A doc who’s all heart

“When we used to hire in our practice, where they went to school and did their training was at the bottom of the list,” says Jeffrey Green, founder of The Heart Center in Stamford. “We would ask, ‘Is this the kind of person I would trust my patients with?’”

The reluctant president

James Abram Garfield never intended to become the 20th President of the United States and, after his inauguration, he had little opportunity to show his brand of leadership. But his life and death offer the story of a man who both shaped his era while falling victim to its limitations.

Celebrating the sea

One of the most highly anticipated art exhibitions to open this fall is “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors From Tate,” comprising 90 works by the British artist – including paintings that have never been shown on the side of the Atlantic. And Mystic Seaport has got them.

Timely matters

At the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, executive director Cybele Maylone takes up the challenge of presenting the best in today’s art.

Sail on

Today, the Stamford Yacht Club finds itself in a unique balance, preserving its history and traditions while responding to contemporary values and perceptions with an array of offerings that range from tennis to a variety of aquatic activities.

True giver

Prior to sitting down for her WAG interview, Juanita T. James returned to her office at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation as the newly minted winner of the Martha S. Newman Award, the highest honor presented by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.