Mermaids and mermen – universal symbols of longing and ambiguity – are having another moment.
The New-York Historical Society’s “Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife,” opening April 6, combines fashion, activism and the history of the groundbreaking Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.
Pound Ridge Organics brings humane approach to the coop and co-op.
“Fauna: The Art of Jewelry,” the second in a series of compact jewelry books from Thames & Hudson, puts the spotlight on jewelry, historic and contemporary, inspired by animals.
Westfair managing editor William G. Armstrong Jr. and wife Clarinda Higgins are the authors of “Against the Current,” about her cousin Mark Higgins, who gave up a life of comfort to work for Albert Schweitzer in Africa.
WAG takes a tour of Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. In a case of ideal timing for our issue’s “animal kingdom” theme, the year-round destination has a full slate of bird-themed programming set for spring.
Drag has come along way since the days of Milton Berle. It’s no longer about men getting laughs as ugly women. It’s a performance art.
With birds, wildlife and plants bursting onto the scene, Audubon Greenwich is springing to life this April and offering a variety of public programs and activities for people of all ages to enjoy.
At the Beardsley Zoo, it’s all about the birds and the bees, so to speak.
Within Fairfield County, an arboreal portal to a greater world quietly exists on the 149 acres of the Woodcock Nature Center, a wooded preserve straddling Wilton and Ridgefield.
“Dog” may spell “god” backward, but cats were once worshiped as gods, as Audrey discusses.
Dancing in the aisles, please: The incomparable Pink Martini brings its inimitable brand of world music to the Tarrytown Music Hall. WAG music critic Gregg Shapiro has the scoop.
Jim Byrd, the owner of Nkosi Imported Crafts LLC, sells South African art to collectors worldwide.
Lacoste – the luxe sportswear company – is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its polo shirt with a new “crocodile” (alias, brand ambassador) and new bedding made out of the shirt’s material.
You don’t have to give up luxury to be vegan. Meat, however, is another story, as Wares columnist Jane Morgan discovered.
Lalique, the legacy brand best known for its exquisite crystal, pays homage to the animal kingdom through a trio of collections.
In the age of the “strongmen,” Xi Jinping may out-tough the other tough guys.
Wainwright House is a holistic center dedicated to mind, body and spirit and “all creatures great and small” in a 17th century-style stone château on Milton Point.
The glamour of the 1930s meets contemporary amenities in this 12,078-square-foot Vineyard Lane property in Greenwich.
Sylvie Chantecaille has combined her passions for family, philanthropy, cosmetics and the natural world into Chantecaille, a cosmetics company celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Brazilian-based jewelry designer Silvia Furmanovich – whose work is available at Bergdorf Goodman stores – looks to nature and nurture for her exclusive creations.
In her New Canaan home, portraitist Olga Sweet raises butterflies with son William.
The Katonah photographer and jewelry designer captures the magic of the moment by waiting hours for the right shot and patiently searching for the right pieces for her vintage collection.
Since the 1970s, Wellington it has become the place to be for equestrian sports in the United States, particularly in the winter.
This summer, the action at Greenwich Polo Club isn’t just on the field. There will be more opportunities for players and fans to socialize.
Lucy Davis, the new trainer at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, works with riders on the mental as well as physical aspects of equestrian competition.
The equine tenderness WAG Wanderer Barbara Barton Sloane witnessed in Kentucky horse country will stay with her forever.
There is no better time to go to Nairobi, and WAG Wanderer Jeremy Wayne is the perfect guide.
Boris & Horton welcomes dog lovers and owners into an animal-friendly environment that boasts delicious food, for both pups and their owners.
That’s the Hyatt Regency’s Sir Hyatt.
Restauranteur Elizabeth Slavutsky was inspired to open her restaurant Blue Dog by her childhood pet, Oliver.
Cai Palmer opens The Red Pony in Rye, a wine bar offering an exotic selection of international wines, next to its sister store, Wine at Five.
There’s a growing need for quality doctor/patient relationships on both sides of the exam table and, with it, a growing field – concierge medicine.
If a rotator cuff tear has made combing your hair or getting dressed difficult to do – or playing your favorite sports is all but impossible – arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery may offer the best chance to get back to an active lifestyle quickly and safely.
Wellness columnist Giovanni Roselli talks to Jahaira Zamora-Duran about her therapy pig, Blue.
The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at St. Christopher’s Inc. in Valhalla helps vulnerable youngsters grow and learn as they care for farm animals.
Spot On Veterinary Hospital & Hotel in Stamford, which is nearing three months in business, offers hospital, day care, overnight, chauffer, grooming and training services for our beloved furry friends.
Cookie is truly a smart cookie.
A five-second video was all it took to steal Dawn Longworth’s heart away.
WAG’s listing of local happenings and events in the month of April.