Riding to success

Ten years ago, college executive John J. Petillo promised to take Sacred Heart University on a ride as its new president. Even through Covid, he’s kept the school going “full steam ahead.”

Garden perils for pets

Whether in the park or just your own backyard, a savvy pet parent should be aware of the hidden plant perils that can cause disruption to an animal’s health, from mild gastrointestinal flareups and allergy symptoms to life-threatening issues.

Soulful passions

A simple search led me to this hidden, beloved gem that is both a vegetarian restaurant – now vegan for about the last three years – and feminist bookstore rolled into one enchanting establishment.

Call of the wild

The services and benefits of a community nature center go well beyond the delightful aspect of providing a floral form of “eye candy” for visitors. In the case of New Canaan Nature Center (NCNC), the traditional mission is further expanded by educational opportunities for all ages through events and programming.

Cirque de DiBari

In the restaurant world, David DiBari is a plate spinner. And good thing, too, for the chef-owner of The Cookery has two new places – The Rare Bit, a British gastro pub in Dobbs Ferry, and Eugene’s, a classic diner with a twist opening in Port Chester this month.

A diverse design portfolio

Rocco DiLeo’s RDstudio Inc. has evolved into a full-service firm, now offering architectural, interior design and project management services to homeowners plus an ever-growing base of commercial clients.

Cher, ma chère

The legendary performer has always told her many fans to believe. Is there any wonder that they’re flocking to “The Cher Show” on Broadway?

An immigrant’s golden moment

When Gold Star father Khizr Khan stepped onto the stage of the Democratic National Convention in July 2016, he became a man on a mission to remind Americans of their Constitutional rights.

Building buzz

Claire Marin, founding CEO of Catskill Provisions, is saving the planet and the honeybee one small-batch craft product at a time.