The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

Note: The Connecticut Media Group is not responsible for posts and comments written by non-staff members.

Young professional housing forum in Hartford

on
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 details: The Lyceum, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT 06106 8:30 am – 9:00 am: Coffee, pastry, conversation; 9:00 am – 11:30 am: […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Financial planning panel at Butterfield 8

on
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 – Housing Development Fund ·  Douglas Shackles, Financial Planner This event will focus on educating young professionals on the topics listed below: ·   First-time home buyers ·   Buying vs. Leasing […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Down with concert ticket scalpers

on
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 the tickets the second they went on sale. But of course, Ticket Master was slow to load […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Suit by day, swag by night

on
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 becoming a rapper. Here’s one of his newest songs for you to sample: Lovely Ghost (remix) He’s got a couple […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport’s own rapper on the rise

on
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 she plans to release soon. I got to hear some of the tracks, and I got excited when I […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Why doesn’t anyone want to hang out in Bridgeport?

on
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 in town because they played a show at Two Boots, and intended to high-tail it out of there as soon as it […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford stop motion animator: “I wanted to make the films I wanted to see”

on
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 young-professionals-who-create-their-own-opportunities-in-entertainment-arts. Today I present you with another Stamford native whose latest stop motion animation movie has already gone viral on YouTube, has appeared on network TV, and has caught […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Recognizing greater Hartford’s thriving start-ups & small business

on
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 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. The HYPE Entrepreneurship Awards recognizes budding and enterprising ventures run by young business people and honors those who have helped […] [Read More]
Categories: General