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Building A Better Connecticut ~ Yale-New Haven Hospital Toy Closet Program

Network Connecticut is all about helping foster business, innovators, entrepreneurs, non-profits and everyday folks in our great southern New England state. SUBWAY jumped right on board with our mantra and wanted us to feature the Toy Closet Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Every year SUBWAY gathers dozens and dozens of toys to help sick children. Read more…

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The Iconic Bushnell Theater In Hartford

The Bushnell has a storied 80 year history. Created by Dotha Bushnell Hillyer as a tribute to her father, Horace Bushnell, the civic-minded Hartford leader who envisioned and created the public park that later bore his name, this world-class performing arts center continues to be a wellspring of entertainment, education and societal involvement that benefits Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction Goes To “Little Poland”

“Little Poland” Ambassadors include Nutmeg Junction’s creator, J Timothy Quirk and Ann Nyberg.

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Nutmeg Juntion Stops At The Beardsley Zoo

Have you been to Connecticut’s zoo? If you haven’t it’s time you traveled to Bridgeport and visit the prestigious Beardsley Zoo.With over 300 animals to discover, there’s always something wondrous to experience including the fantastic rainforest exhibit. Children love the prairie dog exhibit where guests can pop up to a glass viewing area to get Read more…

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Circlemint: Children’s “Pop Up” Consignment Events

The’re sisters from Madison, Connecticut, four years apart and they each have two children. Grace Abdelnour Brueckner and Josefa Abdelnour came out of the corporate world and decided that part time work was the way to go for them now that they are Mothers and that’s when Circlemint was born. Twice a year they hold Read more…

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Time Travel with a Fairfield Fashionista

Bianca Turetsky is a Fairfield, Connecticut native who now lives in Brooklyn, New York and has taken her love for vintage fashion and history and put them into books for young girls aged 8 to 13. The series of books is called “The Time Traveling Fashionista.” There has been so much early success that she has just Read more…

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Madison Wool

Oh, for the love of knitting! It’s a zen to be around fiber arts. For yarn enthusiasts, Madison Wool in Madison, Connecticut is one of those cozy  places you’ll want to spend some time in…somethng about all that yarn. My sister Carol, who is a cancer survivor, nailed it on the head when she told me Read more…

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Average Joe Photo Show

It’s a photo show with a purpose that you can get involved with by uploading a picture shot with a mobile device. The Average Joe Photo Show, the brain child of two Connecticut women will benefit Water.org, a world-wide organization that draws attention to the need for water around the world… The photo you submit Read more…

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Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut

The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory  is the internationally renowned classical Ballet training institution in Connecticut that hosts auditions to its programs in 30 states and is known throughout New England for its Nutcracker performances at The Bushnell in Hartford. Located in a gorgeous building at 58 Main Street, Torrington, “The Nutmeg” hosts professional year long programs Read more…

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Traveling? Take Connecticut’s “Squeeze Pod”

Once again we have Connecticut ingenuity at work in Connecticut. This is a brand new social responsibility business called “Squeeze Pod. The “Pod Father” and CEO behind this is a man from Madison by the name of Kevin Garrity. I have to tell you I know him, have for years, and have watched him labor over this Read more…

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