February 2019

Our Most Fascinating Man

Votary of love


We all know about George and Martha Washington, but what about his first love, Westchester County’s Mary Philipse? Journalist Mary Calvi has the answers in her first novel, “Dear George, Dear Mary.”

Keys to success


What might the classical composers of yesteryear be like if they were in the music business today? They might be like Chloe Flower – pianist, composer and arranger whose work spans Frédéric Chopin and Sergei Rachmaninoff on one end of the spectrum and the rappers Swae Lee and 2 Chainz on the other with some Johnny Mathis and Celine Dion in the middle.

Mending broken hearts


Srihari S. Naidu, MD – director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyophathy Center of Excellence at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla – is world-renowned as an interventional cardiology expert in minimally invasive treatments of heart disease.



The Hudson River Museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing and its Planetarium, as well as its centennial, with “The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art.”

Ya gotta have heart


WAG first met Kerri Rosenthal a couple of years ago when she was working with a Weston-based interior design firm. Today, the longtime artist and interior designer is on her own with a stunning Westport design studio/showroom that offers a glimpse into her heart-filled world.

This Brutus is no brute


His is a tough-guy name, one that he shares with Julius Caesar’s chief assassin, whom Shakespeare has rival Marc Antony describe in “Julius Caesar” as “the noblest Roman of them all.” But this Brutus is one gentle pooch.