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Friday, February 6, 2015

Stamford, Greenwich studios cash in credits

As Stamford-based NBC Sports was busy promoting the Super Bowl in the buildup to the Feb. 1 game, Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich was piggybacking off the hype with advance images of its next hoped-for hit, "The Peanuts Movie," depicting Lucy yanking a football away from a charging Charlie Brown, landing the Charles M. Schultz character flat on his back. If NBC Sports and Blue Sky are rolling in the dough, they can thank Connecticut taxpayers who keep it rolling in.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Stamford-Greenwich-studios-cash-in-credits-6067539.php

'Moonlight and Magnolias' in Greenwich

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" unravel as comedic farce in the first of at least two productions Connecticut Playmakers is offering for its 68th year of Broadway-style theater in Greenwich. The play is called "Moonlight and Magnolias" and is to be staged under Dan Friedman's direction at the First Congregational Church in Greenwich March 20-22 and March 27-28.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich-0?

Stamford, Greenwich studios cash in credits

As Stamford-based NBC Sports was busy promoting the Super Bowl in the buildup to the Feb. 2 game, Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich was piggybacking off the hype with advance images of its next hoped-for hit "The Peanuts Movie," depicting Lucy yanking a football away from a charging Charlie Brown , landing the Charles M. Schultz character flat on his back. If NBC Sports and Blue Sky are rolling in the dough, they can thank Connecticut taxpayers who keep it rolling in.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Stamford-Greenwich-studios-cash-in-credits-6067290.php

Becker Salon Is On The Move in Greenwich

Beauty takes on another dimension in Greenwich now that the new Becker Salon opened its doors at 380 Greenwich Avenue. On the second floor with windows overlooking the avenue, the state-of-the-art salon features a unique space with a contemporary look, a talented creative team and an expanded array of services.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/becker-salon-move-greenwich-0?

Is It A Boy Or Girl For Ashlee Simpson?

... Meagan Camper have a 5-month-old son. Simpson and Ross wed in August at Ross' mother Diana Ross' estate in Greenwich, Conn., after dating for nearly one year. Ross told E! News in January that he's looking forward to having lots of kids. "I would ...

http://www.starpulse.com/news/Noelle_Talmon/2015/02/06/is-it-a-boy-or-girl-for-ashlee-simpson?ref_src=news_rss

Avenue Bank expected to begin trading publicly next week

Shares of Nashville-based Avenue Bank are expected to begin trading publicly next week. Renaissance Capital, a Greenwich, Conn.-based IPO investment advisory firm and manager of IPO-focused exchange traded funds, lists Avenue Bank's parent ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/blog/2015/02/avenue-bank-expected-to-begin-trading-publicly.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_nashville+%28Nashville+Business+Journal%29

Avenue Bank expected to begin trading publicly next week

Renaissance Capital, a Greenwich, Conn.-based IPO investment advisory firm and manager of IPO-focused exchange traded funds, lists Avenue Bank's parent company , Avenue Financial Holdings, among initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week. Avenue filed for its IPO in January , planning to raise $30 million and list its shares on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker AVNU.

http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/blog/2015/02/avenue-bank-expected-to-begin-trading-publicly.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_national+%28Bizjournals+National+Feed%29

Video: What's Going on This Weekend in Greenwich

... in the mood to get Valentine's Day started a little early, MakerBot invites kids ages 7 to 14 to their store on Greenwich Ave. to design Valentine lollipop holders with a 3D printer. This event is Saturday from 3 to 4:30. Also on Saturday, the Cos ...

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22146/Whats-Going-on-This-Weekend-in-Greenwich-

Ashlee Simpson having a baby girl - decorating the nursery

... th Ashlee, whom he married in a romantic ceremony held at his mother, legendary singer, Diana Ross' lavish home in Greenwich, Connecticut. He said previously: ''I would love to [have kids]. As many as possible.''

http://www.nationalledger.com/pop-culture-news/ashlee-simpson-is-expecting-a-baby-114919.shtml

2 Former Danbury Residents Sentenced For Postal Money Order Fraud Scheme

... U.S. Postal Service money orders in amounts ranging from $400 to $1,000 at post offices in Stamford, Bridgeport, Greenwich, and lower Westchester County, N.Y. After the money orders were purchased, the defendants used a mobile banking application to ...

http://danbury.dailyvoice.com/news/2-former-danbury-residents-sentenced-postal-money-order-fraud-scheme

Exclusive - Startup backed by Goldman, other banks may offer new research, data platform

... "It's really hard to change habits," said Kevin McPartland, head of market structure and technology research at Greenwich Associates, a consulting firm to the financial industry. Even if large banks like Goldman Sachs adopt the technology, they will ...

https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/business/world/a/26220592/exclusive-startup-backed-by-goldman-other-banks-may-offer-new-research-data-platform/

Andreas Halvorsen's Trades Of January 2015

Andreas Halvorsen is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and currently serves as its CIO. Viking was formed in 1999 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.gurufocus.com/news/314819/andreas-halvorsens-trades-of-january-2015

Does Starbucks affect your home value?

Michael Figuera, of Derby, and Amanda Baker, of Bronxville, N.Y., walk from their work to the Starbucks on Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Does-living-near-Starbucks-affect-your-home-value-6065590.php

Greenwich Head Start, School Readiness Programs Receive National Reaccreditation

Family Centers' Greenwich Head Start Preschools and two School Readiness classrooms at Armstrong Court have been reaccredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children . After an extensive self-study and visits by NAEYC assessors, it was determined that Family Centers' Greenwich Head Start Preschools and two School Readiness classrooms at Armstrong Court met all NAEYC accreditation standards for early childhood education excellence.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-head-start-school-readiness-programs-receive-national-reaccreditation?

Here We Snow Again Greenwich

... with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Sign up for Greenwich Patch news alerts to stay on top of the latest weather news and more by clicking here .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/weather-update-here-we-snow-again-greenwich-0?

Becker Salon Opens Bigger Digs At New Location In Greenwich

The Becker Salon, a part of the Greenwich community for eight years, has moved into its new location at 380 Greenwich Ave. in Greenwich. "We are thrilled to open on Greenwich Avenue," says founder Becker Chicaiza.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/becker-salon-opens-bigger-digs-new-location-greenwich

Soups On: Culinary Finds For Warming Up In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Six more weeks of winter -- with more snow on the way! Can we all say a collective "ugh?" Punxsutawney Phil broke our hearts earlier in the week when his shadow forecast more gray days ahead.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/soups-culinary-finds-warming-greenwich

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