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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  • 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...

  • GREENWICH FASHION ON THE AVENUE

    2014.09.05
     @ Greenwich Avenue

      GREENWICH FASHION ON THE AVENUE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5 FEATURING LIVE RUNWAY SHOW, CAR AND BOAT SHOW Greenwich Avenue will...

  • 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...

  • Junior League of Greenwich's New Member Open House

    2014.09.09
     @ Junior League of Greenwich

    Please join us for cocktails and casual conversation to learn more about the Junior League of Greenwich and how you can become a member. ...

  • 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...

  • 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!...

  • 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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