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A Look Back At The Iconic Department Store, G. Fox & Company

You can things of Christmases gone by without thinking about the iconic Connecticut department store that was G. Fox and Company. It was a beautiful art deco family owned store, one of the largest in the nation. Generations of families worked there…it was the heart of downtown Hartford.    

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Saturday Night Live’s, Streeter Seidell

Streeter Seidell grew up in Madison, Connecticut, went to Hand High School and became a comedy writer. For the last four years you’ve been seeing his work on “Saturday Night Live.” He’s written many of the most hilarious skits, including co-writing “David S. Pumpkins” which stars actor Tom Hanks. That skit was turned into an Read more…

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FBI’s Charles Grady, Passionate About Law Enforcement and Community Outreach

Charles Grady who grew up in New Haven works for the FBI in Connecticut. He served on the Hamden police force for 21 years working his way up thru the ranks working in narcotics, and was a detective. He was an actor for a time while he was in law enforcement, playing small roles on “All My Read more…

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A Home Called New England

  “A Home Called New England,” A new book just coming out chronicles the history of homes all the way back to the 1600’s. The architect behind the book is Duo Dickinson, in practice for 40-years in Madison and has built all kinds of dwelling in the area…much of his work has pro-bono over the years as Read more…

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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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