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Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Frozen fervor

I’ve been wanting to go to the Pinkberry in Fairfield ever since it opened in October. So last night, when my friend Meghan suggested going there, I agreed. Yes, it was 20 degrees outside. You’d think
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Would you live in Monroe?

The draft version of Monroe’s Plan of Conservation and Development recommends the town create more housing suitable for young professionals. If the town adopts these recommendations, would you
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Happy Hour at Terminal 110 will benefit toys for tots

The Young Emerging Professionals, the New Haven Young-Pros, and Shoreline Young-Pros are three of the many organizations that are hosting the Toys for Tots Holiday Networking Happy Hour at Terminal
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Westport Playhouse caters to young professional crowd

A night at the theater? Sounds…kinda boring. I mean, what do they have at the theater? Opera? Maybe if I was 50, I’d put on a ball gown and go. That’s my gut reaction when I considered spending a
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Spotlight on Quintin Gelderman: fostering the local music scene

The Danbury area has a strong local music scene, thanks to one man: Quintin Gelderman. “He’s trying to push and grow this community,” Danbury musician Scott Elliott said. “He’s trying to get the scene
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Bridgeport area YP group making its mark with community service

There’s a certain amount of pride that comes along with being from “The Valley,” but when you’re young, you can’t wait to get out of there. Dan Onofrio, for example, grew up in Derby, and when he got
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Young professional event in Danbury tonight

This  is really short notice, but there’s a young professional event tonight in Danbury. If anyone goes, send me photos and I’ll put them up. Date: Thursday, November 11, Place: Holiday Inn, 80
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Opportunity for CT young professionals to voice housing concerns

The Partnership for Strong Communities is conducting a survey on what factors Connecticut young professionals consider when choosing where to live. “We chose this topic for research because we have
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Bridgeport apartment rents decrease in the third quarter

The average rent for an apartment in Bridgeport has decreased by $15 to $1,247 (a decrease of 1 percent) during the third quarter, according to a press release from Rentjungle.com, an apartment search
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Young Professional networking event in Danbury on Oct. 14

The Northern Fairfield Professionals is inviting all Connecticut young professionals to “Everything you always wanted to know about a job search but didn’t know who to ask!” Date: Thursday, October
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