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
 

Stamford Agenda

  • Nightmare On Main Street

    2014.10.31

    Located in the heart of the downtown entertainment district.  Great food, drink specials, live music and more!  Check us out Monday...

  • 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...

  • Neshama Yoga

    2014.09.12

    Fridays Sept. 12 – Dec. 19 (No class Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Nov. 28), 9 – 10:30 am Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • The Way We Worked

    2014.09.20

    September 20 through November 4, 9am – 5pm The Way We Worked is a fun and nostalgic look back at the history of working people in...

  • NFL Specials

    2014.09.17

    Are you ready to spend Football Sunday and Mondays with us at the Whale? Join us for $4 Bud Light Drafts, $8 Signature Bloody Mary’s and...

  • College Football Specials

    2014.09.17

    Calling all College Football fans! Watch your favorite college football team score a touchdown at Sign of the Whale. Drink specials include $4...

  • FAll 2014 Semester beginning - Ballet School of Stamford

    2014.09.15

    Our Fall semester begins on September 15th in our beautiful studios at Old Town Hall in Stamford. We offer classes for children age 3 to 18. Our...

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

    2014.09.01

    September 1 – December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre...

  • Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County

    2014.10.25

    Saturday, October 25 – Sunday, November 2 Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 25 through Sunday, November 2 for the 13th season of the...

  • New Fitness Class: SalsaTone

    2014.11.01

    Starting November 1st ~ Every Saturday morning 10 to 11 AM Instructor: Melissa Lopez Start your weekend off right with this exciting cardio...

  • Recovery Climb 2014

    2014.11.01

    Liberation Programs' Recovery Climb 2014 will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Chelsea Piers in Stamford. Liberation's...

  • Salsa Workshop for Advanced Beginnners

    2014.11.01

    Instructor: April Genovese Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm Price: $30 April will teach turn patterns and open shines every Advanced Beginner should...

  • Dream Ball Gala

    2014.11.01

      Cocktails, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a Giving Tree will all be included during the 10th annual Dream Ball gala, to be...

  • Kids Fun Night | Movie Night in the Pool!

    2014.11.01

    Grades K – 5. Bring your friends to hang out and watch a movie in the coolest way possible; while floating in the pool! This Kids Fun Night...

  • French Market (Farmers’ Market) | Stamford, CT

    2014.06.07

    Visit our farmers’ market with vendors offering the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and more! Straight from the farm...

  • French Market (Farmers’ Market)

    2014.06.14

    Visit our farmers’ market with vendors offering the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and more! Straight from the farm and...

  • Wheels in the Woods Fall Activity Trail

    2014.11.02

    Sundays, November 2 - 30, Noon - 4 pm Our popular self-guided activity trail returns with new activities. Identify fall birds, do a mini...

  • Restaurant: Family Night | Stamford, CT

    2014.06.05

    Every Sunday evening from 5:30PM - 8:30PM Bring the kids to enjoy our Magician, special kids menu, fun for the entire family!

  • Monday Morning Open House

    2014.06.02

    An advanced workspace, COMRADITY is a GOOGLE-style shared workspace with blistering fast Fiber Optic internet in furnished private and open...


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