Table of Contents: March/April 2014



Features

A Real Recovery   
What’s up, what’s moving and what’s selling: Our in-depth annual report on the state of the local real estate market

A World of Vision
Stamford resident Scott Hamilton channels his wanderlust into medical missions abroad focused on restoring sight and helping to curb blindness

Modern Views
A visit to a lakefront home in the country that inspired a shift from traditional tastes to one that is serene, sleek and minimal 

Departments

Editor’s Letter

Status Report
Buzz: Citizen of the Year; Pinot’s Palette; Sacred Heart Graduate Center; Maker Bot; New page turners; St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshall Joseph Tooher Jr.
Shop: Leslie Tamarkin Jewelry; Eres; California Closets; Boutique Watchmakers
Go: Spring Ski Destinations; Long Wharf Theatre; Audi: Power Play
Home: South End Design District; Farrow & Ball’s New Colors; Kid Décor that Feels Grown Up
Do: Bar Games; Stamford Trivia; High-Intensity Fitness; Loft Artists’ Draw On; Spin Odyssey
Eat: Cask Republic Opening; Eat Street: Adam Truelove of Napa & Co, Castle Pub & Grill Opening, Pizza Luca Food Truck

Scene Stealers
Alzheimer’s Association, AmeriCares, Democratic City Committee, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation; National MS Society, Moffly Media, New Covenant House of Hospitality

Vows
Petro–Noonan
Anderson—Costa

Dad About Town
Play Ball                                 

Finance Fix
The rule of hedge funds: diversification

In Fashion
Our pretty picks for spring

Index of Advertisers

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    2014.06.12

    Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences.  Art in...

  • TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees!

    2014.06.21

    Saturday, June 21 - Monday, September 1 Hidden in the leaves, snug in the trunk or burrowed under the roots, what types of animals actually...

  • Bar: Weekend Brunch | Stamford, CT

    2014.05.10

    Every Saturday & Sunday we offer Brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm with bottomless mimosas!

  • SM&NC Farm Market

    2014.06.15

    Sundays, June 15 – October 5, 10am – 2pm We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!...

  • Market Madness Sundays

    2014.06.22

    Sundays, June 22 - August 31, 10 am - 2 pm, (no program 8/10) Come for a self-guided craft on the Meadow, oxen demonstrations, and lunch...

  • Champagne Brunch | Stamford, CT

    2014.05.04

    Don't miss Hudson Grille's Champagne Brunch every Sunday! Outdoor patio DJ Bottomless Mimosas Ultimat Vodka...

  • Animal Meet and Greet

    2014.06.22

    Sundays, June 22 - August 31, 3:30 - 4:00pm Stop by for a chance to meet one of our Overbrook Nature Center or Heckscher Farm animals up...

  • Happy Hour | Stamford, CT

    2014.02.06

    Happy Hour every day 4:00pm-7:00pm! (at the bar only) All mixed drinks half price (house liquors)! All draft beers $3.95! Appetize...

  • 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!

  • CT Pitcher Special | Stamford, CT

    2014.02.01

    Come celebrate the Connecticut Craft Beer Revolution at Coalhouse! Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday we offer a great selection of some of...

  • Bar: Sunday Funday | Stamford, CT

    2014.05.18

    3-for-1 Miller Lite Bottles 50¢ Wings $4.00 Bloody Mary's $4.00 Mimosas $5.00 Nachos

  • Bar: Beats and Brunch | Stamford, CT

    2014.05.18

    $10.00 Bottomless Mimosas Make Your Own Bloody Mary Bar Turning Sunday Funday up a notch!

  • A Generous Pour

    2014.08.27

    Seven Remarkable Wines Join us any evening this summer to experience a collection of wines from some of the finest and most scenic...

  • 7th Annual 5K/10K Run/Walk Family Fun Day

    2014.09.01

    Labor Day • Monday, September 1• 9 am Sign-In • 9:30 am Start To benefit JumpStart at the JCC, a comprehensive preschool...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • BU8: DJ Trivia | Stamford, CT

    2014.06.05

    Come test your Wit and skills with TRIVIA. The top 3 teams claim prizes. Great specials and a great time for those who...

  • Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk Information Session

    2014.09.04

     Interested in meeting new people while giving back to your community? The Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk is hosting a series of...

  • Let’s Talk

    2014.09.04

    Thursdays, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, 1 – 2 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people or...


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