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An Indoor Farm in Connecticut

Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs. Trifecta Eco Systems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing vertically and on flat surfaceS. Their farm is in a massive former ball-bearing plant which has been fully transformed. Spencer Curry, the Read more…

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Chelsea and Tony Northrup, Photographers Extraordinaire

What’s new in the photography gadget world? Connecticut photographers, a husband and wife duo, know first hand what’s out there. Chelsea and Tony Northrop  of Waterford, Connecticut show you a drone and cameras to get you all lined up for your holiday wish list. You’ll find their YouTube channel HERE which has nearly 900-thousand subscribers who love all Read more…

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A Connecticut Christmas

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. A Connecticut photographer has just the right thing to put on your gift list, a beautiful coffee table book called “A Connecticut Christmas.” Caryn B. Davis of Chester, spent two years running around the state during Christmas time capturing just the right images. The book has some 400 Read more…

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The “Go To” Resource for Women Owned Businesses In Connecticut

Women’s Business Development Council in Connecticut, is a non-profit celebrating 20-years of helping women-owned business owners get on their feet and stay successful. Women starting small businesses in the state far outweighs men doing the same thing. Fran Pastore founded the Women’s Business Development Council, and over the 2-decades has helped nearly 20-thousand women, guiding them Read more…

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Ballroom Dancing At its Best

  Champion ballroom dancers. Fourteen year old Ariel Mayer is from Guilford, Connecticut her dancing partner, 25-year old Daniel Burke, is from New York. Ariel is so engrossed in her dancing that she is being homeschooled in a variety of ways so that she can travel to her competitions. This air is lighting up dancefloors all over Read more…

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Zoni Foods, A Healthy Meal in 10 minutes

  It’s a fresh take on frozen food. Two former graduate students at Yale University decided they needed to find better healthy food in the frozen food section, so they went right to worked and created it.  They developed Zoni Frozen meal kits. Zoni is taken from the first two letters of their first names, Zoe and Nilofer. Clever Read more…

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“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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A Love Story Born From Survival

Two young people whose lives could have been cut short were not, they survived and are now together telling their stories. Colin Cook, who grew up in Madison, Connecticut lost his left leg at the age 25 in 2015 to a 12 foot long shark in the waters of Hawaii where he had been surfing. Read more…

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Cocktails In Connecticut

Here’s a little Connecticut cocktail history for you. At one time, Connecticut was arguably the largest producer of chromium-plated cocktail shakers in the country. Chase Brass and Copper Company of Waterbury was known as a maker of brass and copper fixtures, but the company figured out a new way forward in the 1930’s and that was Read more…

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