At the Dec 18 P&Z meeting the commission reviewed the application for a new Chabad Lubavitch synagogue at the corner of Mason Street and Havemeyer including parking, rooftop playground, and safety given there is an entrance opposite the fire house.
Rabbi Yossi Deren said the commission was being discriminatory and “moving the lines.” The acting chair said the commission was working according to regulations and the process is iterative. Continue Reading →
The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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Themes emerged at Thursday’s POCD workshop where stations were set up to focus on different parts of Putnam Avenue and Greenwich Avenue. Residents looked at maps and then put post-in notes on easels under “likes” or “dislikes.” Continue Reading →
At Blankenship Dry Goods there are essentially six items, but they come in an array of colors and there is an option of customization for your company, club or fraternity. Everything is made in America. The signature item is the warm “tailgater pullover” complete with beer pockets as well as pockets for keys, wallet and phone. Continue Reading →
Hiding in plain sight on Greenwich Avenue is one of the longest running business in Town: The Elkanah Mead Agency, which does business as Greenwich Independent Insurance, the business was founded in 1891. Continue Reading →
Parkway School fifth graders had a preview of the menu at Skinny Pizza which will open on April 11 at 30 Greenwich Avenue, the former home of HealthMart. Continue Reading →
The lights on Greenwich Avenue twinkle all winter long. Consider chipping in. Continue Reading →
Yulia Omelich, originally from Russia, served as a diplomat before working on Wall Street for 10 years. She started Couture Dossier in Chappaqua 8 years ago and moved to 43 Greenwich Avenue in June.
With her theme of sustainable luxury, she specializes in retail, resale and upcycling. Continue Reading →
Funky Monkey, which sells children’s apparel, games, toys and more, will be open at 60 Greenwich Avenue Saturday, Oct 7 and Sunday Oct 8 from 10:00am until 6:00pm. Continue Reading →
After thieves attempted to grab merchandise at Saks, a Greenwich Police officer wrestled three of the suspects to the ground. They were arrested and face multiple charges. Continue Reading →