EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe not.
Was it in 2010, the year they married, when they bought a fixer upper in Norwalk? Buying a house made getting a small business loan more feasible, since now they had collateral.
The couple were still commuting into the city — she was a reporter at This Old House Magazine, and he was a financial controller for a hedge fund. But Wille, who has an economics degree from Lehigh University, wasn't feeling inspired at...