WAG’s listing of local happenings and events in the month of July.
Penelope, a Shiba Inu mix, was rescued from Thailand, where many dogs are captured as part of the illegal dog meat trade. Luckily, Penelope made the long journey over to the SPCA to get a second chance. Just a few years old, Penelope has a wonderful disposition — sweet and playful and not overly energetic.
Exactly one year ago, Giovanni Roselli wrote about his plan to combat the “Dad Bod” after the birth of his daughter, Juliet Rose. In this month’s column, he looks back at the past 12 months and recaps his strategy thus far.
“If butterflies land there, don’t put your hand there”: The old children’s rhyme is Robert Levine, MD’s caution against the dangers of touching poison ivy and related outdoor plants like poison oak and poison sumac, whose oily substance can cause serious – and, sometimes, severe – skin reactions.
Cupping is just one of the old-new techniques Elevate Physical Therapy uses.
Mark Kramer, the man behind Susan Lawrence in Chappaqua, shared holiday entertaining ideas with us in 2011. Today, he’s launched a new Susan Lawrence website and expanded its menus, draws on his own Putnam County garden for ingredients and is working on a cookbook. All the while, he’s also feeding his passion for classical music.
Legendary French Champagne makers Taittinger hired Eileen Crane to help plan and develop California’s Domaine Carneros, from vineyard to winery to château. That was 40 years ago and today it and she are at the forefront of American sparkling wines.
Former actor and Playboy model Rachael Robbins recreated herself as a cocktail consultant.
The new restaurant at the Port Chester train station pays homage to its historic roots.
That’s Casa de Campo, a jewel of the Caribbean in the Dominican Republic.
On the heels of the Winter that Would Not End and The Spring that Wasn’t, it’s time to get away – to the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Anthony Champalimaud has brought Troutbeck, a stone manor house and 45-acre estate dating from 1765, sensitively and sympathetically back to life.
Without a doubt, American silver in the Japanese taste is one of the most inventive styles in American silver, and certainly one of the most collectible today.
Elevating the mood from “we’re ready for you” to “we’re so happy you’re here” separates a good host from a great one.
Eric Buterbaugh has the recipe for great scents.
The sacred meets the profane in The Met’s “Heavenly Bodies,” a divine show.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is known for its New York locales. But what if his time in Westport were a major influence?
Stephanie Soliman, an event planner based Westchester County, provides unique services to the tristate area.
Port Chester native Rachael Sage may be myopic, but when it comes to the arts, her vision is 20/20.
Nine ways to make your next event more Instagrammable.
Christopher Colom, the executive chef at Equus, the restaurant in Tarrytown’s Castle Hotel & Spa, partners with Taliaferro Farm in New Paltz to offer patrons the freshest farm-to-table experience.
If God is in the details, then surely he must live in this 1930 Norman château on Mayfair Lane in Greenwich, which has a trove of exquisite details.
If there’s one person who knows Puerto Rico – its resilient, independent spirit, its recent fiscal challenges and even more recent physical ones as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria – it’s Julio “Gaby” Acevedo, who leads the San Juan bureau of NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47.
From scooping ice cream and breaking down wine boxes as a teenager in Stew Leonard’s supermarkets to marketing and advertising its wines as an adult, Blake Leonard has always been part of the family business, sharing its passion for quality food and wine.
The “living pantry” at Bouley Botanical provides a perfect location for David Bouley’s ongoing series, “The Chef and The Doctor,” in which Bouley collaborates with health professionals to focus on the benefits of food for well-being in a multitude of areas
Marist College takes over Sprout Creek Farm in Poughkeepsie and learns a thing or two about making cheeses.
The Boqueria restaurants, conceived by Yann de Rochefort, are by all accounts a success. And who doesn’t love a restaurant success story? Especially when it results in a hefty and impressive jacketless, paper-over-board cookbook.
After decades of travelling the globe, a restaurateur has returned home to open his newest eatery.
Owners of popular eatery Wood and Fire are branching out to southern cuisine with Southern Table in Pleasantville.
When Chappaqua resident Stacey Saiontz discovered that son Jared has extensive food allergies, she drew on her law background to introduce legislation to make life safer for him and other kids.
The cachet of owning tabletop or decorative goods by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) remains to this day. Lyndhurst is exploring the decorative-arts legend, including his ties to Irvington, with “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker,” through Sept. 24.
Shari Ivler of New Rochelle is the creative force behind Graze, a company that creates custom food boards (and conversation starters) for get-togethers.
Both Hudson Farmer & the Fish and RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen are helping anchor the sprawling, architecturally appealing Hudson Harbor condominium development that has enticed residents with expansive water views, bucolic towns and walking access to the train.
Carla McDonald may now be the toast of Austin, Texas, society — but the founder and editor-in-chief of The Salonnière, an elegant website that…
This New Canaan chef discusses her path from the advertising world to a “Chopped” championship.
It’s the star of many a summer barbecue and holiday, particularly this month as a Coney Island eating contest featuring it marks the Fourth…
Authentic Chinese food contains many exotic dishes, including crispy, spicy silkworms. But you may want to let the little guys continue to spin their silken cocoons instead of eating them.
Ana Parzych, owner and creative director of her eponymous baking business, is all about creating delicious cakes – and memories.
It was a tough job but someone had to do it. We take a tour through the flavors of Port Chester. Yum.
It was 20 years ago that we experienced cinnamon bread nirvana – a loaf so doughy, so creamy, so oozing with cinnamon-y goodness that we had to go the source itself. Since then, we’ve watched The Kneaded Bread become a prime treat in Port Chester.
Ashley Judd, a recipient of the Greenwich International Film Festival’s Changemaker Award, is on the front lines of the fight for women’s rights as a leader of #MeToo and a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund.
Hospitality can be as much of a challenge for the guest as for the host – especially as seen in the arts.
Spend a couple of hours in the company of Bill Taibe, Weston resident and native son of Patterson, and you will instantly understand the role of the contemporary executive chef-restaurant owner—mentor, creative force, innovator and curator.