January 2013

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January 2013

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Connecticut Success Stories

Connecticut Success Stories

40 Under 40: Class of 2013

40 Under 40: Class of 2013

Our third-annual class of the best and the brightest among Generation Next includes superstars from every walk of life—doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, creative artists and philanthropists—nominated by friends, family, coworkers and Connecticut Magazine’s editors.

Success Stories: The Book Barn

Success Stories: The Book Barn

Bookstores going out of business? Not so fast! The Book Barn in Niantic stands as a stubborn testimony to the printed word.

Success Stories: Dr. Perricone

Success Stories: Dr. Perricone

Perricone MD skin products have been smoothing troubled brows (and other spots) since 1997.

Success Stories: Gelato Giuliana

Success Stories: Gelato Giuliana

By moving at a slow-and-steady pace, Gelato Giuliana is achieving the American Dream one step at a time.

Connecticut Travel: Winter Getaways

Connecticut Travel: Winter Getaways

If you’re looking for somewhere to escape to this winter, we’ve got some excellent places to consider.

Success Stories: The Zanger Company

Success Stories: The Zanger Company

Sometimes the formula for success is as simple as finding something you love and wanting to share it with others. That’s what Gloria Smith did with Polish stoneware.

Success Stories: Quinnipiac University

Success Stories: Quinnipiac University

President John L. Lahey has taken Quinnipiac University to new heights in his 25-year term.

Success Stories: Hartford Restaurant Group

Success Stories: Hartford Restaurant Group

It’s one thing to notice the public’s appetite for casual dining. It’s quite another to satisfy it.

Success Stories: The Farmer's Cow

Success Stories: The Farmer's Cow

You’ve got to get up pretty early in the morning to get one past the farmers of The Farmer’s Cow.

From the Archives: WBOB

A street in downtown Hartford will be named after the late Bob Steele this week. For those wondering why, here's a story from the Connecticut Magazine archives - March 1978.

Success Stories: Bristol Pension Fund

The story of the city that saved.

Success Stories: UCAN

Success Stories: UCAN

What began as a parents’ treatment for a child’s illness is fast becoming “the holy grail” for athletes, with more applications on the way.

Success Stories: Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Success Stories: Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Paul Newman would be proud—and very happy—to see how his idea for a camp in Ashford for kids with serious illnesses has flourished and continued to grow.

Success Stories: LEGO Reborn

Success Stories: LEGO Reborn

Like toying with one of its own playsets, LEGO tore down what wasn't working and moved the pieces of the company around to a design that worked.

 2012 in Review: Superstorm Sandy

2012 in Review: Superstorm Sandy

Connecticut’s proximity to the sea has traditionally been seen as a strong point, but big storms like Sandy cast shoreline living in a harsh new light. Here’s a year-end report from one of the hardest-hit towns.

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Lary Bloom's Notebook

Mystery Maker

How author David Handler turned a shoreline town into a capital of intrigue.

Final Say

Final Say: Tom Dudchik

Final Say: Tom Dudchik

Getting the lowdown on local politics with Tom Dudchik of CT Capitol Report and "This Week in Connecticut Politics."

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