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 Education Group

    If you are planning on taking the SAT or the ACT in October or November, this is an ideal time to start your preparation! Once school begins,...

  • Seaside Center: Shoreline Seining and Plankton Tow

    2014.07.20
     @ Seaside Center

    Help us gather plankton and see what creatures are living in our ocean’s water! Examine microscopic organisms caught in our plankton net...

  • 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...

  • Summer Vacation Day Programs- Grades K-6

    2014.08.18
     @ Stamford JCC

    Monday August 18 To Friday August 22, 8am – 6pm Monday-Baking a Mitzvah Tuesday-Scavenger Hunt Wednesday- Ice Cream Craze....

  • 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: Seaweed Pressing

    2014.07.18
     @ Seaside Center

    Look at the different seaweeds around Greenwich Point and learn about their role in the marine ecosystem. We will end with a seaweed pressing...

  • 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...

  • Seaside Center: Story Time

    2014.07.19
     @ Seaside Center

    Grab a comfy seat as we read stories about our favorite sea creatures. We will even take a peek at a real-life version of the animal in our...

  • 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...

  • Seaside Center: Naturalist's Choice

    2014.07.19
     @ Seaside Center

    Be surprised! Changing topic that is fun and fascinating, selected by the Naturalist!

  • 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!

  • Bar: Ladies Night | Old Greenwich, CT

    2014.02.18
     @ Beach House Cafe

    Drink Specials starting at 9:00pm 'till close, $2.00 off any Martini or Margarita.

  • Tuesday Wine Appreciation Night | Greenwich, CT

    2014.02.04
     @ Terra Sole

    Receive 50% off on most listed Wine under $100.00 and 25% off on bottles $100.00 and over!

  • Seaside Center: Shoreline Seining at Low Tide

    2014.07.15
     @ Seaside Center

    Help us collect data for the Long Island Sound biodiversity database. 1:00 pm: June 24, July 8, Aug 5, 19. 4:00 pm: July 1, 15, 22, 29,...


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