that will make you love swimsuit season.
by Jill Johnson 

For the Children
When their children were diagnosed with life-changing health crises, these parents turned their despair into courage and became champions for change.
by Christy Colasurdo

Departments

From the Editor

From the Founders
The House Republicans Assault on Women
by Jack Moffly

Of Kids and Comments
by Donna Moffly

Town Talk
Angela’s Answers: Allowance • Bennie Wallace and Backcountry Jazz • Azaleas in bloom at the New York Botanical Garden • Elephant polo? • Teach for America • Meli-Melo’s new look

People & Places
The Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation; Junior League of Greenwich and Nathaniel Witherell; SuperShow; The Links Inc.; Brunswick School; Moffly Media; Art Society of Old Greenwich; YWCA of Greenwich Aquatic Hall of Fame; Temple Sholom; UJA Federation of Greenwich; YWCA BRAVA Awards

Special Weddings Section
• Fashions for the whole bridal party
• Make-up do’s and don’ts
• Hair trends
• Gorgeous cakes
• Upper body workout tips

Weddings
O’Connell–Abrahamson
Duus–Deichmann
McLaughlin–Milligan
Watson–Connors
Julian–Basile
Valente–Harriss

InGoodTaste
Gabriele’s
by Mary Kate Hogan

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
Unique gifts for mom
by Jennifer Miskowiec

 

Greenwich Agenda

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    2014.06.21
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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  • 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...

  • Happy Hour Beauty Thursdays!

    2014.06.30
     @ ELLELA Cosmetics & Lashes

    Our Summer Happy Hour Beauty Thursdays are back at ELLELA Cosmetics! Hit the top of Greenwich Ave from 4pm to 8pm for the BEST Blowouts before...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Wine Time Social Hour

    2014.08.29
     @ Barcelona Wine Bar

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  • 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...

  • 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

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  • 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!

  • 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

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     @ Bruce Museum

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