Monthly Archive for May, 2009

: May, 2009

Removing the hard caps on our classroom size. What’s next from the school board?

Go to Zillow.com, the No. 1 trafficked web site for real estate in the United States. Then type in “Greenwich, CT” and click on any listing. There, you will be directed to information about the

Greenwich may be many things … but a quiet hideaway is not one of them

Greenwich is a noisy town, owing to its location and density. Three major highways bisect Greenwich, I-95, I-684 and the Merritt Parkway. It is on the flight paths of multiple area airports. And if

Farmer’s market back on at Horseneck lane … and who’s on first?

It’s official. The town’s new motto is “never mind,” as in: “Remember our plan to move the farmer’s market to Field Point Road? Well, never mind.” click here for story Or, “Remember our plan to

New hot dog stand at the Greenwich beach

The concessionaire at Greenwich Point has added a hot dog stand at the outer reaches of the massive park. A hot dog with the works costs $3.25. Dog with chili is $3.75.

Memorial Day Sound Beach Avenue parade videos … ART to the Avenue favorites

My favorites in this year’s ART to the Avenue exhibit – when Greenwich Avenue becomes a strolling gallery

The juncture of art and commerce can too often result in crass exploitation. Las Vegas comes to mind. But the marriage of art and a place with its own strong aesthetic identity can produce a

Thinking of Benjamin Millstein on Memorial Day

Funeral of Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin Millstein, U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, Korea and WWII, at Arlington National Cemetery in June 2004. I am thinking of you, dad, and all the veterans on this

Easier to navigate Times Square than Sound Beach Avenue

If you are planning to have a heart attack in Old Greenwich, I strongly suggest scheduling it on any day of the week except Saturday. With all the focus on the traffic issues on Greenwich Avenue and

Vigilant reporting helps protect waterfront property at Steamboat Road

If anyone thinks that journalists don’t make a difference in communities like Greenwich, take a look at the work done by Neil Vigdor of the Greenwich Time. http://www.greenwichtime.com/ci_12410070

Now more than ever we need Greenwich’s services to excel and we should be willing to pay for it

I have a friend (let’s call him Fred) who lives in Mid Country. Fred worked in the financial services industry until December when he lost his job. Now Fred is rethinking his priorities. He gave up