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Cocktails In Connecticut

Here’s a little Connecticut cocktail history for you. At one time, Connecticut was arguably the largest producer of chromium-plated cocktail shakers in the country. Chase Brass and Copper Company of Waterbury was known as a maker of brass and copper fixtures, but the company figured out a new way forward in the 1930’s and that was Read more…

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The Wiffle Ball~ Invented In Connecticut

Wiffle Ball was invented in Connecticut in 1953? Did you know this is a third generation company is based in Shelton? There have been millions and millions of wiffle balls made since David N. Mullany invented the 8-hole plastic ball. The current President of Wiffle Ball Inc., Mullany’s Grandson whose name is also David Mullany.     Read more…

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Rochelle Ripley Of Glastonbury Is A Hero Among Us

  Rochelle Ripley, A native American women from Glastonbury has been named a CNN Top Ten Hero of 2015. Why….because of her extraordinary work with the Lakota indian tribe on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Ripley is assisting her people with her Hawkwing organization. She has seen to it over the years Read more…

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A Music Festival For A Cause

This year’s Are You Dense MusicFest features a line-up of phenomenal performers including headliner and Waterbury-native Kenny James. A highly sought after singer, songwriter, actor and entertainer, James had an unprecedented 13 wins on the hit show Star Search, before recording the award-winning album Target and performing in venues across the globe. Stamford–native Marion Meadows, the most recognized Read more…

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Wait…What??? A Selfie With Jacques Pepin Marked A Remarkable Conversation

Wait how did this happen? A selfie photo with famed french chef, Jacques Pepin, his wife of 49 years, Gloria and Maureen Connolly, who runs an event company for social change. I don’t do selfies, but I’ll tell you, I’m really glad that Gloria said “let’s take a selfie” because this was a remarkable conversation Read more…

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