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A Sweeter Side Of Life In Connecticut

Life is never a straight line, there are always zigs and zags. On NYBERG, a political science major turned chocolatier. She cut her teeth in the dessert world at Marjolaine Pastry Shop in New Haven before going off on her own to develop her chocolate company. Meredith Lindsay, who is a one woman operation of Read more…

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The Illustrious Career Of Connecticut Artist, George Corsillo

New Haven’s George Corsillo has had a long and illustrious career as a graphic designer. Growing up in Hartford, Connecticut he fell in love with art after his parents sent him to the Wadsworth Athenaeum on Saturday afternoons. He decided he didn’t want to copy the master artists, but to create his own art. As Read more…

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Pickard Chilton, A world Renowned Connecticut Architectural Firm

What do a luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi, the ExxonMobil Office Complex in Houston, the Wells Fargo headquarters campus in Des Moines and a Skyport to land flying Ubers have in common? The massive structures are all designed by the international architectural firm, Pickard Chilton. The prolific company designs all over the world and includes Read more…

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See An Issue In Your Neighborhood, Get See Click Fix

Thirteen years in, and See-Click-Fix ,born in New Haven, is putting a shine on a lot of communities in America and elsewhere. The brainchild of Ben Berkowitz, his platform has joined citizens to their governments to get things fixed. From potholes, cracked sidewalks, graffiti, tree trimming and more, the local governments of at least 400 cities Read more…

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Connecticut Is On The Move Growing Its Bioscience Industry

The bioscience industry in Connecticut is making a name for itself and creating jobs. With the help of BioCT.org, the ecosystem that is vibrant in the sciences. is getting the support it needs to grow. The non-profit brings together innovation, collaboration, networking, education and talent. The organization is helping to attract new startups and companies Read more…

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1979-2019: Forty Years of Holocaust Video Testimony

  In 1978, former WTNH television host and producer Laurel Vlock did an interview with a holocaust survivor for her show and it so deeply moved her, she decided to get more survivors on video tape to tell their stories to preserve them for history  before it was too late. In the next year, she Read more…

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New Haven Reads Needs You As A Volunteer

Since 2001, New Haven Reads has helped thousands of children boost their reading skills free of charge and has given away nearly 2-million books. It all started when its founder, the late Christine Alexander, opened a book bank and a year later it became a one-on-one tutoring program. Volunteers sign on to give their time Read more…

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An Ironing Board Was Invented In New Haven

New Haven is home to so many inventions…the cotton gin, the can opener, the portable typewriter, the frisbee, the lollipop, the hamburger and on and on. But I bet you didn’t know, an African-American woman living in New Haven before the Civil War got a patent for her invention of an early ironing board. Her name was Read more…

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The New Haven Cocktail Museum At The City’s Oldest Tavern

New Haven’s oldest tavern, known as the Ordinary has opened up  The New Haven Cocktail Museum. It’s the history of mixed drinks through the ages, going back hundreds of years, including, so the story goes, of “rum” saving the Elm City from being burned to the ground by British troops. You can read about early New Read more…

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Pizza In New Haven

Coming December 1st, 2018 to a book store near you, is the first true history of pizza in America, which of course is rooted in New Haven. The book is called, aptly enough, “Pizza in New Haven” and authored by Colin Caplan who was born in raised on pizza in the Elm City. This is a deep Read more…

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