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Old World Greek Style Yogurt Made In Connecticut

In Ansonia, Connecticut a young couple is making the state’s only authentic Greek yogurt, the kind you can stand a spoon up in, thick and creamy. Stani Dairy has only been in operation since 2016, but its yogurt is already in hundreds of stores and restaurants in four states…Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. Read more…

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The Joy Susan Handbag Company Is A Family Affair In Connecticut

It started out in the basement of Debbie Tierney’s home as a jewelry company in 1972. It’s now the Joy Susan Company, based in New Britain, Connecticut and is known for its vegan leather handbags. Tierney named the company after her daughter, Joy and her mother-in-law, Susan which is also Joy’s middle name. Debbie Tierney Read more…

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Connecticut Based Save The Children Celebrates 100 Years

Fairfield-based Save The Children is in 120 countries around the world, its mission is to help children in time of need. It’s founder, Eglantyne Jebb, was in Britain in 1919, she saw what World War I did to children and she started her quest to help at all costs,. She advocated that all children had Read more…

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Connecticut’s Athletic Brewing Company, Craft Beer With No Alcohol

The Athletic Brewing Company, based in Stratford, which started in 2017, prides itself in producing a high quality craft beer which contains no alcohol. The initial group who put the company together are all from Connecticut. They’re using organic hops and grains from Connecticut in a field that is virtually wide open. This product is Read more…

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Stand Up And Speak Out Against Bullying

  Bullying in schools can turn into tragedies when kids think they’re alone with nowhere to turn. A musical, written in Connecticut, which stars high school students and is put on in middle schools, is drawing attention to the topic of bullying. Producer, song-writer, Jill Nesi, and Director Chris Zullo, are leading the charge to Read more…

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Tales About The First Female Students Admitted To Yale In 1969

50 years ago this September, in 1969, Yale University went coed. Even so, the men-women ratio was not equal, t was just 13-percent female. It was a tumultuous time in the country and in New Haven. There were protests against the Vietnam war and Black Panther rallies. Anne Gardiner Perkins came as a student to Read more…

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Lyme Academy Of Fine Arts Is Retooling For The Future Fueled By Its Past

Tucked away in the beautiful landscape in the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut is the prestigious Lyme Academy of Fine Arts. It’s rich in its history. It’s undergoing a reawakening of sorts, retooling for the future, but keeping a strong foothold in its past. Thirty-three classes are offered in traditional and digital arts topics and Read more…

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375 Years Later Rose Farm Adds A Vineyard And Winery

On NYBERG, the 375 year old 50-acre Rose Farm in North Branford. The 12th generation of the family is taking on a whole new venture. On October the 5th, 2019, they will debut the Rose Vineyard and Winery. It’s been three years in the making, designing the event house and planting the grapes. They have Read more…

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A Connecticut And Irish Collaboration Brings “Fuzzy Cask Finish Whiskey” To America

New England Brewing Co. of Woodbridge collaboration’s with Clonakilty Distillery  of Cork, Ireland is about to hit Connecticut on October 1st, 2019. Six year old Bourbon barrels from Kentucky that held New England Brewing Company’s very popular Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA, were shipped back to Ireland in late spring. A blend of 40% Malt and Read more…

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Find Your Inner Gourmet At Fig Cooking School

Food is love right? Heide Lang, the owner of the Fig Cooking School in Milford, Connecticut knows that. Tens years strong near the beach in town, and at least ten thousand people from inside and out of the country have been through her doors to pick up some cooking skills. Lang instructs every single class. Read more…

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