Category Archives: Small Business

Step Inside “Chloe” The Vintage VW Photo Bus And Smile!

Oh the twists and turns of life…one day you’re working in campus ministry at various schools in the northeast…the next you’re driving a vintage VW bus named Chloe that doubles as a photo booth for weddings and parties and other events. His business is called Photo Booth Planet. That’s what happened to Geoff Gordon of Mystic Read more…

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Connecticut’s iDevices Are Evolving Your Home

Avon, Connecticut is home to an innovative company called I-Devices. Just 7 years old, founded in 2009, it already employs 70 people. It’s founder, Chris Allen had an idea about a thermostat for grilling and built an app for his smartphone and the rest is history, his “I-Grill” product was sold to Weber Grill. Currently the company is Read more…

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The New James Farmacy in Old Saybrook

The beloved James Pharmacy & Soda Fountain will reopen as the James Farmacy [JF], an organic café and juice bar in May 2016. Through its menu and programming, James Farmacy will promote Wellness, Healing and Self-Care by offering healthy, clean, whole-food options, nutrient-dense foods and drinks, health conscious versions of ice creams and sodas, and various educational programs.  The James Farmacy Read more…

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Litchfield Distillery Is Cranking Out The Spirits

The Litchfield Distillery, is tucked up in the hills of Litchfield, Connecticut. Jack and Peter Baker and their ther brother, Dave started work on the place about two years ago. Their family business, back some three generations was, and still is, Crystal Rock Water. A fair amount of water goes into Bourbon so the two businesses work Read more…

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New Haven Detective Bridget Brosnahan Is Building “Girl Power”

Bridget Brosnahan is a New Haven police detective who is helping to empower young girls and women.  In her line of work, she sees a lot of females who are not empowered and she has decided to do something about it. She has launched her  Girl Power Apparel Company. It’s a line of clothing that will hopefully get Read more…

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Glendowlyn Thames Of “CT Innovations” Is Helping Businesses Grow

Are you working on a new business in the state of Connecticut, are you making a new product and trying to get it on the market, do you need capitol to help grow what you’ve already developed? Do you know about Connecticut Innovations? How ’bout CT-Next? There is help out there in the way of money Read more…

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Made In Connecticut Expo ~ May 14th & 15th

It’s back for a second year. The Annual Made In Connecticut Expo will be held at the Farmington Polo Grounds on May 14th and 15th 2016.  The hours are from 11 am to 6pm both days. More than 300 Connecticut made companies, large and small will be showing their wares in the categories of: Food and Read more…

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Waxing Poetic About The Typewriter

Greg Fudacz of Wethersfield is crazy about typewriters, all of them. At the age of 25, Fudacz went to a tag sale and bought his very first vintage ROYAL typewriter for 5 dollars, that was 14 years ago. Now he has about 250 of them and they are worth a lot. Some date back to the Read more…

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Tony Vengrove Advocates Innovation in Connecticut

The state is in a budget mess, hundreds of millions in the red, corporations are leaving, others are threatening to. So what do you do to help rebuild Connecticut? Tony Vengrove of Miles Finch Innovation, who lives in New Milford, says the answer is to innovate and connect with others who are doing the same. Then, connect all Read more…

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Opening Spring 2016~ “Shanks” Waterside Restaurant In Clinton

Shanks is a “New” waterfront restaurant located at Harborside Marina in Clinton, CT.  The restaurant was created from a 1974 Bruno & Stillman 42’ Commercial Lobster Boat completely customized to house a state of the art commercial kitchen, capable of cooking fresh seafood, lobster, burgers and much more. The original boat came from The Sound Read more…

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