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Helping Young Adults See Sunshine When They Don’t See Much

It’s a tough topic, suicide. Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 24? An estimated 1,100 college students take their lives every year in the United States. The Jordan Porco Foundation, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, is doing something about this horrific Read more…

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The Book Tour Begins For “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

This is one of those things  in one’s life that you just don’t see coming. This book, “Remembering Katharine Hepburn.” I am a founding trustee of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and that has been just a wonderful ride over the last 10 years or so…seeing the historic town hall Read more…

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WaiterWheels.com Will Be Right There With Your Food

Need a meal fast but you don’t feel like leaving the house, your hotel, college room or your office? Are you having a seminar where food is needed? Ten years ago in 2006, a company called Waiter-Wheels was founded in Hartford and just like its name…your “waiter” on wheels comes to you with your order. Two years back Read more…

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Hartford Filmmaker, Rashad Frett

Rashad Frett of Hartford served the country as an Army Medic. His unit was called to New York City on 9-11. Just hours after two planes hit the twin towers, he was in a helicopter flying over the enormous smoking debris field. He was just 20-years old then and seeing utter devastation in America. He Read more…

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Cheers! To The Hartford Flavor Company

A married couple in Connecticut decided to leave their corporate jobs and go into the line of spirits. Their mission..to jump into the cocktail culture with an organic product. Their ingredients come from local and regional farms. The Hartford Flavor Company was launched in 2015 and their Wild Moon Liqueurs are already in 450 locations in Connecticut Read more…

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A New Musical Debuting On Motherhood~ “Gross Domestic Product”

HartBeat Ensemble presents its new mainstage theater work Gross Domestic Product at the Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. The production runs April 7 – May 1, 2016 with performances scheduled Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. Opening night for Gross Domestic Product is Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm. All performances include a talk-back with 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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The “Downton Abbey” Era in Connecticut

Connecticut Historical Society’s “High Collars to Bee’s Knees” Exhibit runs December 4 – January 30 Inspired by the popular PBS drama Downton Abbey,a new exhibit, “From High Collars to Bee’s Knees: The Downton Abbey Era in Connecticut” will open at the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) on December 4. Of course this is the last season for “Downton Read more…

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The Next Big Thing!

The Connecticut Forum presents The Next Big Thing on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm at The Bushnell Theater in Hartford. The Forum will be a live, unscripted conversation featuring Fareed Zakaria, a global thinker and respected journalist and author and Joi Ito, a technology visionary and Director of the MIT Media Lab. Writer and cultural Read more…

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Go See the First Ever Greater Hartford Maker Faire!

Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire Saturday October 3 from 10 am – 5 pm at Tunxis Community College in Farmington This free, family-friendly celebration of invention and creativity is open to people of all ages who are interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, designing or connecting. Maker Faires serve as hands-on events Read more…

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