Month: June 2015

A Wildlife Gala

What better place to celebrate the annual Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Gala than Central Park Zoo? This year WCS will honor Trustee and Philanthropist Barbara Hrek Zucker, her husband Donald Zucker, and Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Julie Packard. On Thursday June 11 WCS will host an innovative night in honor of these …

Regrets of Time

Talk about how the mighty have fallen. Time magazine was, for the better part of the 20th century, the model for American newsweeklies. Its style of epigrammatic terseness and punchy prose became known as “timespeak;” its compact format an invention of its founder, Henry Luce. Luce was the son of a missionary and was born …

Great Times, Good Tacos

When Greenwich residents are asked about an exciting dining destination, most will mention Bartaco, a bright and cheerful restaurant located on the New York side of the Byram River. The former lobster shack is particularly appealing in the early evening, when the setting sun lights the outdoor patio area and seeps into the main dining …