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  • Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

    Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix
    At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are tired of begging to...
  • Crowdfunding For Musical, Brindlebeast

    Crowdfunding For Musical, Brindlebeast
    What do they have in common? Many take advantage of crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, looking to raise money for their creative endeavors. If you're not familiar with the format, crowd-funding websites describe the creative person's...
  • Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street

    Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street
    Erin and Dave Emmons joke that their food truck was "held together with bubble gum and bale wire" in its first year. In the summer of 2011, the married couple bought the former newspaper delivery vehicle and transformed it into Lucky Taco, quickly gaining...
  • The Prolific Erik Kukanskis Champions Waterbury's Collaborative Music Scene

    The Prolific Erik Kukanskis Champions Waterbury's Collaborative Music Scene
    Versatile Waterbury musician Erik Kukanskis plays drums for country-tinged punk band Eurisko, fronts Lazywayout and has a solo acoustic project called Saltwater Man. We invited Kukanskis to the CTNow White Room to do a song. Unfortunatley, the space was...
  • Free beer for life? MacLeod is going all in for its backers

    Free beer for life? MacLeod is going all in for its backers
    Few things in the world of beer taste as sweet as a pint on the house, and cask-focused brewery MacLeod Ale Brewing Co. is offering membership in their 54-degrees Founders Club that means you’ll never pay for a pint of ale at their bar again....
  • New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler

    New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler
    Customizable smartwatch Pebble was the most crowdfunded campaign on Kickstarter.com going into Tuesday, but there is a new king of Kickstarter -- a cooler.  The Coolest Cooler passed Pebble Tuesday night after raising more than $10.3 million, making...
  • New executive director sets goals for chamber of commerce

    The for-profit business world was losing its luster, and Roger Sosa was looking for work that would make him feel good about himself again. He got into the world of chambers of commerce. Sosa is now the executive director of the Buffalo Grove...
  • Boosters hope for a revival at Seal Beach's Bay Theatre

    Boosters hope for a revival at Seal Beach's Bay Theatre
    Nick Carabetta isn't sure about the first movie that played at the Bay Theatre in Seal Beach. The theater opened in 1947, so a few educated guesses are possible: the holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street," maybe, or the Oscar-winner "Gentleman's...
  • Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad

    Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad
    Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.  A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
  • Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

    Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public
    A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time while helping scientists scout a possible location for a permanent base there. Lunar Mission One launched a crowdfunding drive on Wednesday...
  • Looking for the next Cards Against Humanity at the Toy and Game Fair

    Looking for the next Cards Against Humanity at the Toy and Game Fair
    It’s called the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, but there’s more than just kids’ stuff at the annual two-day spectacle—held last weekend at the Navy Pier. Many creators and publishers of adult-friendly board and card games come to...