MacInspires Apple ID PSA

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Back in the day, people were able to use any user name as a sign in to log into their Apple accounts. Apple IDs are used to help identify the person who made a purchase from Apple. This has always been the way that the different sellers of music, movies, TV shows, games, etc have identified who legally owns their content. As times have changed, Apple found it more beneficial for everyone to use peoples’ FULL email addresses as a way of better identifying purchasers. Continue Reading →

Watch “Jaws” on Aquarium Six-Story Movie Screen and Hear Talk by Richard Dreyfuss

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Catching and killing sharks became popular sport after ‘Jaws,’ and remains so today. Even Peter Benchley himself came to regret the damage that ‘Jaws’ did to shark populations. Hosting a screening of ‘Jaws’ will give The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk the opportunity to correct some of the myths about sharks that persist today, discuss their importance in marine ecosystems and explain how people are far more dangerous to sharks than sharks are to people. Tickets for “Jaws” on the big screen and talk by Richard Dreyfuss go on sale Monday, March 2 at 9:30am. Continue Reading →

Greenwich Schools Dir of Human Resources Announces Retirement

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Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) Director of Human Resources Dr. Robert (Bob) Lichtenfeld has announced his retirement, effective with the appointment of a new director. Lichtenfeld has been with Greenwich Schools for five years. He was hired in 2009 as the Managing Director of Operations for the District. At that time, he had recently retired from the Katonah-Lewisboro Schools after twenty-nine years, serving as the District’s Superintendent for the last eight years. Continue Reading →

Jimmy’s Shaving His Signature Fro for St. Baldrick’s at GHS

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“I am sure there will be many people who won’t recognize me without the fro. But, helping kids who are fighting childhood cancer has been a very important cause for me. Through Art from the Heart I have spent time creating rooms at Yale Pediatric Cancer Unit and recreating children’s room in their home to make them more comfortable. Meeting these kids has made me want to do more and one way I can help is to shave my head for the St. Barldrick Foundation.” – Jimmy Catalano Continue Reading →

Audi Wins Rematch at P&Z in Overtime

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Despite a show of force by RTM members and neighbors of the Audi dealership on West Putnam Ave, Audi won approval for their expansion and updates to exterior lighting. Peter Quigley, member of the harbor commission expressed “grave” concerns about pollution to Horseneck Brook, which feeds into Long Island Sound. There was also vociferous opposition came from a stream of RTM members from all parts of town, including Mike Warner, Peter Berg and Bill Galvin, as well as Ginny Gwynn, director of Greenwich Land Trust. T Continue Reading →

Groomer Has It in Cos Cob Donates Bath & Haircut for Adoptable Senior Toy Poodle

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Nooki has come a long way since being left in a laundromat on Long Island last month. After a week’s stay in the laundromat, he made it to animal control, and from there to the care of Cat Assistance volunteer and Greenwich resident Kerri Ann Hofer. Hofer knew that the little toy poodle would benefit from an expert grooming and reached out to Groomer Has It in Cos Cob, where Monica Torres didn’t hesitate. Torres, a big fan of rescue dogs, including her own rescue Min Pin who is something of a Mini-Me for Torres’ other dog, a Doberman Pinscher, took to Nooki right away. While Greg Whitechurch bathed Nooki, Torres talked about her philosophy and the Groomer Has It business she started about a year ago at in Cos Cob. Continue Reading →

5 Factors Make Central Greenwich Real Estate Popular

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In interviews with Carolyn Anderson of Anderson Associates, Sandi Klein with Berkshire Hathaway and Linna Yuen of Coldwell Banker, all agree that central Greenwich buyers appreciate “walkability” and a vibrant downtown. Of older houses being replaced by condos, Anderson said, “People see the exterior and think it’s a gem and say ‘Let’s save it.'” Whereas, she said, many of the older houses in the area of Milbank Ave had been converted into boarding houses and were not well maintained. New condos going up in their place are efficient, easy to maintain and offer “walkability” to a mix of restaurants, coffee shops, stores and gyms. Continue Reading →