About Us Advertise Get the Magazine Subscribe to Newsletter Contact My Account 203.431.1708

Ten Minutes With 15 yr old Award-winning Dancer — Aydin Eyikan — who talks about JLo and “World of Dance”

Aydin Eyikan is a 15-year-old Fairfield Ludlowe High School student who has studied dance since he was seven, and has placed in the top ten at every regional and national competition that he has competed in for the past five years. He recently became a contestant on NBC’s “World of Dance,” swiftly moving onto the [...]read moreTen Minutes With 15 yr old Award-winning Dancer — Aydin Eyikan — who talks about JLo and “World of Dance”

Cemetery Crusader

Until two years ago, the Greenfield Hill Cemetery on Bronson Road defined the word decrepit. Scores of moss-covered tombstones lay scattered in pieces while others were listing precariously. Three-hundred-year-old inscriptions were obscured along with chapters of Fairfield’s history. It took the curiosity of Jeff Taylor to reverse the cemetery’s aging process. Living with his family [...]read moreCemetery Crusader

From Tension to Tenderness — healing the Mother Daughter relationship

Healing the Mother Daughter Relationship

It’s been said that one of the toughest relationships in the world is the one between mothers and adult daughters. I can vouch for that. My daughter, Laurie, and I love each other but in the past I drove her crazy and she frustrated me to distraction. We had good times, fun times, but we [...]read moreFrom Tension to Tenderness — healing the Mother Daughter relationship

Dinner Delivered to your Door — in Fairfield County

Chef Lauren Peden

With today’s busy lifestyles, dinner sometimes takes a backseat to work, long commutes, and kids’ schedules. When UberEats suddenly becomes the most-used app on your phone, and your favorite pizzeria is on speed dial, perhaps it’s time to consider one of the many local, chef-driven meal delivery services. Fully prepared meals delivered right to your [...]read moreDinner Delivered to your Door — in Fairfield County

Tips for a Super Summer Party

Summer Party Drinks

Party! Here are some tips to update warm-weather entertaining style. ›› Big Batch Cocktails No one wants to get stuck being a full-time bartender at their own party. Big-batch cocktails served from a drink dispenser do the trick. ›› Water Bar When the mercury rises, it’s important to keep everyone hydrated. Create a water bar [...]read moreTips for a Super Summer Party

Hidden Treasure — Creating a Memorial Garden

Memorial Garden

Most gardeners will tell you that they’re devoted to their plot of earth, but tucked away in a corner of Greenfield Hill is a garden that is devoted to people: the memory of those who have passed away, that is. The Memorial Garden at the Greenfield Hill Congregational Church turns 20 this year, and is [...]read moreHidden Treasure — Creating a Memorial Garden

Foaling in Love Again–Raising Million Dollar Babies, like American Pharoah’s foal

Foaling in love

It is a bitterly cold February day. The skies threaten snow, the fields have yet to turn from brown to green, and the cherry and oak trees lining the paths at Sunnyfield Farm are still not close to budding. John Grau, the ebullient farm manager and overseer of Joanne Nielsen’s thoroughbred breeding program here is [...]read moreFoaling in Love Again–Raising Million Dollar Babies, like American Pharoah’s foal

Ten Minutes With a Teen Activist — Kian Tortorello-Allen

Kian Tortorello-Allen is an 18-year-old trans senior at Fox Lane High School who is an LGBTQ and racial equity activist. A Mount Kisco native, he is active with Fox Lane’s Gender Sexuality Race Alliance (GSRA) and on the national level with the Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Beyond his activism, Tortorello-Allen is a [...]read moreTen Minutes With a Teen Activist — Kian Tortorello-Allen

On a Sunday Morning –– Life lessons in the garden

I am a gardener. Not the fancy kind. My gardens evolve much like my cooking, an unplanned painting on a canvas where I throw things together and sometimes it is delicious, yet often it needs more. Always more of something. More plants. More salt. More white. More fertilizer, more spice, more TLC. Always to be [...]read moreOn a Sunday Morning –– Life lessons in the garden

Bedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

Bedford 2020 Moon Dance celebrates the strides the Bedford community has made in tackling environmental issues over the past nine years. Held under the light of the full moon on Saturday, May 18, at bucolic Maple Grove Farm, this farm-to-table party honors environmental heroes Jim Wood and Jayni and Chevy Chase. Guests enter the party [...]read moreBedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

X
X