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July/August 2010 Table of Contents



Features

84 | Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut 2010
The votes are now in. We asked you to select your favorites and you answered. Here are your top picks for the best in fashion, food, fun and so much more.

113 | Best of Stamford
Here we present the local winners—what’s best around our town.

120 | Making Movie Magic
Meet Kevin Segalla and Bruce Heller, two college buddies reeling in the entertainment business and making Stamford into Hollywood East.
by Beth Cooney

127 | Top Dentists
Whether you need a routine cleaning or specialized care, this list of 147 dental practitioners can help you find the right practice for you.
by Michael Dinan

Departments

14 | From the Editor

16 | Fab Finds
Aldo, Coach, Gap, H&M, J. Crew, Mac Cosmetics, Nanette Lepore at Saks Fifth Avenue, Samsung at Radio Shack, Tory Burch at
Sunglass Hut
by Carisha Swanson

21 | Town Talk
State of the Arts, Community Central and the Gift of Giving 
by Camilla A. Herrera

25 | Upclose
Keeper of the Sound: Leigh Shemitz on her work as guardian and advocate of the Connecticut coast 
by Jane Kendall

69 | The Buzz
American Cancer Society, Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education, Childcare Learning Centers, Community Health at Greenwich Hospital, Fairfield County Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls, Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, Harbor Point, Hotel Zero Degrees, Moffly Media, Stamford Center for the Arts, World Affairs Forum

147 | Weddings
Kniehl-Nguyen
Gildersleeve-Babbidge

151 | in good taste
Chinese Mirch
by Mary Kate Hogan

155 | Index of Advertisers

156 | Don’t Miss This
 

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Stamford Agenda

  • Patterns & Forms: Numbers in Nature!

    2015.08.02

    Join us for a special celebration of our summer exhibition, Nature's Numbers, with a look at the patterns and sequences of numbers in nature....

  • "Peak Season" Loft Artists Association Group Show

    2015.07.31

    The Loft Artists Association annual all-member group show, “Peak Season,” opens Saturday, August 1st in their East Gallery at 575 Pacific...

  • Five Tibetans Class Special!

    2015.08.02

    The 5 Tibetan rites or rituals originated with monks in the Himalayas. Using this specific sequence of movement and breath (repeated 21 x each)...

  • The SM&NC Sunday Farm Market Is Back!

    2015.06.28

    Sundays, June 28 through October 11, 10am – 2pm Many of the previous vendors are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a wider...

  • Market Madness Sundays

    2015.07.12

    Sundays, July 12 - August 23 10 am - 2 pm, (no program on 8/2) Support local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities. Join us for...

  • Daniel Nault; Performing Live at Table 104

    2015.06.27

    Daniel Nault- Musical Performer Acoustic Singer  Table104  203-388-8898

  • Nature’s Numbers

    2015.06.20

    Saturday June 20 – Sunday, August 30, 9 am - 5 pm; Sun., 11 am - 5 pm Escape the summer heat in this cool, colorful, and interactive exhibition...

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

    2015.01.02

    January 2 - December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate...

  • Woven in Time:Kashmir Shawls

    2015.07.07

    July 7 through September 2015 A new exhibit of Kashmir shawls is opening at the New Canaan Historical Society’s Costumes Museum. The shawls...

  • JCC Sara Walker Nursery School Registration

    2014.08.11

    Registration for the 2014/15 school Our Nursery School programs are designed to help children learn in an interactive and playful way while...

  • Colonial Summer Camps

    2015.07.27

    Monday – Friday, 9:15 – Noon at the Hanford-Silliman House Sign up for one, two or all four weeks – different activities each week! O June...

  • SPLASH - Art Exhibition at C. Parker Gallery

    2015.08.01

    Just when there seems to be no relief from the heat and humidity of summer, the C. Parker Gallery offers a refreshing respite. “SPLASH” a...

  • Animal Meet and Greet

    2015.07.07

    Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays July 7 - August 22, 3 pm Stop by our new exhibit, Heckscher WILD!, meet one of the animals, and discover how they...

  • A Day in a Farmer's Life

    2015.06.24

    Wednesdays, June 24 - August 19, 2 pm Meet at the Chicken Coop, (weather permitting). Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on...

  • Nature is Brought to You by the Number...

    2015.07.02

    Thursdays, July 2 - August 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm Discover the wondrous ways that numbers play a role in nature! Each week we will focus on a different...

  • The Met Opera in HD SUMMER ENCORE: Verdi's Aida

    2015.08.07

    This grandest of grand operas features an epic backdrop for what is in essence an intimate love story. Set in ancient Egypt and packed with...

  • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Things with Wings Hike

    2015.08.07

    Explore the crepuscular and nocturnal creatures that call the SM&NC home! Take a sunset hike to look for our resident bats and birds, look for...

  • Burgess Models Portfolio Shoot-Out!

    2015.06.27

    Burgess Models Shoot-Out every Saturday this Summer! Burgess Models just opened up in downtown Stamford!  Take advantage every Saturday this...


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