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Picking Up the Luxury — on America’s Best-selling Vehicle

With 27 championships, The New York Yankees are arguably the greatest sports franchise of all time. As great as they are, the Yankees winning percentage pales in comparison to that of the Ford F-150, which has been the best-selling vehicle in America for 37 straight years. Yet, unless you live on a farm, own a… Read More

Litchfield Magazine Readers Choice Awards 2019

The votes are in and we are delighted to announce the Readers Choice Awards for 2019. More than 1,000 people participated in the online survey where participants were asked to name their favorites in more than 100 categories. Readers shared their favorite romantic restaurant, place to hike, to work out, to beautify, to shop, and… Read More

One of America’s Top 50 Restaurants – in Litchfield

West Street Grill

They are the perfect couple to run a restaurant. James O’Shea, renowned Irish chef, is in charge of creating the sensational fare offered at the West Street Grill. Charlie Kafferman, whose career was in the fashion business, is the consummate host, inviting and charming each diner with his smile and his jokes. Together they… Read More

Ten Minutes With Tim Walsh – Founder of Adventure Recovery

Tim Walsh

Tim Walsh was swimming before he could walk, jumping off ten-foot diving boards at the age of four, and climbing 50-foot-tall trees daily as a kid. By the time he was 11, he says his adventurous spirit and “try anything” attitude led to substance abuse. After going to a recovery retreat more than 25 years… Read More

How Best Selling author Martha Hall Kelly is continuing the Ferriday Family saga

Martha Hall Kelly

When Martha Hall Kelly got the idea for her first novel Lilac Girls, she had no idea the sensation it would create. Or that its heroine Caroline Ferriday and her family would inspire two more novels. And it all began with a tearsheet from Victoria Magazine. “I read an article on Caroline Ferriday… Read More

Decorating for Designer Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger Apartment

High atop NYC’s Plaza Hotel, Eva Lee and Nels Christianson applied their high-end decorative painting skills to the penthouse home of Dee and Tommy Hilfiger, the iconic resort-wear fashion designer. “The views were spectacular,” says Lee, co-owner of Christianson Lee Studios in Ridgefield. Brought in by the lead designer Cindy Rinfret, the fine-finishing duo worked… Read More

Master Dollhouse Maker Hits the Big Screen

Rick-Maccione

Rick Maccione of Woodbury could hardly believe it. There he was, in the movies. Well, it wasn’t actually Maccione on the silver screen when he viewed 306 Hollywood at Real Art Ways in Hartford. But his connection to the acclaimed documentary thrilled him as much as if he had a cameo in a “Star Wars”… Read More

Craft Brewery business exploding

Kent Falls Brewery

At a time when so many industries are shutting down or migrating out of Connecticut, the craft brewery business is hopping—pun intended—with 84 opening across the state over the past two years, seven in Litchfield County. “It’s been a big couple of years for Connecticut, sort of an explosion going on,” says Bart Watson, chief… Read More

2018 Independent Schools Guide––CT, NY, MA

Below is a list of all the schools in the area. It includes public, private, all girls, all boys and special needs designations on the listing. Apple Blossom School & Family Center Wilton, CT Nursery – K, 203-493-4003, appleblossomschool.org Apple Blossom offers formal parent/child programs based on the Waldorf method of education, which seeks to… Read More

Flower Power: Gardening as a complete workout–who knew?

Anyone who’s ever greeted the first day of spring by throwing themselves outdoors and vigorously gardening for hours, but without having gone into training in the waning weeks of winter (Wait: did she say, training? Like, for a marathon?), knows what it’s like to wake up the next morning, barely able to walk.… Read More

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