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Local Landscape Architect, Peter Alexander, Waxes Poetic on Dredging Vessel, The Watermaster

Peter Alexander, a longtime advocate of dredging in Greenwich to expand parkland, will address the North American Dredge Conference this week. He is partnering with Lannen of Finland, Blount shipbuilders in Warren, Rhode Island and Eager Beaver Trailers based in Florida to bring the Watermaster, “a wonder vessel,” to the US. Continue Reading →

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Gretchen Carlson to Emcee Greenwich Gala for Lyme Disease Awareness

Event co-chairs include Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Alexander; Bravo TV’s Andy Cohen; women’s basketball superstar/Olympian Elena Delle Donne; Olympian Donna deVarona; meteorologist Dr. Bill Evans; actress Marla Maples; best-selling author Jay McInerney; actress Parker Posey; Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver; best-selling author Rebecca Wells, and others still to be named. Continue Reading →

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Top Stories of the Week: Mobile Auto Body 101, AirBnb in Greenwich, Anne Carson, Turnover on Greenwich Ave, Wrecking Ball

In the new “sharing economy,”people are making money by driving for Uber and listing their spare rooms and entire houses on Airbnb.com. Our feature looks into unforeseen consequences. In Greenwich, Airbnb Finds a Home in the New “Sharing Economy

Yogasmoga has left Greenwich Avenue. Lux, Bond & Green are closing any day. Again, we chronicle the changing face of Greenwich Avenue with the help of Ron Brien of Alliance Commercial Properties. Continue Reading →

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No Joke: Third Annual Pickleball Round Robin Set for April 1

Greenwich Recreation is excited to host the 3rd annual pickleball round robin on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Pickleball is an exciting and popular racquet sport that is a combination of badminton, ping pong, and tennis. The round robin offers players in Greenwich and other local communities an opportunity to have friendly competition on 3 regulation courts at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. The round robin this year will consist of 28 teams total; 14 women’s teams and 14 men’s teams.

Teams may submit registration starting Tuesday, February 21 to the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich). Registration forms are available at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, Greenwich Parks and Recreation Office, and downloadable online at www.greenwichct.org. Continue Reading →

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