September/October: Table of Contents



Features

Their Futures Look Bright
Meet some amazing Stamford teens, lending helping hands and reaching new heights in class, on the field and on stage.
by Beth Cooney

Closing the Achievement Gap
The education reform bill has got everyone talking. But how will it really affect your kids?
by Carol Leonetti Dannhauser

An Enduring Legacy
Education advocate Rachel Robinson on life in Stamford and her work at the Jackie Robinson Foundation since its birth forty years ago
by Carol Leonetti Dannhauser

Departments

From the Editor

Town Talk
Stamford Toys expands to books, a new home for the Wildlife Center, our roundup of some yummy burgers, plus some downtown scoop

Up Close
Portrait of an Artist; Old Town Hall Museum reopens with a show of works by the late Lora Eberly Ballou
by Ana Rocha
     
Fab Finds
From Funky to Formal Accessories for Fall
by Carisha Swanson

On the Scene
AmeriCares, Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education, Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Domus, Fairfield County Community Foundation, Mill River Collaborative, Multiple Sclerosis Society, RMS Companies, Dollars for Scholars, Stamford Downtown, Stamford Hospital Foundation, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Volunteer Center of SW Connecticut

In Good Taste
Bar Q
by Valerie Foster

Bordering Bites: Elm
    by kate hogan

Bordering Bites: Darien         Social
    by jeanne craig

Weddings
Smythe–Vipond
MeVay–Graham

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