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So far Elaine Ubina has created 34 blog entries.

Good Design with Contemporary Flair

An interview with Susan Alisberg & Ed Parker of Alisberg Parker Architecture and Interior Design Photographs by ChiChi Ubiña Where did the two of you meet? How did you decide to go into business together? We met when Susan had her own firm and Ed responded to an ad for an architect. We worked together [...]

Good Design with Contemporary Flair 2015-12-30T20:38:14+00:00

Garden Spotlight

Italy and Princeton Meet on Round Hill Road Photographs by ChiChi Ubiña How did you come to Greenwich? We met in the early seventies and we were married soon thereafter. We enjoyed life in New York City as we pursued our respective careers in teaching and corporate finance. The birth of our son motivated a [...]

Garden Spotlight 2015-12-30T20:16:44+00:00

Simply Mar-velous!

Mar Jennings, Emmy nominated TV host, lifestyle and garden expert, and best-selling author talks about what inspires him. Photography by ChiChi Ubiña Why Westport? Connecticut is home for me and Westport has and will forever be my foundation for everything I do. As a former competitive gold medalist figure skater I’ve had the opportunity to [...]

Simply Mar-velous! 2015-12-30T19:57:26+00:00

FACES OF PHILANTHROPY: Brooke and Lou Bremer

Photograph by ChiChi Ubiña Brooke Bremer I was born and raised in the heart of the Midwest – Kansas City. I am a devoted Kansan and will always consider it my hometown. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology from Miami University in Ohio. Despite my major, I spent my professional career in recruiting, [...]

FACES OF PHILANTHROPY: Brooke and Lou Bremer 2016-01-04T16:51:08+00:00

Busy Women: Izabela O’Brien

Photographs by ChiChi Ubiña Beautiful inside and out — Special needs advocate, pageant contestant, mother of three Meeting Izabela O’Brien you can’t help but be struck by her stop-you-in-your tracks looks. But don’t let appearances deceive. Izabela works hard to balance being the mom of three active daughters, running a non-profit for special needs children, [...]

Busy Women: Izabela O’Brien 2016-01-04T16:45:48+00:00

Treating Childhood Obesity & The Art of Building a Private Practice: Madhu Mathur, M.D., M.P.H., and Lifestyle Medicine Center

By Laina Richards Photography by ChiChi Ubiña A DEVELOPING PASSION Dr. Madhu Mathur, “Connecticut’s first certified Obesity Medicine Physician,” opened the Lifestyle Medicine Center in Stamford in May 2014. Since then, she has treated 600 patients or more. 74% of her patients have lost weight in just four visits, and 80% in three months. Though [...]

Treating Childhood Obesity & The Art of Building a Private Practice: Madhu Mathur, M.D., M.P.H., and Lifestyle Medicine Center 2016-01-04T17:06:06+00:00

Graduation Hair Styles by Jafaar Tazi

Photography by ChiChi Ubiña Interview by Laina Richards With graduations and proms approaching quickly, we asked three soon-to-be Greenwich Academy alumnae to go for pre-graduation hair styling and make up at Jafaar Tazi Salon. They came out looking beautiful.   NAME: Charlotte Galef AGE: 18 HIGH SCHOOL: Greenwich Academy Where are you going to college? [...]

Graduation Hair Styles by Jafaar Tazi 2016-01-04T17:32:58+00:00

The Local Vault by Laina Richards

Photographs by ChiChi Ubiña The Local Vault is an online home décor company based in Greenwich, Connecticut that sells second-hand furniture and other home décor. Sitting down to speak with the three partners who run the company, Julie, Betsy, and Patricia, at Betsy’s beautifully decorated home in Riverside, Connecticut, I ask them about their concept [...]

The Local Vault by Laina Richards 2016-01-04T17:39:38+00:00

Faces of Philanthropy: Mary and Kim Jeffery

Photography by ChiChi Ubiña As Americans, we live in a country that has so much. This drives us to want to give back and do more. We are the most philanthropic country in the world and it feels great to be just a tiny part of that. My husband, Kim, and I have always believed [...]

Faces of Philanthropy: Mary and Kim Jeffery 2016-01-04T17:44:06+00:00