The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

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Young professional housing forum in Hartford

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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]
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Financial planning panel at Butterfield 8

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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]
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Down with concert ticket scalpers

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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]
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Suit by day, swag by night

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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]
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Bridgeport’s own rapper on the rise

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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]
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