Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mountain Trek – A World-Renowned Fitness+Hiking Experience in the Canadian Rockies

By Michele Graham Strong. Active. It’s a state of being we yearn for. But in today’s tied-to-your computer/car/ iPhoneworld, it’s hard to achieve. Sometimes you just need to get away and refresh. That’s where Mountain Trek comes in—a celebrated fitness retreat in the spectacular mountains of British Columbia. This luxe, all-inclusive boutique bootcamp helps visitors [...]

Mountain Trek – A World-Renowned Fitness+Hiking Experience in the Canadian Rockies2019-04-08T17:12:15+00:00

The New Poconos

By Anastasia Mills Healy The iconic image representing the Poconos has morphed from a couple sitting in a giant Champagne glass-shaped hot tub full of pink bubbles into kids careening down a water slide or snow tubing. The Pocono Mountains, about two hours from Fairfield County, are much more known now for family fun than [...]

The New Poconos2019-03-12T15:38:22+00:00

Faces of Philanthropy and HOBBS London Fashion: Janie and Lyle Gestal

Jumping in Feet First By Michele Graham Photos by ChiChi Ubiña When she returned to Greenwich after a 12-year absence, Janie Gestal was asked by a friend to serve on the board of the Inner-City Foundation. “I jumped in feet first,” says Janie. It didn’t take long for her grown daughter, Lyle to jump in [...]

Faces of Philanthropy and HOBBS London Fashion: Janie and Lyle Gestal2019-05-22T12:00:10+00:00

Gilles Clement, Interior Designer and Bon Vivant

Photos by ChiChi Ubiña Tell us about your boyhood life. Where did you grow up? I was born in Paris, France, into a family of artists. My parents, Serge and Marina Clement have been famous painters for as long as I can remember and lived in a Hotel Particulier where they were always organizing parties [...]

Gilles Clement, Interior Designer and Bon Vivant2021-01-10T18:58:04+00:00