Category Archives: NYBERG Interviews

New Haven’s Singer Songwriter Frank Viele

On tonight’s NYBERG, Singer, songwriter, Frank Viele of New Haven, just keeps falling up. There’s a good reason for that, he’s got a lot of talent, and he’s smart. He’s a musician with a business degree. As Viele travels the country with various artists, he collects vinyl albums. He has about 3-thousand of them. They’re all alphabetized Read more…

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A Chat With ABC News Veteran Journalist, Ron Claiborne

He never set out to be on air in television news, he just wanted to be a newspaperman to tell stories. Veteran journalist, Ron Claiborne, who just called it a career about two weeks ago (September 2018) at ABC News after 32 years, was my guest on NYBERG. The 65-year young Claiborne, originally from Los Angeles, is Read more…

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If You Love Cheese, Have It Sent To Your House

October is American cheese month, yes indeed it is, and to celebrate on NYBERG I talked to two “cheesemongers.” A cheesemonger is one who sells cheese. Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo, previously who worked in retail and catering, they decided they had the skills to open up the Fairfield Cheese Company in 2009 and then the Greenwich Read more…

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A Quinnipiac University Senior Has A Successful Food Business Called Yimello Smoothies

His Mom and Dad own diners in the Connecticut, so he’s been around the food business his whole life. 21-year old Kostas Sousoulas is a senior at Quinnipiac University but already has his own business with help from the school, called Yimello Smoothies. He has a food truck which serves these all natural fruit concoctions and Read more…

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“120 Years” Documentary About Wrongly Accused Man

Three Yale University students have produced a documentary called “120 Years.” It is the story of Scott Lewis, of New Haven, Connecticut. He was sentenced to life in prison for felony double murder. Murders he did not commit. Lewis ended up serving 20 years. He went into prison when he was 29 and came out when Read more…

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Connecticut’s Food, Farm Fair And Chef Photographer

There are so many talented photographers in the state, this is a look at one of them whose niche is fairs, farms, food and chefs. Winter Caplanson loves to tell food and farm stories with her photos. It grew out of her association with the hugely popular Coventry Regional Farmer’s Market. She says she’s as comfortable shooting in Read more…

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Beautiful Scientific Illustration And Animation Done in Connecticut

He started out as a shirt illustrator and found that most of the work coming across his desk was scientific, so Michael Astrachan of West Hartford, Connecticut decided to change course and go into scientific illustration and animation. Now, 17 years later he’s among just a handful of companies in the world that do this Read more…

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Puppets Can Be Serious Too

Two premiere Connecticut puppeteers who got their degrees in Puppet Arts from the University of Connecticut , came to call on NYBERG to talk about an educational proponent of their work. Pam Arciero has worked on Sesame Street for the last 35 years and who has the role of Grundgetta, Oscar the Grouch’s girlfriend. Heather Asch has multiple Read more…

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I-Khanic Socks Designed in Connecticut

His motto… “Aim high, don’t be shy.” Inaam Khan, a mechanical engineer from Manchester, decided to develop his I-Khanic sock company after posting colorful shots of his own socks he wore to work in the corporate world. He started the company in 2017, and not even one year later he has sold more than one-thousand pairs Read more…

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The Northrups Know Gadgets

If you’re a camera and gadget person, chances are you know about a Connecticut couple on You Tube. Tony and Chelsea Northrup just passed the one-million subscriber mark since setting up their studio in their home six years ago, now they talk to people from all over the world about the latest items on the market Read more…

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