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Summer Beauty Buzz – Tricks of the Trade to Keep You Glowing and Safe

Surf, sun, and sand are a popular trio until they take their toll on your skin, hair, and face. So we asked some local experts how to keep your looks on the up and up as the temperatures go up and up. Here’s what they had to say. Hair Happenings The elements really take their [...]read moreSummer Beauty Buzz – Tricks of the Trade to Keep You Glowing and Safe

What You Need to Know About CBD and Why it Matters

Imagine trying to rope a bronco—wearing a pair of Prada pumps. That’s how Ridgefield area shoppers feel navigating the nascent, unregulated, yet exploding Wild West industry of CBD. Tackling this uncharted territory involves a steep learning curve—an ability to understand and verify a product’s purity, legality, and safety, not to mention determining which product type [...]read moreWhat You Need to Know About CBD and Why it Matters

The Retail Evolution – Change and thrive, say these three businesses

Since 1950 Craig’s Fine Jewelry has maintained a reputation for fine-quality jewelry and impeccable service. Bill Craig, who has been a longtime driving force behind many downtown events, says, “I just love Main Street Ridgefield.” Yet even jewelry stores are not immune to the toll of Internet sales—recent trends indicate younger generations are buying fine [...]read moreThe Retail Evolution – Change and thrive, say these three businesses

Fit, Fun, and Finally Relaxing – A Mother Daughter Trip to Litchfield Hills

Every year, my mother tells us the story of how I was her birthday present. What sounds like a sweet story could have been tragic, so I am glad she remembers my birth fondly.   Her doctor insisted I was underweight, but my mother’s intuition told her otherwise. I was close to ten pounds when [...]read moreFit, Fun, and Finally Relaxing – A Mother Daughter Trip to Litchfield Hills

Ten Minutes with Todd Forrest – The Head of NY’s Botanical Garden

Todd Forrest oversees the New York Botanical Garden’s 250-acre site: indoor and outdoor exhibitions, the 50-acre Thain Family Forest, 50 gardens and plant collections, conservatories, and more, managing the staff of 85. He started with NYBG in 1998 after completing a master’s at Yale School of Forestry. Forrest lives in Ridgefield with his wife, two [...]read moreTen Minutes with Todd Forrest – The Head of NY’s Botanical Garden

Ridgefield 25 Nominations

Ridgefield Magazine is proud is celebrate The 25 Most Creative, Most Talented and Most Influential individuals in our town. Deadline: August 1, 2019 – Honorees featured in the Nov/Dec issue of Ridgefield Magazine Click for nomination form    

How We Met — Born to Be Together

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What are the chances that two infants born within 17 hours of each other—and who shared the same hospital nursery—would end up sharing their lives? Meet Anne and Walter Beatty, born for each other. Walter arrived first, but only because Anne says that his mom took a short cut by having a C-section. Not so, [...]read moreHow We Met — Born to Be Together

Ten Minutes With the Aldrich Museum Director–Cybele Maylone

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Cybele Maylone has been executive director of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum since September, having previously led UrbanGlass, where she was named to the Brooklyn 100 by Brooklyn Magazine, and before that she held a variety of positions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. She has a MA in arts administration from Columbia University and [...]read moreTen Minutes With the Aldrich Museum Director–Cybele Maylone

Neumann Real Estate, a family affair since 1969

Neumann Real Estate

Originally opened in 1969, Neumann Real Estate was a courageous and timely business venture: Harry and Lorraine Neumann had six kids to provide for, and the town was short on real-estate agents. Hard-working Harry hoped at least one of his children would take over when he retired. Today five of the Neumann siblings are co-owners [...]read moreNeumann Real Estate, a family affair since 1969

Always Giving Back — Dewey and Paul McNamara

Dewey and Paul McNamara

Like so many philanthropic-minded people, Dewey and Paul McNamara’s names pop up on donor boards all over town. From Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association to the Ridgefield Library to the Boys & Girls Club to Museum in the Streets, this dynamic duo has made meaningful contributions to numerous organizations. A practicing lawyer, Paul was elected chairman [...]read moreAlways Giving Back — Dewey and Paul McNamara

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