I arrived at the Exit Art cultural center in Hell’s Kitchen for Rolando Santana’s spring/summer 2012 fashion show a bit after 6 p.m. last Wednesday, wrongly assuming that New Yorkers would never arrive exactly on the hour. The queue stretched round the block, so I found my way to the very back. Standing in line, Read More
Off the rack at Pastiche on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich or glimmering on the catwalks of New York Fashion Week, Rolando Santana’s designs remain accessible to the modern woman, wherever life may take her. “My collection is very wearable,” Santana said. “It is not at all outlandish. I like to think of all Read More
It’s that time of year, seniors. I, too, am in the midst of college essay writing. Suddenly, all of the advice I’ve been bombarded with in the last few years from English teachers, journalism class, college guidance counselors, and former seniors has gotten me all verklempt, unable to spit out even a few more words Read More
It is safe to say any immediate fashion crises should be resolved through online shopping, power permitting. Here’s how some Greenwich institutions are weathering the storm.
A co-worker of mine concocted a plan for a jewelry heist while sitting in his car in the Bruce Museum parking lot after surveying the gemstones on display at the museum’s new exhibit, Bijoux: The Origins and Impact of Jewelry. The details were sketchy, but it entailed cutting a hole in the chain link fence Read More
I promised to deliver “food for thought,” and, in this particular case, I mean it quite literally. Meli-Melo’s take on French bistro cuisine has always featured no-fuss good eats, from rich French onion soup served with crackly baguette to pure sweet-tooth satisfaction in the form of a Nutella crepe. It has become a frequent haunt Read More
Teen Business Summit from TeenBusinessForum on Vimeo. The Mark Zuckerbergs of the world have spoken. It is indeed possible for an individual to turn a single idea into a profitable enterprise, build an online brand, and develop contacts in the business world, all before earning a bachelor’s degree. Nay, even a high school diploma, says Read More