Business

Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar

Maria Marszewski might just be one of the most prolific identities in Bridgeport. Although you may not be familiar with her “let me triple check the spelling” last name, she is the owner of Maria’s Packaged Goods in Bridgeport, which is a...

Bridgeport Coffee Company

This was an impromptu stop on a 90-degree day, and I couldn’t have been happier with the outcome. I stopped in with a friend to kill some time and grab a quick lunch; I don’t know if they have air conditioning or not, but it was relatively warm...

Instagram’s Influencers See Business Boom

“Instagram and other Social Media Apps” (CC BY 2.0) by Jason A. Howie Instagram is big business. It is impressively sizeable in its own right. Indeed, when Facebook took over the image sharing network in 2012 its user base was 30...

Let’s Wine: Pfendler Vineyards

Behind every good wine is a good story, and that’s no exception with Pfendler Vineyards. Nestled in the hillsides of Sonoma Mountain, Pfendler Vineyards is a small, family-owned winery dedicated to cultivating the finest estate-grown grapes....

Let’s Stay{cation} in Chicago: Talbott Hotel

With fall fastly approaching, the anticipation to escape becomes all too real, however summer can clear out your bank and leave you scrounging for ways to getaway. Do you ever stop to think that a ‘staycation’ could be just as beneficial as a...