Author: Photographs by Lauren Peltzman

The Metro New York North Chapter of the American Red Cross and media sponsor Cottages & Gardens Publications held the annual Red & White Ball.

NYC&G’s first-anniversary party fêted a year’s worth of Rising Stars at the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams showroom in SoHo

This latest branch of the fine wine and liquor giant, opened up in Norwalk in December, making it the company's 89th superstore across 14 states. Offering 8,000 different wine brands from around the globe, 2,500 beers and 3,000 different spirits. One thing is for certain: This store is not for the indecisive.

Media sponsor NYC&G celebrated the New York Junior League’s annual fall House Tour. Guests toured prestigious and luxurious residences throughout the city and enjoyed a buffet luncheon at the A&D Building as well as a fabulous cocktail reception that evening.

Cottages & Gardens Publications hosted Interior Designer Day at Forty-One Madison during The New York Tabletop Show. Tabletop displays were created to represent Cottages & Gardens Publications ‘Sense of Place’ in each market by noted designers from each market.

CTC&G celebrated its 8th anniversary and fresh new logo at the fabulous home of Cindy Rinfret, who was featured as the first designer in the magazine’s “Meet the Designer” column.

The New York Junior League and media sponsor NYC&G held the 17th Annual Spring House Tour.

NYC&G helps celebrate the opening of Illume, New York's bespoke shade store at 223 East 58th St.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and media sponsor NYC&G welcomed guests to the annual Spring Fever gala benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street

Curious Yellow unveiled a stunning window display at New York’s Lillian August showroom

Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams toasted the premier issue of NYC&G in their spectacular midtown Manhattan apartment

Carlisle/Per Se with Connecticut Cottages & Gardens held a Fashion Show to preview the summer collection at their Greenwich Showroom

The American Red Cross Greenwich Chapter and media sponsor Connecticut Cottages & Gardens held the annual Red & White Ball in the NetJets Hanger at Westchester County Airport.

The Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross with media sponsor Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, held the annual Red & White Ball on April 30. Designers helped transform the NetJets Hangar at Westchester County Airport by creating fabulous tablescapes for the guests to enjoy. Here are a few of this year’s dazzling designs!

The Greenwich Red Cross held a Patron Party to thank generous supporters of the Red & White Ball. The party was held at an elegant private home in Conyers Farm. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres by Marcia Selden and Champagne by Nicolas Feuillatte.

Pair wine and chocolate for a marriage made in heaven

Pair wine and chocolate for a marriage made in heaven

Deane and Connecticut Cottages & Gardens welcomed James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Dorie Greenspan for a celebration and book signing of her new book, Around My French Table. Guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres prepared by Julia Deane from Dorie’s cookbook, and toasted the occasion with Palmes d’Or Champagne by Nicolas Feuillatte.

Nielsen’s and CTC&G hosted a Holiday Design preview featuring Simon Pearce and Diane James Designs. Guests got inspiration and ideas for their own holiday decorating, entertaining and tablescapes while toasting the season.

Valerie Wilson Travel and CTC&G and WC&G hosted their sixth annual luncheon at Barcelona in Greenwich. Breast cancer survivor Sue Cruikshank gave an inspiring talk about her experience. Cocktails were provided by Rémy Cointreau USA and all proceeds benefited Susan G. Komen Connecticut.

The Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross, with media sponsor CTC&G held the annual Red & White Ball in the NetJets Hangar at Westchester County Airport

The Victory Cup hosted a VIP Opening Reception for the final match of the 2010 season.

Carlisle/ per se and CTC&G hosted a fashion show modeled by Connecticut mother/daughter style makers

The St. Ann School, with media sponsor CTC&G, celebrated Vines & Vignettes, a showcase of the area's top landscape architects, nurseries and garden antiques dealers at the historic Rose Cottage in Black Rock

The New Canaan Nature Center and media sponsor CTC&G presented the 21st annual Secret Garden Tour featuring six magnificent grounds and gardens