Gardens mirror nature’s caprice and our own. So it is no wonder that these oases of enchantment can also be places of crucible and cruelty, mystery and madness, decay and death.
In “The Rockefeller Family Gardens,” photographer Larry Lederman finds the permanent in ever-changing, intimate spaces.
May 12 is National Public Gardens Day. To celebrate, we set out to provide the most comprehensive list of public garden offerings around Fairfield County.
The writer returns to a place that holds poignant recollections – the newly renovated and reopened Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo.
WAG’s resident Sinologist, Audrey Ronning Topping, considers the ruthless magnificence of the Qin and Han Dynasties – and the fleeting nature of empire – in a new Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit.
How does the garden of Patricia Caffray’s home grow? Beautifully with time, money, labor and a hands-on homeowner who oversees every bit of it.
A new exhibit at the Hudson River Museum explores the iconic American painter Andrew Wyeth’s and French photographer Joséphine Douet’s relationships to the land and each other.
Putnam & Mason, a design atelier with a distinct point of view, is set to open its doors in Greenwich this month.
Rockland Center for the Arts in West Nyack is a Hudson Valley institution celebrating its 70th anniversary as a place that continues to encourage the arts to… bloom.
How the beauty and complexity of the natural world have inspired fashion designers for centuries is the focus of “Force of Nature,” opening this month at the Museum at FIT.
Eve – and, by extension, the garden – is a metaphor for female sexuality, particularly unbridled female sexuality, and man’s attempt to control it.
“Flora: The Art of Jewelry” takes readers from the 17th century through modern day with designs both classic and daring.
In the quietude of The Metropolitan Museum of Arts’ South and Southeast Asia Galleries lies an exhibit for the garden of the soul. “An Artist of Her Time: Y.G. Srimati and the Indian Style” (through June 5) is, in curator John Guy’s own words, “a modest show.”
Janis Siegel – the only original female member of The Manhattan Transfer – talks with WAG’s Gregg Shapiro prior to the longtime group’s 2017 tour and gig at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill.
Avid gardeners are susceptible to many of the same types of injuries that afflict tennis and golf enthusiasts.
The fitness studio challenges guests to strength-train using their own bodyweight.
Add these five super foods from the garden to your diet to enhance your health and wellness.
A tale of two brothers – and the rival gardens they established in Sri Lanka.
Aussie couple Lori and Michael Gelhard are expert home renovators as their house in Mamaroneck’s Shore Acres attests.
In a time of rising nationalism and anti-globalization, a new Broadway musical looks at a Canadian town’s kindness to the world after 9/11.
One of the few waterfront compounds in Greenwich, this 1.52-acre estate on Glen Avon Drive is a feast for the senses, inside and out.
The New York Botanical Garden introduces its latest collaboration.
Use botanical influences to let the outside in – and your creativity out.
As the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution approaches and America’s relationship with Russia commands the headlines, Seymour Topping looks at Russia’s troubled present and a scary moment in its recent past.
“But now it’s nearly summer and with the heady scent of jasmine, the bouquet of frangipani and the (literally) intoxicating smell of Dame de Noche, from May to September, it’s the gardens of the Mediterranean that most work their siren charms on me,” writes our Wanderer, Jeremy Wayne.
The pharmacy at Santa Maria Novella in Florence is Italy’s – and beauty’s – best-kept secret.
A love of the land and its furry creatures, even at almost 12,000 feet.
The luxury designer relaunches his bridal collection as he says farewell to shoe biz.
The department store features the latest trends for spring, including ruffles, mismatched jeans and slip-on sandals.
The Westport store offers more than 25 carefully curated, all-natural skincare and cosmetic products.
Hobbs London opens on Greenwich Avenue, joining its store in The Westchester.
Housed in an upscale garden supply store, the eatery offers seasonal, farm-to-table fare in a verdant setting.
Canadian wine, particularly from British Columbia, is piquing American interest.
With spring here, this variation on a McDonald’s theme is the perfect brunch recipe.
The barbershop, that perennial of male grooming, gets an upgrade in Greenwich by Christopher Noland.
Jane Wilson-Marquis is the British-born, Putnam Valley-based fashion designer known for her one-of-a-kind custom work. In our September 2016 profile, she spoke of a dream – an atelier in New York City – and it has now come true with oliver + jane on the Upper East Side.
Dr. Erika Schwartz is back with a new book that puts plant-based bioidentical hormones in the context of hormone history and good, old-fashioned common sense.
All right, men, it’s that time — warm enough to spend the days outside, whether it’s hitting the sports fields, barbecuing with your friends or perfecting your tan line. However, it’s important not to be in the summer sun without practicing proper skincare.