November 2012: Table of Contents



Features

Meet the Honorees
We annouce our fifth annual Light a Fire honorees. Meet the incredible people who are saving lives, bringing hope to the less fortunate and generally making the world a better place to live.
by Jill Johnson

Set for Success
Five local designers usher in the season with creative and dazzling ways to set the ultimate holiday table.  

The Spirit of the Bermuda Race
Bill Langan is one of sailing’s foremost naval designers. We remember the man whose talent and engaging personality impacted the world of yacht racing forever.
by Jack Moffly

Top Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell ranks the top lawyers in 66 specialties throughout Fairfield County.

Here Come the Experts
Create the perfect wedding day with advice from celeb experts Preston Bailey (on flowers), Lela Rose (on gowns) and Ron Ben-Israel (on cakes).
by Carisha Swanson

Departments

From the Editor

From the Founders
Who Will Rescue our State Economy?
by Jack Moffly

Of Cats and Characters
by Donna Moffly

Notable Notes

Town Talk
New Spaces and Places: Dream Spa, Simon Teakle, Combine Fitness; The men who have changed the way you hail a cab; Angela’s Answers: Gratitude; The Harpoon Club spears another victim

Fab Finds
Fashion: Holiday Glamour
Beauty: Seeing Red
Design: Dining in Style

People & Places
Best of Greenwich; Burning Tree Country Club; Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich; Abilis; Special Olympics Connecticut; Polyphony Youth Orchestra; YWCA Greenwich; Greenwich Hospital

Weddings
Dyke–Barker
Miller–Teitzman

In Good Taste
Bar Q
by Valerie Foster

The Buzz
Winston Flowers • Garden Education Center & Glen Gate • Greenwich Squash & gloProfessional

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
Surprise sculpture on the Avenue

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • 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...

  • 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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