August 2018

Sporting Inspirations

The Kennedy’s Canine Cabinet

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Through firsthand accounts, rarely seen photographs and documents from the archives of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, authors Margaret Reed of Wilton and Joan Lownds present a fascinating look at life with the Kennedys and their canine companions in the new book “The Dogs of Camelot, Stories of the Kennedy Canines.”

The mental ‘game’ of yoga

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“It’s not just a physical thing. It’s also mental,” says Brett Bonnist, a yoga and meditation instructor with Kaia Yoga in Fairfield County who’ll be leading a meditation workshop Aug. 4 and 5 at the Heart Health Weekend at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in Harrison.

Healing the Natural Way

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There is a small but ever-growing segment of the population adding naturopathic doctors and regimens to their health care teams. Recently, Gina Gouveia spoke with Carine Bonnist, N.D., a member of the four-person medical team at Shalva Clinic, a Westport-based naturopathic medicine practice, to get up to speed on this trend and learn more about what led her to choose this field, one that is scientifically based and administered by doctors who receive medical degrees.

Persistence pays for CBS sports chair

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For tomorrow’s sports broadcasters who want to be the next Jim McKay – or the next Sean McManus, for that matter – the executive recommends persistence and perseverance. “Knock on every door that you can,” he says. “When the first opportunity comes along, take it. It’s a very difficult industry to get into.”

Crazy ‘Love’

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Jason Kohn’s documentary, “Love Means Zero,” centers on the impervious tennis coach Nick Bollettieri and his complex relationship with his most famous pupil, Andre Agassi.

Hats off to Bill

Hats off to Bill

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Famed fashion photographer Bill Cunningham was as noted for his candid shots as for the trusty bike that he rode to capture his subjects. His groundbreaking street photography (and his lifetime of work) is now being honored through an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. Of course, his bike is on display.

Obsessed with olive oil

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Curtis Cord, the founder and publisher of Olive Oil Times, an online publication, has a three-fold mission – to provide news about all things olive oil, to educate its readers about its life-enhancing benefits and to rate the best specimens during its annual worldwide competition, now in its sixth year.

A sporting paradise – and more

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A 13-acre equestrian paradise on the Ridgefield/South Salem border not only caters to those with a love of horses but also those with a love of gracious living, all centered around a meticulously updated 1937 farmhouse.

These magic moments…

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Vintage treasures from the likes of Harry Houdini are celebrated in “Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection” at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library in Manhattan.

‘Open’ season

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Few have been better positioned to observe the milestones of tennis in the Open Era than longtime Katonah-based journalist Steve Flink, author of the indispensable “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” (New Chapter Press) and a 2017 inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.