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Q&A: An Inside Look at Rippowam Cisqua School

Rippowaum Cisqua

(Sponsored) Rippowam Cisqua School is a PreK through Grade 9 school that teaches an immersive and experimental curriculum designed to deepen learning and build a growth mindset in students during these critical wonder years. RippKids are challenged daily through an integrated academic, arts, sports, and innovation program that creates independent thinkers, confident communicators, engaged leaders. We [...]read moreQ&A: An Inside Look at Rippowam Cisqua School

Behind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

Fran Weissler

“We chose to move out here to get rid of the tension of New York City—which I adore, by the way,” recalls Fran Weissler, of the weekend home she shares in Waccabuc with her husband and business partner, Barry. “When I met Barry, I was 37, and he was 26, and I had two kids. [...]read moreBehind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

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

Director J.C. Chandor’s Candor about “Triple Frontier” starring Ben Affleck

JC Chandor

When Netflix recently released big-time, big-screen J.C. Chandor’s new film Triple Frontier, the filmmaker—a Pound Ridge resident—made sure to hold a premiere, complete with meet-and-greet and question-and-answer, at the new Bedford Playhouse. Chandor sits on the Playhouse’s board of advisors and is tuned into its mission of presenting quality film and film-related experiences. He couldn’t [...]read moreDirector J.C. Chandor’s Candor about “Triple Frontier” starring Ben Affleck

All the World’s a Stage — The journey of an event designer

Plume design

In eighth grade, a prophetic computer game alerted Erin Schultz to what would ultimately become her life’s calling. After tallying up her interests, the computer deemed she was destined to become a set designer. Growing up in a small Minnesota town, her only theatrical experience to date had been making her own Halloween costumes, but [...]read moreAll the World’s a Stage — The journey of an event designer

Eating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

My food world has been turned upside down, and I’m in glee. If you’re an incurable foodie, gardener, or soil nerd like me, you know what it’s like to go down a series of rabbit holes in pursuit of good eating. Who knew that broccoli and asparagus lose most of their nutrition soon after they’re [...]read moreEating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

Straight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

Stop by The Kitchen Table in Scotts Corners, and you’ll undoubtedly meet a recent import from Brooklyn Heights or Williamsburg, drawn to the popular café by the best cup of coffee in town. “Brooklynites pride themselves on being adventurous,” says pre-school teacher Erin Joslyn, who together with her husband, Greg, a media-company executive, bought a [...]read moreStraight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

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