Category Archives: Innovators and Entrepreneurs

“STRONG” A Magazine For Middle School Aged Girls

  If you see a gap, fill it. That’s what Sarah Beach of Wilton, Connecticut has done. Beach has just started publishing a magazine called STRONG, a publication for middle-school aged girls because she says it didn’t exist any where. The magazine is meant to empower young women and arm them with all kinds of articles that can help them Read more…

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What’s Going On In Hartford? Go To weHartford.com

Two young women who founded a digital marketing company called Lumi Agency and located it in Hartford thought it would be a great idea to boost the city with its own website, so they developed  weHartford. While Cara Stellato and Melissa Melonson continue to build their agency, they’re busy trying to draw attention to the Capital City Read more…

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Connecticut’s Mobile Pub

  This is not your parent’s Shasta trailer. The two owners of “The Mobile Pub” are Marco Marcelo and Thomas Keane. A year and a half ago they decided to deck out a 1962, 14-foot Shasta caravan with a full bar including Connecticut craft beers and haul it around the state for weddings and other Read more…

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Art Deco Tiny House in New Haven, Connecticut

  Colin M. Caplan just built a tiny house in New Haven, Connecticut for his husband and wife clients, Richard Norman and Nini Lentini. It’s called the “Bijou.”  At just under 700 square feet, this urban dwelling has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom & 15 foot ceilings. The exterior design was inspired by some of the Read more…

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Understanding “The Fifth Trimester,” When New Moms Head Back To Work

Attention working Moms of America…you have a lot to think about when you head back to work after having a baby. But there is help. Lauren Smith Brody, a working Mom of two young boys and former executive editor at Glamour Magazine, has written a guide-book for women called “The Fifth Trimester.” She interviewed more than 700 working Read more…

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Mystic Supply Company

Another small business has arrived in Connecticut, this one was established just a month and a half ago, (June 2017) on the shoreline. It’s the Mystic Supply Company where American-made is king. Tomas Gates and Amma Pozzi are giving home-grown small businesses a place to be displayed and sold.  Amma’s portrait and wedding photography business is also housed Read more…

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Create Your Own Showstopping Sand And Snow Castles

A New Milford, Connecticut man got an idea to build a better sand castle and he’s turning that into a business. The lightbulb went off when Kevin Lane was on a vacation with his family in at Laguna Beach, California and “Create A Castle”  was born. Lane has fashioned plastic casings and other items and put Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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Go Camping With Tentrr

Michael D’Agostino, formerly of West Hartford, Connecticut left his job on wall street having had enough of the New York City rat race and started his company called Tentrr which is all about peace and quiet. Think of it as a kind of Airbnb for camping. It connects hospitable landowners with nature-starved urbanites…the service didn’t exist, so Read more…

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All the Restaurants in New York

A never-ending visual exploration of New York City’s culinary offerings People are compelled to do all kinds of things in their lives. John Donohue is an artist and writer who has decided to draw all the eateries in New York City. John Donohue of Brooklyn, New York… a former editor at The New Yorker, recently launched his Read more…

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