Located at 183 Sound Beach Ave in Old Greenwich, “Gather” packs a lot into a tiny space. A host of handmade, one-of-a-kind apparel and accessories are displayed alongside jewelry fashioned from mundane objects such as fishing lures and horse bells prized for their patina rather than their shine.
“I overheard one student tell her mother that as the valedictorian of her class she knew she would probably be accepted. Really? At this particular university, traditionally, only 10% of the valedictorians who applied are accepted. Competitive schools accept classes, not just qualified, admissible applicants!” – Dr. Paul Lowe, Greenwich Admissions Advisors
An interview with the accomplished Sarah Cicchetti, who excelled at GHS in track throwing discus and shot put. She was a captain of the GHS varsity field hockey team last fall and has also played softball. The enthusiastic Young Life participant mastered cello and viola before taking up clarinet and playing in the band. One last punctuation on her activity sheet: She was drum major in the marching band.
Grammy Award winner Gladys Knight will headline DART’s annual benefit and concert on Saturday, May 30, at the Palace Theatre. The Gala, once again hosted by Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford, will kick off with an elegant cocktail reception, featuring a pasta bar by World-Famous RAO’s Italian Restaurant, with silent and live auctions. Continue Reading →
Kim Campbell and James Keach will share their personal insight at the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter cocktail benefit, Celebrating Hope, to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1 at Richards, 359 Greenwich Avenue. Continue Reading →
“This spring salad calls on seasonal all-stars asparagus and strawberries for a satisfying salad. The blended avocado results in a smooth and creamy dressing for such a wonderful salad.” – Victoria Hart Glavin of Tiny New York Kitchen Continue Reading →
The Haute Spot is a new designer consignment shop at 103 Mill Street in Byram. There is free on-street parking, or free municipal lot parking on either side of Delavan Ave a block away. The shop is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am until 5:00pm and on Sundays 12:00pm to 4:00pm. You’ll find: designer clothing for men, women, children and teens, plus shoes and handbags, vintage items and some home goods. Continue Reading →
“Excess engine idling and over-use of electricity along with anything you do that uses fossil fuels contributes to your carbon footprint. Just because gasoline is cheaper right now doesn’t mean you have to drive more. Take advantage of the weather – ride a bike or park and walk.” – Joanne Clark, Old Greenwich Continue Reading →
A roster of go-kart race teams, mostly from Brunswick, Greenwich Academy, Sacred Heart, Greenwich Country Day and Greenwich High School took to the race track for a good cause on Friday night. Grand Prix New York in Mt. Kisco was the venue for a benefit for Project Yellow Light, a non-profit that raises awareness of the perils of distracted driving.
This year’s race at Grand Prix marked the third annual fundraiser for the non-profit. The race was conceived by GHS grad Ben Albano and has carried on through the efforts of his family.
This year Addison Albano and his club co-president Owen Gerber did the lion’s share of the legwork and the result was a representation from all the high schools in Town and a lot of fun. Continue Reading →
Funeral services will be held privately with a memorial Celebration of Life service to be held in her honor at a later date. Visitation (Shiva) will be held at her residence at 65 Apple Valley Rd, Stamford, CT 06903 on Sunday April 19, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00pm and Monday April 20, 2015 and Tuesday April 21, 2015 both from 3:00 to 5:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm. Continue Reading →
Daffodils are the flower we identify most strongly with spring and the renewal of the growing season. The 56th annual daffodil show is April 22 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm and Thursday, April 23, 10:00am to 4:00pm at Christ Church at 254 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich. Continue Reading →
Caroline Jones is challenging local teens to an acoustic contest. The singer, songwriter, producer, radio show host and author, will handpick winners of the contest. Winners will get a guest performance on Jones’ radio show, Art & Soul on Sirius XM’s Coffee House. Continue Reading →