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Photographer Adrien Broom Creates Magic

A romantic relationship which ended in heartache years back started a whole new whimsical world for Adrien Broom. She picked up a camera and threw herself into building and creating art, and has never looked back. Her work involves fantasy and many times incorporates living animals. She gained notoriety with her “Color” project in which an entire photo Read more…

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Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

It’s the largest rare book library in the world with no windows, and it’s right under our noses at Yale University. Have you been to The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library? You don’t have to be a Yalie to walk in the door. If you haven’t been, or it’s been a awhile since you’ve spent Read more…

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Connecticut’s 2017 Small Business Person Of The Year ~ Jovial Foods

Carla Bartolucci is small in stature but huge in the organic and gluten-free worlds. She is Connecticut’s Small Business Person of 2017. She and her Italian-born husband’s business is called Jovial Foods, it’s based in Stonington. Her drive to succeed is spurred by loved ones she and her husband lost, and their eldest daughter, who Read more…

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Repurpose Bowties

Everything old is new again,that’s the idea behind the business that 22-year old Paul Hunter has built. He’s a junior at Regis University in Denver. His company is called “Repurpose Bowties.” He takes discarded pieces of clothing and gives it new life as a bow tie. People started noticing a bow tie he had made from the remnants of Read more…

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Connecticut Actress, Skylar Dunn

Skylar Dunn of Branford, Connecticut is only 10 years old, but has already wrapped her first major motion picture called “The Greatest Showman” starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michele Williams and Zandaya. It has been nominated for three Golden Globes. Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum,”The Greatest Showman,” is an original musical that celebrates the Read more…

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Norwalk Connecticut’s Wall Street Theater

  There’s a new theater in the state, have you heard? The Wall Street Theater is in Norwalk, Connecticut and it’s only been open since May of 2017. It’s housed in a historic building which dates back to 1915. In its infancy it was home to vaudeville. Since then the building has had many uses, but now Read more…

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Executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo

  From West Africa’s Ivory Coast to Hollywood. Executive chef, Francois Kwaku-Dongo’s story is one of hard work and perseverance and help along the way from one of the most famous chefs in the world, Wolfgang Puck. He did not know English when he came to this country and now speaks many languages. He worked with Puck at Read more…

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The Lisa Colagrossi Foundation, Shedding Light On Brain Aneurysms

The worst sudden headache of your life may kill  you. Todd Crawford lost his wife to a brain aneurysm in 2015. Lisa Colagrossi was a very well-known New York City reporter and her death impacted all those who knew her. The mother of two was gone in an instant. Her husband immediately jumped into to Read more…

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From Chester To All Of Connecticut With Love At Christmas

The bucolic small town of Chester, Connecticut is so charming during the holidays. Caryn B. Davis, a photographer, lives in the middle of that storybook village. From her perch overlooking town, that she adores at Christmas, she decided to set off on a journey to take photos and put them into a book. The title is “A Read more…

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The Farmer’s Cow, A Six Farm Cooperative in Connecticut

The Farmer’s Cow is a six farm cooperative in Connecticut that is turning out all kinds of milk products and more that you see in stores across the state. The dairy farms, many of which are multi-generational, are in North Franklin, Coventry, Thompson, Hebron, Lebanon and Woodstock. They have a cafe and creamery in Mansfield, their dairy Read more…

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