Monthly Archives: May 2018

Jill Schecter: How Good Gets Done

  By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography By CHICHI UBIÑA   If you want something done, give it to someone who is busy. Jill Schecter has been busy since she was 16 years old when she landed her first job. Her professional resume is dotted with well-recognized brand names: Vanity Fair, Condé Nast, Estee Lauder, Martha Stewart. [...]

Jill Schecter: How Good Gets Done2018-05-25T16:01:58+00:00

Botswana & Beyond

By CAROL SANTORA   Traveling to Southern Africa, and in particular Botswana, transports you into another world.  Granted, there are multiple political, social, and economic problems in all these countries, but the feeling of the Garden of Eden with lush bush and untamed wildlife beckons you.  This was our fifth trip to this part of [...]

Botswana & Beyond2018-06-27T17:06:28+00:00

Jennifer Stockman: The Price of Everything

By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA   What is art worth? For Jennifer Stockman, the renowned contemporary artwork collector and former president of the Guggenheim Museum, it was a question that stuck in her mind so much, she produced a documentary about it. The resulting film, The Price of Everything, premiered at the Sundance [...]

Jennifer Stockman: The Price of Everything2018-05-18T15:15:14+00:00

Dr. Darrick Antell: The Body Whisperer

By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA His work makes presidents, media personalities, and celebrities look rested, younger, more dynamic. Long-time Greenwich resident, Dr. Darrick Antell has been practicing cosmetic surgery at his New York City, Park Avenue office for more than 20 years. You could say he’s seen it all, and made it all [...]

Dr. Darrick Antell: The Body Whisperer2018-10-18T15:23:02+00:00

Every Picture Tells a Story: Clay Floren’s Cinematic Journey

By NANCY BETTER Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA   Clay Floren can’t remember a time when he wasn’t fascinated by the film business.  “I was writing screenplays when I was 10 years old, and asking my family to give me critical notes,” he recalls with a laugh.  Fast forward 30 years, and the Greenwich native now [...]

Every Picture Tells a Story: Clay Floren’s Cinematic Journey2018-05-15T16:39:48+00:00

Waterside School: A Real Life Version of “The Little Engine that Could”

  By JORDAN RHODES Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA   “I have a dream that one day I will be able to take care of my family and we will live a better life,” writes Christian, whose words I recently found displayed in a hallway in Stamford, CT. What makes this so powerful is that Christian [...]

Waterside School: A Real Life Version of “The Little Engine that Could”2018-05-15T13:30:06+00:00

Faces of Philanthropy: Kyle MacDougall

  By MICHELE GRAHAM Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA Kyle MacDougall moved to Greenwich in 2013. In her short tenure here she is already making a big difference. When Kyle first came to Greenwich, she knew hardly a soul. She set out to make new friends and an impact on her new community using her most [...]

Faces of Philanthropy: Kyle MacDougall2018-05-15T16:48:04+00:00