Dec 27, 2013
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Connecticut Today

2013 in Connecticut (Magazine): Best Dining, Arts, Politics, Issues, Fashion & More

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Style & Shopping

This relatively new online “vertical” of content has been one of our most popular additions to www.connecticutmag.com and it’s easy to see why. Connecticut is full of super-talented people doing great and stylish things. Here are some of the folks we featured in 2013.

Lamberston Truex and its luxe handbags and leather accessories post-Tiffany & Co. (left)

Swedish style in a new book by Connecticut experts

New Preston, the tiny village with a waterfall and incomparable shopping

Stackpole Moore Tyron in Hartford, an epicenter of style that never goes out of fashion

Potter Guy Wolff, who once had a Martha Stewart-Oprah moment

MakerBot and its 3D printer style comes to Greenwich

Deb Velasquez of New Hartford wins an international rug design contest

Telling the story of the textiles house to the Kennedys, Scalamandre

Evocateur and its jewelry alchemy; cuffs that glitter and beyond (right)

New Haven fashion designer Neville Wisdom, whose designs flatter all shapes

Why ESPN’s Sage Steele will be wearing a design from this re-emerging Connecticut entrepreneur

Denyse Schmidt, Connecticut’s Picasso of fine art quilts

Education

We talked to Brazilian supermoms who opened a STEM enrichment center called Zaniac in Greenwich (think ‘Bend It Like Beckham’).

We were inspired by an Afghan student at Westover School who is using Skype outreach to connect her classmates with cultures around the world.

A former ‘Murder One’ actress gets our Oscar for the role of a lifetime; a philanthropist helping challenged young woman in Hartford go to college.

Hotchkiss School having its own farm and getting students to focus on sustainability caught our attention.

The new Fortin Center at St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport is noteworthy.

The story on Katie Weiser of Litchfield and her pursuit of a career as a singer had a nice harmony.

Back-to-School Inspiration: Wallingford Student's 'Transformation' Philanthropy

And our brand new story on a team of MBA students from the Yale School of Management winning a business plan competition with an app to deal with no-show patients at doctors’ offices is attracting positive attention.

2013 in Connecticut (Magazine): Best Dining, Arts, Politics, Issues, Fashion & More

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