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Greenwich author pens book for empty nesters

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Contributed photo Greenwich psychotherapist Wendy Aronsson has published a book of advice for parents on coping once their children go off to college and their home becomes an “empty nest.” “For the first time in their lives, parents no longer have to shuttle their kids to soccer practice, make cookies for bake sales or spend […] [Read More]
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This photo of Phillip Grant was released by the Westchester County District Attorneys Office in New York, Tuesday, July 11, 2006. Grant, 44, whose video taped confession stated that he knifed a woman to death because she was white, was convicted Tuesday, July 11, 2006 of murder as a hate crime. Grant had admitted killing Concetta Russo-Carriero, a 56-year-old legal secretary, in the parking garage of the Galleria shopping mall in downtown White Plains, N.Y., just a block from the courthouse. (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorneys Office)

Greenwich law firm wins $1.9M in wrongful-death case

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A Greenwich law firm has won a $1.9 million verdict against the City of White Plains in the wrongful death of a woman who was murdered by a homeless, registered sex offender in the Galleria Mall parking garage. Concetta Russo-Carriero, a 56-year-old legal secretary, was stabbed to death in the parking garage nine years ago […] [Read More]

Party planned for group helpings veterans in business

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Business Development for Veterans will host a silent auction and cocktail kickoff event from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 27 at the C. Parker Gallery at 17 E Putnam Ave in Greenwich. There will be live music played by The Head Rattlers. BDV a one-of-a-kind, privately funded non-profit that provides grant money to veterans who want […] [Read More]

Greenwich movie-makers launch Kickstarter campaign

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A couple of guys from Greenwich are using Kickstarter to raise funding for their first feature film — and they’re offering up gigs like casting director and music supervisor to donors. Scamdance, the movie, is the brainchild of Greenwich High School class of 1986 alums Sean Hanley and Drue Pennella. Hanley is a former writer […] [Read More]
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Meet Sharknado star Ian Ziering tonight in Greenwich

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Photo credit: Syfy.com Tiger Lily’s, an interior design studio at 154 Prospect Street in Greenwich, is hosting a party tonight in celebration of Sharknado star and former 90210 hunk Ian Ziering. Ziering, 49, will be on hand to dish about his career reinvention tactics and the products he uses to stay looking-young. Zeiring is a […] [Read More]
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Twinkies cashes in on royal baby hoopla

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That the return of the Twinkie coincides with the birth of a baby boy to Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is not lost on the cream-filled snack’s parent company Hostess Brands, owned by Greenwich billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos Hostess cashed in on the royal baby hoopla yesterday by tweeting an image of a […] [Read More]
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Sushi served for top dollar in Greenwich

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A new analysis from Bloomberg Rankings finds that sushi is more expensive in Greenwich than anywhere else in the nation. The study is based on prices for spicy tuna and California rolls at restaurants in 28 major cities. Here’s an excerpt from a story from Bloomberg story on the “Sushinomics Premium Priced Index”: “Greenwich sushi […] [Read More]
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Does Greenwich have too many banks?

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Greenwich is known for its affluence. Among residents, it’s also known for a proliferation of banks. The town has 50 of them, to be exact. There are eight Chase Banks within the 67 square-mile boundary of Greenwich, according to a directory created last year by Town Planner Diane Fox. Six People’s United Banks are scattered […] [Read More]

Twinkies set for July 15 comeback

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Twinkies fans rejoice. The sugary, cream-filled cakes are set to return to store shelves across America in mid-July. And Greenwichites have one of their own to thank. Greenwich billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos bought the iconic American snack brand this spring with intentions of bringing Twinkies back to the people. The preservative-packed treats have been absent […] [Read More]
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Things to do in Greenwich this weekend

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The Greenwich Lions Club will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Friday Civil War reenactor Joseph McGill Jr. will spend the night in the dark, cramped attic slave quarters at Bush-Holley House March 30. McGill, a descendant of slaves and founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, has made it […] [Read More]