ON OUR RADAR
Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention
Whitney Flood and Julie Retzlaff photographed by Mike Yamin.
Whitney Flood and Julie Retzlaff photographed by Mike Yamin.
The popular eatery in the village of New Preston is being run by Whitney Flood and Julie Retzlaff. The California couple have brought new ideas and energy to an old favorite.
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On the evening of June 6, ten hosts and hostesses will open their homes for a dinner party to honor a Luminary. This exciting Gunn Library fundraiser is not to be missed.
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On May 2nd the Hollister House Garden once again opens for visitors until September. This Washington landmark boasts wild color, beautiful vistas, and spectacular plantings.
Guest Bloggers
Lisa Fielding
CONSTANCE SCHIANO
Deconstructed Pesto Caprese Pasta
Anyone who knows Lisa Fielding, also knows that she loathes the term “pasta salad. She offers, instead, this gorgeous and vibrant pasta dish which relies on the exquisite flavors and ingredients of spring and summer.
 
Lisa Fielding
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Local Arts and Culture
In Litchfield, we find large, post-surrealistic work by Amber Maida at Serendipity gallery. In Kent, work in stunning color by George Sugarman, Cleve Grey, Alexander Liberman, and Jonathan Perlowsky, on exhibit at the Morrison gallery. Celebrated interior designer Robert Coururier peruses LOOK/SEE, a show of “visual pairings” at James Barron Art. In New Preston, we find photos from Wendy Carlson of local artisans and farmers, as well as work from Mio Akashi and Nancy Lasar in The Smithy’s new gallery loft. In New Milford, The Silo gallery is exhibiting work from Ken Cornet and Tyler Farmen. In Washington Depot, the WAA presents a show pairing the sculpture of Darrell Petit with photographs from 94-year-old artist Georganne Mennin.
Views & Vistas
Natural beauty, stunning landscapes by local artists
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Featured Artist: Jessica Jane Russell