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Amy Bloom’s “White Houses” The Story Of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Secret Love Affair

She’s a New York Times best-selling author. Amy Bloom of Branford has another book hot off the press called “White Houses.” It’s a historical novel concerning the lesbian love affair between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and her friend and companion, journalist, Lorena Hickok. She poured through thousands of letters between the two women to write the book. This was 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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The Adam Greenberg Story: “Get Up, The Art of Perseverance”

Branford, Connecticut’s Adam Greenberg’s dream to play in major league baseball ended with his debut with the Chicago Cubs. The then 24-year old, stepped up to the plate ready to hit and instead HE got hit in the head with a 92-mile an hour pitch. It knocked him to the ground and he suffered a compound skull Read more…

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Connecticut’s Chloe Lang and Michael Lombardi Team For Comic Series

There’s a lot of artistic talent in Connecticut…take for instance Newington’s Michael T Lombardi and Branford’s 14-year old Chloe Lang. Both are actors….Lombardi is also a writer, director and producer of a new online comedy series called “The Misadventures of Brooke and Carly” in which Lang co-stars. Lang is also a dancer and singer and has just released a Read more…

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Branford Businesses With A Heart

23rd Annual Holiday Open House Hosted by Cynthia’s Flower Shop and the Martha Link Walsh Gallery to Benefit Branford Food Council Join us for our 23rd Annual Holiday Open House, December 5th and 6th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bring home a treasure to celebrate the spirit of the season from the Martha Link Walsh Read more…

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The Art Of Paper Cutting

Martha Link Walsh never set out to do this kind of art for life, it just evolved and she’s still at it 40 years later. She creates her designs with pencil and then goes to work with tiny scissors and scalpels. Walsh has two books out with her work, A Paper-Cut Christmas: Legends of the Gift Giver Read more…

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Dancing To Raise The Roof

A television news personality, a local school superintendent, a professional singer, a former state legislator, an author, a theatre director, and business and community leaders are putting on their dancing shoes and making their way to the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Guilford on November 13th to raise money for charity. The event will take Read more…

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Charles Santarpia~ Photo Realist Oil Painter

Do you know this place to the left? It’s The Anchor, and it was a landmark 1940’s restaurant in downtown New Haven, Connecticut. It looks like a photo doesn’t it, but it’s not, it’s an oil painting done by Charles Santarpia of Branford, Connecticut. Charles got laid off when the economy bottomed out in the Read more…

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Need Custom Buttons? Find Them In Branford

Drum roll please….we would like to welcome to the Network Connecticut Business Directory: Just Buttons  out of Branford, Connecticut, all American-made. Here is how they describe themselves: “A small button company based out of Branford CT. We are an eclectic mix of artists musicians and creatives. We believe in paying a fair wage and cultivate Read more…

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Soup For Good in Guilford ~ Nov 16

 SECOND ANNUAL “SOUP FOR GOOD” FUNDRAISER Benefits GAC and the Community Dining Room Sunday, November 16, 2014 Enjoy a warm, soup supper while supporting two great shoreline organizations—Guilford Art Center and the Community Dining Room—at Soup for Good, Sunday, November 16, 4:30-6:30pm at Guilford Art Center. Guests are invited to the Art Center school to Read more…

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