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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Hotels group sold to US investment firm Starwood



... and around 4000 rooms across the Principal Hayley portfolio. Starwood Capital Group, which has its headquarters in Greenwich, Connecticut, already owns Louvre Hotel Group and has interests in many Meridien Hotels.

http://www.heraldscotland.com/business/company-news/hotels-group-sold-to-us-investment-firm-starwood.20365104

Record



Lyme Research Alliance is holding its major fundraising gala, "Time for Lyme," on April 6 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Record-4314164.php

5 Teens Hospitalized After Arriving Drunk At Greenwich Dance



GREENWICH, Conn. Five teens were hospitalized Saturday after showing up highly intoxicated at a dance at the Greenwich Teen Center on Arch Street, according to a news release from the first selectman's office.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/5-hospitalized-after-arriving-drunk-greenwich-dance

Greenwich Locals Being Paid To Avoid Aniston Movie Shoot



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich residents near shooting locations of Jennifer Aniston's latest film are being paid up to $300 to stay away from the set because of paparazzi concerns, according to a Business Insider article .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-locals-being-paid-avoid-aniston-movie-shoot

Starwood Capital Group Closes Transaction to Acquire Principal Hayley ...



... The transaction continues Starwood Capital Group's expansion in the hotel sector, particularly in Europe. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm currently owns, among other assets, the Louvre Hotel Group, which includes over 1,100 hotels located in ...

http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2013_1st/Feb13_StarwoodCGPHayley.html

Himes Will Chair DCCC National Finance Team in 2014



... House Financial Services Committee, he's also a former employee of Goldman Sachs. His base in the 4th District is Greenwich, Conn., one of the wealthiest communities in the country. Himes has been an active with the DCCC in recent cycles. In 2012, ...

http://atr.rollcall.com/himes-will-chair-dccc-national-finance-team-in-2014/

Award winning dog writers gather at annual pre-Westminster awards banquet



... Canine, is a certified professional dog trainer teaching dog training classes in Westchester, Manhattan and Greenwich, CT homes. A valedictorian graduate of The San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, she is committed to applying learning ...

http://www.examiner.com/article/award-winning-dog-writers-gather-at-annual-pre-westminster-awards-banquet?cid=rss

Pet food stamps make kibble in every bowl a reality.



... Canine, is a certified professional dog trainer teaching dog training classes in Westchester, Manhattan and Greenwich, CT homes. A valedictorian graduate of The San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, she is committed to applying learning ...

http://www.examiner.com/article/kibble-every-bowl-pet-food-stamps-is-an-idea-whose-time-has-come?cid=rss

From Italy to America - celebrating a cultural heritage



Steven Stearns of Greenwich provided this photograph of his Italian-born grandmother Rose Benvenuto and her son Michael to the Greenwich Historical Society's for it's "From Italy to America" exhibit.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/From-Italy-to-America-celebrating-a-cultural-4314080.php

From Italy to America - And Back Again



To coincide with the Greenwich Historical Society 's "From Italy to America" exhibit and four months of Italian-American programs and events, Greenwich resident and Ambassador-at-Large Bea Crumbine has arranged for a tour to the town's "Sister Cities" in southern Italy -- Rose in Calabria, and Morra De Sanctis in Campania.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/From-Italy-to-America-And-Back-Again-4314081.php

A cherished love: Novel based on real-life Greenwich couple tells a story of endless devotion



... You," is based on the true story of the endless love between her mother and father. Photo: Contributed Photo For Greenwich native Nancy Prieston it all began when her father, Dan Jasensky , handed her a worn little book on Nov. 22, 2003, the night ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/A-cherished-love-Novel-based-on-real-life-4314000.php

Producers On Jennifer Aniston's Movie Set Are Paying Locals $300 To Stay Away



Residents of Greenwich, Conn. shouldn't plan on cozying up to Jennifer Aniston despite her latest movie "Untitled Elmore Leonard Project" filming in the town.

http://www.businessinsider.com/producers-on-jennifer-anistons-movie-set-are-paying-locals-300-to-stay-away-2013-2?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider%2Fthewire+%28The+Wire%29

Alfred Uihlein Elser Jr., 78, Of Greenwich



... the Atomic Energy Commission, NOAA and the Department of Defense. He was a long-time member of Christ Church, Greenwich. Elser is survived by his wife, Anne; a son, Alfred Uihlein Elser lll, of Hanover, N.H.; two daughters, Elizabeth Lee Elser, of ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/alfred-uihlein-elser-jr-78-greenwich

Greenwich's Eggers Blossoms For Greens Farms Basketball



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich's Hunter Eggers appreciates the ascent of the Greens Farms Academy boys basketball team more than any player on the team.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwichs-eggers-blossoms-greens-farms-basketball

Greenwich Library Offers New Digital Magazine Service



GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich announced it will offer digital magazines as an effort to keep up with the rapidly changing technology of the 21st century.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-library-offers-new-digital-magazine-service

Starwood Capital Group Acquires Principal Hayley Group



GREENWICH, Conn.-Starwood Capital Group, a private investment firm, announced that an investment fund affiliated with Starwood has acquired Principal Hayley Group, a collection of 23 city-center hotels and training venues across the UK and Europe.

http://www.lodgingmagazine.com/News/News/Starwood-Capital-Group-Acquires-Principal-Hayley-G-2666.aspx

2 Equinox Employees Charged in Credit Card Theft



Two employees of Equinox gym in Darien have been charged with stealing from customers by using credit card information to buy $1,621 worth of clothes at Equinox gyms in Darien and Greenwich.

http://darien.patch.com/articles/two-equinox-employees-charged-with-stealing-credit-card-info

Kail Won't Seek Reelection to School Board



Democratic Greenwich Board of Education member Nancy Kail has decided against seeking reelection.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/kail-won-t-seek-reelection-to-school-board

Greenwich Fire House Demolition Proceeding



The work to demolish the 1930s era Greenwich Fire Department 's Central Fire House in downtown Greenwich has begun in earnest.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-fire-house-demolition-proceeding

Officials Reviewing Teen Center Admission Policies After Weekend Incidents



Greenwich officials are scheduled to meet again today to review security and admission procedures at the Arch Street teen center after five high school students were taken from a center dance Saturday night and treated at Greenwich Hospital .

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/officials-reviewing-teen-center-admission-policies-after-weekend-incidents

CME Merger Talks Raise Fee Concern That May Stymie Deal



... half of the European derivatives market and some member banks may like it and some wouldn't," Perfumo, based in Greenwich, Connecticut , said by phone. "CME is a very strong competitor and they'd see CME concentrating more and more power, first in ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-26/cme-merger-talks-raise-fee-concern-that-may-stymie-deal.html

Greenwich Synchronized Skaters Aim For World Stage



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich High School seniors Brooke Abbott and Alexandra Scarpulla finished fifth in the world last winter as part of the Skyliners Junior synchronized skating team in the Junior World Challenge Cup.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-synchronized-skaters-aim-world-stage

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