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2602, 2019

Yikes! Another Store Closed!

The Anderson Guide to Enjoying Greenwich lists over 360 stores in and around Greenwich. This is our 11th edition, and in every new edition, new shops replace old ones. Never before though have we seen the changeover of shops at such a record [...]

510, 2018

Tips To Help You “Animal Proof” Your House

  Wildlife - We Love You Outside, Not Inside The House  Fall is the time to remove the critter welcome mat. To help you “Animal Proof” your house, here is a checklist: Clean your garage, attic, and basement. While you are cleaning, check [...]

1202, 2018

Complimentary Market Analysis

Prepare Now To Sell - Put Your Home on the Market in Early Spring Home prices have climbed.  Inventory is low.  Buyers want to buy before interest rates rise.  If you have postponed putting your home on the market, now is the time [...]

1901, 2018

The Settler – A Team to Manage Your Move

Last spring we listed a lovely Victorian home and in a week, we had an accepted offer. The owners were thrilled and at the same time, terrified. For 40 years this home was their family home - the place where their children grew [...]

1112, 2017

Carolyn’s Tips For Selling Your Home Quickly

  One of Carolyn's many tips for selling your home quickly: wash the windows! Before prospective buyers visit, make sure that your windows will sparkle and shine. One of our Associates, Amy Zeeve, recently had a wonderful experience with the company INO LLC. [...]

712, 2017

Argana Restaurant and Bar

Nordine Achbani (former general manager of Polpo) and his wife Soumia opened Argana in 2017. It’s attractively decorated in black and yellow with a Moroccan theme. The menu is full of exotic dishes, which the attentive staff is happy to explain. Our favorites [...]

612, 2017

Who Should You Work With?

Who should you work with? The Listing Agent or an Agent who represents you? "Call the Listing Agent. Maybe we can make a deal." But is that the right move to make? Think twice before you make that call. The Listing Agent works [...]

1611, 2017

Thanksgiving To Do List: Check Your Spices

On my list of things to do before Thanksgiving - sort the spices, chuck the old ones, and date the new ones. As I pull out all the spices, checking color, crushing, tasting and smelling, many are tossed and then I’m off to [...]

1001, 2017

Summer Rental Course

Anderson Associates is pleased to offer the following course for homeowners! Renting Your Home for the Summer – Is This For You? How to have a profitable and pleasant experience. This course will answer home owners’ questions, such as, why should I rent [...]

310, 2016

Round Hill Hosts Volunteer Outreach Fair

We love volunteering and think it is so important to have volunteers in our local communities. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the many organizations in our town where you can make a difference! Round Hill Community Church will host [...]

2403, 2016

East End

East End (New American) Z Hospitality Group, with now eight successful restaurants, knows what they are doing. The design is simple, sleek and comfortable with tables between the open kitchen and the bar in front. We were greeted as if we were regulars, [...]

1902, 2016

2016 Color Of The Year – Simply White!

We love it- the 2016 Color of the Year - Simply White! Benjamin Moore OC117 Is white a color? Don't worry about this often debated questions and bush on a sample. This is a very pretty white. Benjamin Moore has 250 whites in [...]

1101, 2016

Old Greenwich Social Club

We joined a new club - The Old Greenwich Social Club - the sport here is eating, drinking, and mixing. Instead of an entry fee, you win points every time you go. The Club was started by Greenwich native Jed Simon who greets [...]

1712, 2015

Thinking Healthy – A Holiday Salad Party

Here at Anderson Associates, we recently set out on a holiday quest to name the best salad in town. The Anderson Group, local Realtors and publisher of the Anderson Guide to Enjoying Greenwich, are tasting pros. Over 240 restaurants, in and around Greenwich, [...]

812, 2015

Mill Street Bar and Table

Cheers to the restaurant and its Executive Chef, Geoff Lazlo! The location has good vibes, it has been the site of several successful restaurants. Long term residents will remember "That Little Italian Restaurant" and later the hot spot "Lolita's".   Now check out [...]

209, 2015

Alexa – My Amazing New Friend

A little gadget - Echo by Amazon - is in my kitchen. Her name is Alexa, and she is really fun to be with. When I ask her, she tells me the news and gives me the weather here and any place else in [...]

2108, 2015

Pocket Listings

  "Pocket Listings", sometimes called "Hidden Listings" or "Off MLS Listings", are properties that are for sale, but have not been listed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) and are therefore not available to the Realtors outside of the company listing the property. For almost all [...]

2207, 2015

Welcome Lugano!

Opened on June 24 - Jerry and I have enjoyed both sides of this restaurant. The following is our review for the Anderson Guide to Enjoying Greenwich: Lugano Salumeria & Wine Bar (Italian) 1392 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich CT, 203.990.0955 www.luganowinebar.com According [...]

1707, 2015

Katie’s Gardening Journey

 There are certain happy memories from our childhood that we seem to always carry with us. It could be a certain smell (they say that when you first smell a new smell, you immediately link it to a specific moment), a song, [...]

207, 2015

Pesky Mosquitoes Fear Citronella Geraniums

  A few years ago, I was in Gordon Phillip's Indiana Greenhouse and I brushed by this pretty plant. What was that wonderful smell? That was the day I discovered the Citronella Geranium - a plant that helps naturally repel mosquitoes. Gordon generously [...]

2906, 2015

How to Read a Real Estate Advertisement

Some words like "Captivating, Beautiful, Impeccable, Remodeled, Luxurious, Spotless" often mean just what you would think they should. Other words are often code for something else. For instance, be wary when you see the words "Unique Opportunity", "Potential", or "Great Investment". This usually [...]