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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Last Call for SBC Stamford

Last Call for SBC Stamford

The popular brewery and restaurant announces it is closing July 20.
Fairfield Man Offers Bentley to Real Estate Agent Who Sells His Home

Fairfield Man Offers Bentley to Real Estate Agent Who Sells His Home

Sounds like a win-win — someone will get a new home, the selling real estate agent get the commission and a Bentley convertible.
Have You Been to Bartaco in Westport? The NY Times Reviewer Likes It

Have You Been to Bartaco in Westport? The NY Times Reviewer Likes It

And here's a roundup of what others say about Bartaco, part of a small chain that opened in town in June 2013. Bartaco's family-friendly but has plenty of tequila.
Car Wash Data Breach Could Impact Thousands

Car Wash Data Breach Could Impact Thousands

Malware apparently was installed on credit card readers at six Splash Car Wash locations in Connecticut.
Job Opening for 'BMW Genius' & Other Jobs Commutable from Fairfield

Job Opening for 'BMW Genius' & Other Jobs Commutable from Fairfield

Help-wanted listings to give you ideas about what jobs are available not too far from here in lower Fairfield County.
Data Breach Reported at Local Splash Car Washes

Data Breach Reported at Local Splash Car Washes

The data breaches involve six of the 16 Splash Car Wash facilities in CT.
Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

The chain of 1,800 restaurants announced Tuesday that it is dumping all artificial additives in its food.
Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'

Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'

Toni Ann Basiolne Sapienza, owner of Toni's Tuscan Table in Bridgeport, won $10,000 on the new Food Network show.
Bankwell Acquires Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Co.

Bankwell Acquires Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Co.

The Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Co. has been purchased by the Bankwell Financial Group that has a branch in Wilton.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.