In Avon, a Show of Fine and Historic Quilts That's a Stitch Above Others

10/22/13

In Avon, a Show of Fine and Historic Quilts That's a Stitch Above Others

Nearly 300 quilts will transform the Avon Congregational Church from a place of religious worship into a place of creative admiration this weekend. Antique and new quilts will be displayed on the walls of the sanctuary, which dates back to 1819, over the pews and balcony and in the classrooms.

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Special Milestone at Hartford's Heart of Fine Clothing, Stackpole Moore Tryon

10/17/13

Special Milestone at Hartford's Heart of Fine Clothing, Stackpole Moore Tryon

Around the time Connecticut’s capital city was taking on an early-evening glow Wednesday, John S. Carusone joined Stackpole Moore Tryon owners Jody and Ron Morneault and longtime men’s clothing expert Tracy Murphy for an informal event that marked milestones in the narratives of both the store and one of its favorite clients.

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Get Great Deals at Shops at Yale By Aiding Fight Against Cancer

10/16/13

Get Great Deals at Shops at Yale By Aiding Fight Against Cancer

Starting next Monday, Oct. 21, and running through Oct. 26, the shops at Yale are offering a special promotion in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month that will raise funds for Closer to Free.

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'Unique Retail Emporium' Gift-ology Opens Shop in Blue Back Square

10/15/13

'Unique Retail Emporium' Gift-ology Opens Shop in Blue Back Square

Gift-ology, billed as “a unique retail emporium that brings together a world of charming and unusual gifts, as well as famous brands,” has opened a shop in Blue Back Square in West Hartford.

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A Connecticut Art Advisor; Not a Decorator, She Doesn't Match Paintings With Pillows

10/15/13

A Connecticut Art Advisor; Not a Decorator, She Doesn't Match Paintings With Pillows

"I don’t come in and match a piece of art to a throw pillow. My clients tend to fall in several categories. There are those who understand the concept of collection building. They may already have started one and want to best know what to add that will enhance what they already own. They want to understand the art they are going to live with."

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