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New England Ballet Theatre (NEBT) is on a mission to provide high-quality performances and inspirational educational programs and cultivate an appreciation for dance throughout the community. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Rachael Gnatowski about how and why she and Co-Founder Emily Orzada…
By Hartford Business Journal Web Editor Zachary Vasile A Hartford-based aerial drone company is partnering with nonprofit technology incubator MakerspaceCT to roll out mobile manufacturing units it says will bring new job opportunities directly to American households. Aquiline Drones, which manufactures remotely piloted miniature aircraft,…
Drumroll Coffee Roasters Co-Owner Vincent Federici had an entrepreneurial drive and a love of freshly roasted coffee, which he leveraged into a unique business that provides small-batch, organic, specialty grade coffee beans from around the world. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price visited the shop…
MakerspaceCT will host a Make48 competition in Hartford this October, sponsored by Stanley Black & Decker. Make48 is bringing its 48-hour competition to makerspaces around the continental United States. Some of the nation’s most innovative cities—including Hartford—will compete in their own 48-hour prototyping events in…
By Nan Price, Content Manager MetroHartford Alliance When Asta and Andrius Plankis moved from Lithuania to the United States with their one-year-old Dominic in 2013, they brought with them some combined business ownership and sales experience and a love for experiential coffee shops. Neither had…