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Young professional housing forum in Hartford

What can Connecticut communities do to attract and keep young professionals? That is exactly the question that will be asked at an April 13 forum hosted by the Partnership for Strong Communities. The
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Financial planning panel at Butterfield 8

M.O.D. Success is hosting another event! “Building Your Financial Foundation” PANELISTS: ·  Terence Floyd, VP, Affordable Lending Manager – People’s United Bank ·  Delila Forehand, Senior Loan Officer
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Down with concert ticket scalpers

About a year ago,  I was a fervent Lady Gaga fan.  So I was mega-excited when it was announced she was coming to the XL Center in Hartford. I had Ticketmaster loaded on my browser, ready to purchase
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Suit by day, swag by night

By day, David Carlor puts on a suit and tie and works in the commercial finance department for General Electric. Outside of the 9 to 5, the 28-year-old Stratford resident is pursuing his dreams of
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Bridgeport’s own rapper on the rise

That Sunday in January it snowed in Connecticut, Latasha Williams, 24, was holed up on the second floor studio, ready to rap all night. I stopped by early that afternoon to chat about the mix tapes
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Why doesn’t anyone want to hang out in Bridgeport?

Why don’t more young professionals hang out in Bridgeport? Apparently it has a stigma! That’s according to these 20-somethings in a band I chatted with last night, anyway, at Murphy’s Law. They were
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Stamford stop motion animator: “I wanted to make the films I wanted to see”

STAMFORD – Last week I introduced you to this guy, who is producing his own web series right out of Stamford. Let’s continue the theme of
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Recognizing greater Hartford’s thriving start-ups & small business

HARTFORD – (press release) Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs will hold its annual Entrepreneurship Awards this Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 6 p.m to 9 at the Mark Twain House and Museum, 351
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