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Go For A Ride On The Elm City Party Bike

The Elm City Party Bike, a small business on wheels, is getting a lot of support from other businesses in New Haven. It arrived in in March and went public for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, since then its owners have been booking dozens of two hour tours around the city. For 30-dollars you hop on board 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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Trying To Build A New Business? Co-Work in Guilford, Connecticut

Life moves fast and stores and restaurants open and close on a dime. This awesome-looking brick building in Guilford, Connecticut was brought to my attention recently. It has been many things, a restaurant, a bagel shop and on and on. But now this historic building, put up in 1894, is the home of a brand Read more…

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Annual Lamplight Stroll In Milford

Friday, December 4th, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Annual Lamplight Stroll throughout downtown Milford Join us for the 14th Annual Lamplight Stroll, Friday, December 4th, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association with support from Star 99.9. During this popular annual event, Downtown Milford’s finest participating shops, spas, salons and restaurants Read more…

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Milford, Connecticut’s Wine Trail

Downtown Milford’s Annual Wine Trail Benefits Two Non-Profit Organizations 7th year for event, takes place on Saturday, September 12th, 6 – 9 p.m. The Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA) will host its 7th annual Wine Trail on Saturday, September 12th, from 6 –9 p.m. throughout downtown Milford. The DMBA is committed to giving back to Read more…

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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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A Beautiful Sister-Filled Morning In A Little Corner of Norwich, Connecticut

What a beautiful morning in Norwich, Connecticut with my sister Sue. Sue flew into Connecticut for a wedding and we got together and decided to head out for a bit and just happened upon Small Potatoes. It is a darling shop in a greek revival bungalow owned and loved by Erica Corbett. I have known Read more…

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“On Deck” On NYBERG

  Take a small business in Connecticut, in this case a company called Jeweled Bouquets of Preston and add three great experts in innovation and entrepreneurialism and you have a great show. It’s called “On Deck,” a kinder and more gentle “Shark Tank” that seeks to really help passionate business folks in the state get to Read more…

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Tasty Kale Chips, Made In Connecticut

Kale Chips? This was my first go ’round with tasting this food, but I like it, a lot. So far they come in five flavors, but there will be more variations to come. In 2011 two Connecticut guys, one in the insurance business, Larry Brownstein and the other in web design, Tom Brophy started eating Kale Read more…

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Annie Mame T-shirts Are On ABC’s “Shark Tank!”

Oh, this was exciting! The company behind the Connecticut Home t-shirt that I carry in my Annie Mame Boutique at Domestic Possessions in Madison, Connecticut was on ABC’s “Shark Tank” show on Friday, March 20th, 2015. This is a company with a heart that gives part of its proceeds to research for Multiple Sclerosis, what Read more…

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