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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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Books & Company Where Refills Are Free!

Linder Mooser is passionate about her like-new used book store in the Whitneyville section of Hamden, Connecticut called Books & Company. She’s been in business for 17 years and she’s bound and determined to see 18 and 19 and so on and so forth.  She loves the people that have come into her life through Read more…

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Pop Ups Fill Empty Store Fronts

This is brilliant. An empty store front initiative, a way to move “Main Street” Connecticut ahead in really tough economic times. Danyel Aversenti of New Haven by way of New Jersey has formed a company called Our Empty Space. She runs around the city talking to landlords about their empty store front and fills the Read more…

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Go Ahead And “Tie” One On

This is a really fun idea for anyone who wants to draw attention to waiters in a restaurant or for individuals for that matter, who don’t want to wear just an ordinary tie clip. David Ossorio of Avon, Connecticut had the idea in his head for years as he was working for Max Restaurant Group Read more…

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