March/April 2012: Table of Contents



Features

The Art of Living Well
Antiques and art dictate the design of a stunning French country estate in Darien.
by Tom Connor

10 Hot Real Estate Trends
Buyers may soon emerge from their cocoons and start house hunting this spring.
by C.J. Hughes

Not Your Average Nice Guy
Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports, doesn’t fit the deal-maker stereotype.
by Carol Leonetti Dannhauser

10 Reasons To Love Our Towns
A mash note to the places we call home.  
by Mary Kate Hogan

A Decade To Remember
To celebrate our tenth anniversary, our writers and photographers share the back stories on their favorite assignments.

Luca Luca: The Next Generation
From finance to high fashion, Raul Melgoza’s greatest career risk pays off.
by Carisha Swanson

Departments

From The Publisher

From the Editor

Fab Finds

The latest generation of home decor leaves a  lovely impression.

In Fashion
Check out these fifty flirty runway-ready looks for spring.

Town talk
Real estate news, Chelsea Piers Connecticut and more

Up Close
Architect Mark Finlay’s impact on the evolving look of our towns

People & Places
Star Inc.; Mikey Czech Foundation; New Canaan TV 79; YWCA Darien/Norwalk; Darien Foundation

In Good Taste 
Restaurants often come and go, but these ten local eateries have endured the test of time.

Weddings
Vaughn—Kirby; Zara—Perna

Index of Advertisers

Don’t Miss This

Here’s what to see and do around our towns

On The Agenda


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