Monthly Archives: July 2017

Nikki Glekas Events: Creating the WOW Factor

By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA     “They found me,” says Nikki. “because I do it soup-to-nuts.” And so an expanding brand was born: Nikki Glekas Events (NGE).   At Chelsea Piers, Nikki oversees a deli-style café, juice bar, a family style bar & grill, and three event areas: the roof-top terrace, the [...]

Nikki Glekas Events: Creating the WOW Factor2017-07-28T14:53:10+00:00

John Conte: Love & Landscapes

By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA   The Contes’ work can be seen throughout luxury properties across lower Fairfield and Westchester counties – from the rolling pastures of background to spectacular waterfront estates. Most days, John’s hours are brimming with creativity and fun. “I’m fortunate to deal with people who are in a good [...]

John Conte: Love & Landscapes2017-07-28T14:29:54+00:00

Karen Sadik-Khan: Blooming Shores

 By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA “Ask any gardener, and they will tell you, your garden is never finished. It’s always in progress,” says Karen. She has called the former Binney Estate – on a prime waterfront acre  – home for the past 45 years. The same heritage that filled school backpacks with the [...]

Karen Sadik-Khan: Blooming Shores2017-08-01T12:55:42+00:00

Miriam Landsman: “Let Flowers Do Their Thing”

 By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA   Miriam Landsman always had an eye for beauty. Five decades later it’s still as vibrant as ever. This doyenne of Greenwich floral design says. “I’ve had the honor and privilege to go to many special places in Greenwich.” A relatively recent job included doing the flowers for [...]

Miriam Landsman: “Let Flowers Do Their Thing”2017-07-28T14:17:04+00:00