New Canaan CARES Kitchen and Home Tour ‘19 

By Stacy Murphy and Malia Frame | April 10, 2019

by Stacy Murphy and Malia Frame; photos by Jane Beiles On Thursday, May 16, New Canaan CARES will be celebrating its 27th Annual Kitchen & Home Tour, as generous homeowners open their doors for this beloved New Canaan tradition. The Grand Sponsor this year is Hannelore & Co. at William Raveis. “New Canaan is one … Read more

April 2019 Home Personality: “Mad for Mod”

By The Home Monthly | April 10, 2019

218 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, Conn. $8,500,000 Inger Stringfellow and John Hersam William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty 203-321-9361 Our feature home of the month: The Wiley House, custom designed and built in the early 1950s, should be toured in person so as appreciate its uniqueness. Mimicking his own Glass House, renowned architect Philip Johnson designed this one-of-a-kind structure just a few years after creating … Read more

Ridgefield estate marries vintage and modern details   

By Pamela Brown | April 10, 2019

Country kingdom. That’s how Sally Slater’s father fittingly described their family home. “It was my dad’s kingdom. He loved it. My dad used to talk about putting a wall up around it,” says Slater. “He never ran out of creative projects to do, from building stone towers in the stream to building a greenhouse with … Read more

March 2019 Home Personality: “Top Chef”

By The Home Monthly | March 6, 2019

111 Spring Valley Road, Ridgefield, Conn.$4,895,000 Laura Freed Ancona, William Pitt Sotheby’s International RE, 203-733-7053  Our home of the month: Welcome to Mallard Pond, a custom designed and built country estate set on 5.71 pastoral acres complete with scenic pond and rolling meadows and featuring a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, including custom kitchen and cabinetry by Putnam … Read more

New Canaan’s in-town treasure 

By Nancy Helle | March 6, 2019

It’s the best of both worlds — traditional Queen Anne architecture meets luxurious contemporary lifestyle in a home, located at 83 Oak St., New Canaan, and built in 2006. The choice New Canaan location is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, churches and the library in the heart of town. And it’s for sale. After … Read more

She’s out of control

By Lisa Sullivan | March 6, 2019

Anyone who knows me even slightly can tell you how much I hate technology, particularly when it doesn’t work. Even as I write, I’m on hold with our TV service provider, trying to find out why the replacement remote control I ordered two weeks ago has yet to arrive. This is the fourth phone call I’ve … Read more

March madness

By Joe Brandt | March 1, 2019
jewelry box

There are certain things everyone needs to do on a routine basis that would be considered madness to ignore. Taxes. (You only have a month to go— you can thank me for the reminder later.) Paying bills. (Everyone’s favorite activity!) Seeing your (ugh) dentist. But while we’re stuck in the winter doldrums, with not so … Read more

Jewelry: The body transformed

By Joe Brandt | January 26, 2019

As the current exhibition (and related publication) at The Metropolitan Museum Of Art reminds us, “As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to, and its interaction with, the body — extending it, amplifying it accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it.” Of course, none of this takes into account … Read more

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