Posts filtered on Category

Category: Home & Gardens


Farm-to-table program at Westport Library

T he Westport Library and the Westport Farmers’ Market will join forces Thursday, July 9, for the launch of “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook,” a celebration of the relationship between food and

Open house event on Sunday, June 28, features homes and ‘hidden’ gardens of Newtown and Sandy Hook

The 2015 Newtown Historical Society’s 19th annual House and Garden Tour features four unique homes and three hidden gardens in Newtown and Sandy Hook. The self-guided tour will take place on Sunday,

Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more
Shangri La

Curators open the door to a mystical manse in May 4 talk in Greenwich

ThisĀ  Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows an ornate sink faucet handle in the Mughal Suite in the Honolulu home of the late American tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The bedroom and bathroom suite in the home Duke

Talk to focus on New Yorkers and their cribs, Colonial and Federal style

Above, Van Cortlandt Manor House Dining Room, Croton-on-Hudson, New York, is an example of the home stylings of early New Yorkers. Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley. For those who wonder how early
Blake Lively

Yale lecturer to ponder the power of pink at Greenwich talk

Pictured, in this May 14, 2014 file photo, American actress Blake Lively poses for photographers on the red carpet during the opening ceremony and the screening of “Grace of Monaco” at the 67th

Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and

Mark Twain House to add some chill to summer’s sizzle

Months ahead of the traditional season of chills, the Mark Twain House will offer two days of ghost tours this month to give visitors a chance to learn more about the site’s more mysterious history.

See memorable homes and hidden gardens on Newtown tour

Want to see some memorable homes and hidden gardens in Newtown’s historic district? Newtown Historical Society hosts its 2014 House & Garden Tour on Saturday, June 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets

Garden showcase rising on the grounds of Bridgeport estate

Above, the Chimneys, a mansion at 124 Old Battery Rd. in Bridgeport, will be the site of the third Vines & Vignettes Spring Garden Fantasy Experience on Saturday, May 31. Photo: Ned Gerard With a