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The Author that inspired PBS’s “Downton Abbey” Is Coming To Connecticut

The Mercy Community is pleased to announce that Carol McD. Wallace, author of To Marry an English Lord, which inspired the acclaimed TV series “Downtown Abbey,” will be speaking on campus on Thursday, January 14. (January 19 is reserved as a snow date.) She will present her look at the true stories behind life at Read more…

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La Petite France, A Bakery In Connecticut, Helps Paris

West Hartford French Bakery Café to Donate to the Victims of the Paris Attacks La Petite France Owner Donating 5% from Every Sale in December December The owner of  La Petite France in West Hartford, Alexandra Litor is trying to turn her heartbreak into something positive and will donate 5% of every sale in the Read more…

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Take A Look At The Front Door Project

Welcome to The Front Door Project by Deb Cohen of West Hartford, Connecticut. She’s crazy about taking photos of homes all over New England and beyond. The front facade of certain homes, the front door, draws us in. Cohen has taken thousands and thousands of shots and these are just 20 of her “babies” as Read more…

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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The Roses Are Beautiful In Elizabeth Park

On the Hartford/West Hartford, Connecticut border is beautiful Elizabeth Park.  Come visit the oldest and third largest public rose garden in the United States. There’s no admission fee and there’s nothing better on a summer day in Connecticut. Stroll the grounds and enjoy the colorful rose garden, the Heritage Rose Garden, the perennial garden and more. Read more…

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Pink and Blue: A Look Into the BRCA Gene In Men

Alan Blassberg, formerly of West Hartford, Connecticut is now a producer-director in Los Angeles, California. He has shot a lot of “reality” programs over the last fourteen years, but his own reality is a story you just can’t make up,  it centers around cancer, a lot of it. Blassberg’s Grandmother, Aunt, and sister, Sammy all Read more…

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The Story Of Magic Kringle

A single mom from West Hartford had a dream and she’s trying to make it a reality. Jessica Mikan says she’s the face of recession, falling on tough times and figuring out a way forward. She scraped together some money and self-published a Christmas book in the U.S.A. called “The Story of Magic Kringle” based Read more…

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One Fabulous Singer Is Teaching In A CT Classroom

Latanya Farrell and The Bookman Styles Band are just pure delight to listen to and to watch them interact with each other. I was introduced to them at a gala in Farmington, Connecticut to benefit Chrysalis. Farrell is pint-sized fabulousness and she is a sweet as she is talented. Given a bigger stage, this gal Read more…

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