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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Greenwich Resident Afloat in Java

And in doing so, Jae Choi of Greenwich, had the good fortune of becoming the 2 millionth registeree receiving the "Ultimate Perk," which includes a cash prize of $1,000 and free coffee for a year. Choi also will receive an exclusive trip for two to the brand's hometown near Boston, which will include a special VIP day at Dunkin' Donuts' headquarters with leaders of the company's culinary and coffee excellence teams.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-resident-afloat-java-0?

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With millions of dollars expected to flow into the economy on Black Friday, smaller shops are gearing up to respond to the big-box holiday with what has come to be known as Small Business Saturday the following day. "The big, national stores are what Black Friday seems to be all about, but having said that, our chamber emphasizes that we support shoppers buying local and going into the Greenwich stores to support our local economy," said Marcia O'Kane, executive director of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-gears-up-for-Small-Business-Saturday-5918111.php

Contemporary Jazz in Stamford -- Enjoy the Sounds of The Bill Harris Quartet

... "Jamaica's Album in the 1980s. Priess currently plays contemporary jazz at many local venues including the Greenwich Hyatt. Saxophonist Bill Harris describes the Quartet " as a group of old friends exploring the traditional jazz quartet format with ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/contemporary-jazz-stamford-enjoy-sounds-bill-harris-quartet-0?

Cinematheque series showcases French films every month

... The monthly French Cinematheque series - cosponsored by the Avon Theatre in Stamford and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich - will sceen a newly restored version of the 1964 classic "That Man from Rio," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Francoise ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Cinematheque series showcases French films every month

... The monthly French Cinematheque series - cosponsored by the Avon Theatre in Stamford and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich - will sceen a newly restored version of the 1964 classic "That Man from Rio," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Francoise ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

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... soon will turn her talents on far more uplifting pieces for the holiday season. She will be the soloist at the Greenwich Choral Society's Christmas Concert, "Christmas Magic," which will be performed twice -- Saturday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Dec. 7. By ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

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In an era when fewer foreign films make it out of New York City, the monthly French Cinematheque series at Stamford's Avon Theatre presents carefully curated new movies and classics from France. Avon programmer Adam Birnbaum coordinates the series with Renee Ketcham, the president of the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich, and they both agree that France has somehow managed to keep producing smart mainstream adult films in an era when Hollywood seems to have eyes only for teenagers and other fans of comic book/science-fiction extravaganzas.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Small Business Preparedness -- a Small Business Strategies Program at the Fairfield Public Library

... for years. His experience includes working as a financial systems architect for the hedge fund Paloma Partners in Greenwich, CT and as a senior consultant for Control Group, New York, NY. These talks are part of the Small Business Strategies series ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/small-business-preparedness-small-business-strategies-program-fairfield-public-library?

Plenty at stake for Greenwich in Thanksgiving Day football matchup vs. Staples

What: Greenwich vs. Staples Where: Cardinal Stadium When: Thursday, 10 a.m. Last season's meeting: Austin Longi rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns in Greenwich's 27-7 road win over Staples. The loss kept the Wreckers out of the postseason.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Plenty-at-stake-for-Greenwich-in-Thanksgiving-Day-5918030.php

Storm will make holiday traffic trickier

Rosario Gomez, a Greenwich Hardware store employee, stacks newly arrived shovels inside the store in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Gomez said the business for shovels, ice-melt and ice scrapers has been brisk as people prepare for a noraAoeaster that the National Weather Service is forcasting will hit Greenwich early in the morning on Thanksgiving Eve day with a possible accumulation of snow of between 3 - 6 inches.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Storm-will-make-holiday-traffic-trickier-5917743.php

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... classes with Lohmeyer (philliplohmeyer@yahoo.com), an artist from Cos Cob who teaches group lessons at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (203-637-4583) and private lessons at Jack Dog Studio on Greenwich Avenue (203-570-6870). Photo: Contributed ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-5917944.php

Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Timeless treasures: Antiques connect generations and styles in today's designs

This purse, with its arc of jewels and shimmery fabric, is an example of some of the antique handbags, purses and clutches that East Hampton, N.Y., dealer Nula Thanhauser is expected to bring to the Winter Antiques Show, which wil run Dec. 6 and 7, 2014. It is part of a series of holiday events that fall under the umbrella of the Greenwich Historical Society's Antiquarius 2014, the organization's largest fundraiser of the year.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Timeless-treasures-Antiques-connect-generations-5918010.php

Eastern Middle School Sixth Grader, Aidan Buss, dances with Mikhailovsky Ballet

PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Mikhailovsky Ballet kicked off its U.S. Tour with several performances at Lincoln Center's Koch Theater last week in New York City.

http://www.prlog.org/12399246-eastern-middle-school-sixth-grader-aidan-buss-dances-with-mikhailovsky-ballet.html

Catalyst Set to Start $1.25 Billion Fund in Early 2015

... has held preliminary talks with existing and potential investors, known as limited partners, the people said. Greenwich, Connecticut-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc., which has worked with Catalyst on two previous funds, will act as the exclusive ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-25/catalyst-set-to-start-1-25-billion-fund-in-early-2015.html

Ian Q. Whittall, 91, Of Greenwich, Worked For Celanese Corporation

... At the end of the war Ian worked in a family shipping business in Istanbul, Turkey. After his marriage he moved to Greenwich in 1955 and worked in New York City and South and Central America for the Celanese Corporation. He was a member of the Belle ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/ian-q-whittall-91-greenwich-worked-celanese-corporation

A.M. Best Assigns Indicative Rating to W.R. Berkley Corporationa s New Shelf Registration

... debt, "bbb+" to subordinated debt and "bbb" to preferred stock of W.R. Berkley Corporation (W.R. Berkley) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. These securities may be issued under W.R. Berkley's recently filed shelf registration, which took effect Nov. 20, ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141125005871/en/A.M.-Assigns-Indicative-Rating-W.R.-Berkley-Corporation%E2%80%99s

Chris Crofton, Advice King: Visiting Racist Relatives Over Thanksgiving

... conflict in that area, because there is only one fucking race. Take a Northeastern white liberal "non-racist" from Greenwich, Conn., to Memphis, Tenn., and they would shit their pants/call the police/mace everybody. Now, as far as what to do with ...

http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashvillecream/archives/2014/11/25/chris-crofton-advice-king-visiting-racist-relatives-over-thanksgiving

Wrong-way Driver on Greenwich Avenue Faces DUI Charge

A motorist seen driving the wrong way towards Greenwich Police patrolling the one-way Greenwich Avenue is facing a driving under the influence charge. According to a Greenwich Police report, officers were southbound on Greenwich Avenue near Havemeyer Place about 1:20 a.m. Nov. 21 when a Nissan Altima came towards them, driving northbound.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/wrong-way-driver-greenwich-avenue-faces-dui-charge-0?

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