Faith Keeps Local Entrepreneur Going

Faith Keeps Local Entrepreneur Going

Faith and determination led John Macon to the path of entrepreneurship.

Macon is owner of the clothing store Evelyn's Place, in Manchester.

Evelyn's Place is a hip boutique, centered around modern hip-hop culture, fashions, and accessories. Custom airbrushed clothing is also offered. The business has been in Manchester for more than seven years.

"It's like bringing a taste of New York to Manchester," Macon said.

Selling clothing started out as hobby for Macon in the 1980s. He would purchase original clothing from New York designers and sell items as a vendor in Connecticut.

"It just took off," Macon said, about the business. "I'd...