Table of Contents: May/June 2014



Features

Insider’s Guide
Fairfield loyalists—do you know all the town has to offer? Our insiders share their faves and musts to add to your summer agenda. 

Destination Summer 
Pack your bags—time to hit to the road. Indulge at five essential destinations throughout beautiful New England.

The Extra Mile
Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, on the new HQ in Fairfield and the organization’s mission to protect children everywhere.

One Fine Day
Our celebration of all things nuptial helps today’s couples find their personal style for the big day.

Departments

Editor’s Letter

Status Report
Buzz: Post-grad life; Local Meatball; Operation Hope; mother-daughter charity; Susan Hood
Shop: Flip Flop Shop; Pop Up Market; Children’s Place; EMS; Luxe; Fab Finds
Go: New York City escapes Home: Fairfield Design Center; firepits; Austin Patterson Disston
Do: Adventure Park; Vines & Vignettes; Dogwood Festival; more  
Eat: The Pound Ridge Inn; Sweet & Simple for Mother’s Day Fairfield at 375: Sam Penfield; Ebenezer Hill House

People & Places
Near & Far Aid Spring Gala; Fairfield Museum and History Center; Alzheimer’s Association/CT Chapter; Fairfield University; Fairfield Chamber

Vows
Gordan–Franzen; Coursen–Steber

Visiting VIP
Father and son, Bill Geist and Willie Geist

Finance fix

Index of advertisers

Then & Now                            
Bronson Estate

Most Popular Articles

  1. Fairfield Community Theater
    The fate of downtown Fairfield’s icon hangs in the balance
  2. Convenient in Fairfield
    Eight services to make life easier
  3. Top Teachers of Fairfield Living
    We talked to the Top Teachers and the Top Teens who nominated them
  4. Mill River's Keeper
    Long-time resident and environmentalist Joy Shaw on Fairfield's Mill River
  5. English Beat: “Fairfield, here we come.”
    Beat vocalist and guitarist Dave Wakeling talks fave Fairfield traditions, philanthropy through music, and the band’s fan-fueled upcoming album.

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