May 2012: Table of Contents



Features

A Blooming Memorial
At the renowned New York Botanical Garden the Mae Wien garden blossoms into a new era, thanks to local landscape architect Susan Cohen and Mae’s two daughters, Isabel Malkin and Dinny Morse.
by Nancy A. Ruhling

Flight of Fancy
At first glance Perry Johnston’s garden may appear whimsical and carefree, but upon closer inspection you see that this is a perfectly planned oasis that has something for everyone (including the bugs and birds).
by Nancy A. Ruhling

Face Time
Four years ago Christy Prunier and her young daughter set out to change the marketplace for tween skincare. Today the Willa line is in Target stores around the country and has big boys like Procter & Gamble a little nervous.
by Stephen Sawicki

Every Last Detail
Celeb wedding planner, Colin Cowie, sits down with us to offer his sage advice on making your day magical.
by Carisha Swanson

All in the Family
As Bob Arnold celebrates thirty years at the helm of Family Centers, we take a look at how the little-agency-that-could has grown by leaps and bounds and touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
by Stephen Sawicki

Departments

From the Editor

From the Founders
The Magic of the Bruce
by Jack Moffly

Of Mothers and Tips For Training Kids
by Donna Moffly

Town Talk
The perfect white shirt; In the Garden; Land Trust honors; Yoga for a cause; New Spaces and Places: Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club and Alma Workshop

Fab Finds
Fashion: The hues of blues
Beauty: Striking style
Mother’s Day Gifts: Flowers with glamour

People & Places
Avon Theatre; Bruce Museum; Children of Fallen Patriots; B*Cured; Breast Cancer Alliance; Greenwich Academy; Greenwich Garden Club; YWCA Greenwich BRAVA Awards; SoundWaters; Maritime Aquarium; Stanwich School; Greenwich Hospital; Chabad of Greenwich; YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Collection Luncheon

Weddings
Vincent–Saur; Johnston–Hubbard; Winokur–Gilbert; Gallagher–Sheehan; Smith–Spatola

InGoodTaste
Patrizia’s
by Mary Kate Hogan

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
A patriotic final tribute

 

Greenwich Agenda

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  • Meet Author/Comedian Annabelle Gurwitch

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     @ The Drawing Room

    The former co-host of Dinner and a Movie presents her new collection of essays about the hazards of approaching the half-century mark. Actress,...

  • YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week

    2014.10.18
     @ YMCA of Greenwich

    YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week October 18 - 26, 2014 Join us for a week-long celebration of local art! Showcasing established and emerging...

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     @ Canfin Gallery

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • SPLURGE Matches Scarf Donations for Cancer Patients

    2014.10.01
     @ SPLURGE

    SPLURGE and the Cancer Institute at Greenwich Hospital are partnering to bring comfort and encouragement to cancer patients.  From October...

  • Fine Dining at Crew to Benefit Child Guidance Center

    2014.10.20
     @ Crew Restaurant

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     @ SM Home Gallery

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  • Financial Literacy 2-Day Lecture Presented by Bob Salomon at YMCA of Greenwich

    2014.10.21
     @ YMCA of Greenwich

    Making sense of the world of finance FREE and open to all *Participants should pick up a copy of the Wall Street Journal on Oct.22, as Bob...

  • Paint the Town Pink

    2014.10.21
     @ Lux Bond & Green

    Key to the Treasure Chest Indulge yourself at an elegant but fun event presented by Lux Bond & Green and Anne Fontaine Preview the newest...

  • Meet Nomi Eve, Author of Henna House

    2014.10.22

    An evocative and stirring novel about a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite Jews of the mid-twentieth...

  • Susan G. Komen CT Educational Session at YMCA of Greenwich

    2014.10.22
     @ YMCA of Greenwich

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  • Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Networking Event

    2014.10.23
     @ Delamar Hotel

    Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will hold its October After Six Networking event. All are invited to exchange business cards, enjoy appetizers and...

  • October After Six

    2014.10.23
     @ Delamar Hotel

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  • Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

    2014.10.23

    Athome Magazine celebrates Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams' fall collection with fabulous vignettes from some of your favorite A-List designers....

  • Oktoberfest 2014 Greenwich United Way

    2014.10.24
     @ Loading Dock

    Greenwich United Way’s sixth annual “Oktoberfest” fundraiser is set for Friday, October 24 at Stamford’s Loading...

  • The Food Network Open Casting Call for Home Cooks

    2014.10.25
     @ My Cooking Party

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  • Greenwich Hospital Gala

    2014.10.25
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    It will be a Gala worthy of a doge when retiring Greenwich Hospital president and CEO, Frank A. Corvino, will be presented with the...


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