MEET A MOM: Armel Jacobs and Diane Urban

This week, we’re highlighting two special Darien moms helping to facilitate change in our community. Armel Jacobs and Diane Urban have organized the Children’s Art Walk for Inclusivity, which will take place on Saturday, July 18, at 10am. The walk will start at...

MEET A MOM: Ria Rueda

Meet Ria Rueda, a New Canaan mom who helps raise awareness and funds for Food for the Front Lines (FFTFL). Created in response to COVID-19, FFTFL supports community restaurants while feeding frontline workers. Rueda, who is a PR professional and the founder of Bread...

Meet the Founder Behind OYUN Luxury Loungewear

Interested in upgrading your “mom uniform” with super comfortable but incredibly stylish go-to pieces? We’re always looking for clothing that fits this bill, and that’s why we were thrilled to learn (and share) all about OYUN. Founded a year ago by fashion industry...

MEET A DAD: Steve Bloom

This week’s Meet a Dad is Steve Bloom, a New Canaan native and father of a young son named Albie. Not only is he Owner and Director of Camp Playland, he grew up on the camp property. For more about Steve and his family, check out the interview. How old are your kids,...

MEET A DAD: Nick Martschenko

Our latest “Meet a Dad” is Nick Martschenko, chef and owner of South End and Uncorked in New Canaan. Besides spending time with his three children, he loves food (of course), sports and anything outdoors. Read more to find out how he went from playing...

MEET A DAD: Tim Nee

To celebrate Father’s Day, we are profiling local dads during the month of June. Our first “Meet a Dad” is Tim Nee, a father of two and Darien native who grew up playing Little League baseball here. In 2018, he started a local business called Darien Garage Door and...

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