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Marina Jokic

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Patricia Koo's Photography Teaches Us to Slow Down and Smell the Roses Patricia Koo's Photography Teaches Us to Slow Down and Smell the Roses

By Marina Jokic

Creating timeless moments is Patricia Koo's forte. Based in New York, her eponymous business Patricia Koo Photography offers all kinds of image production including portraits, real estate, special events, and their absolute best, weddings.

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The Candi Project's Expert Wedding Videographers Tell Your Story The Candi Project's Expert Wedding Videographers Tell Your Story

By Marina Jokic

Aenid Yu and her husband started the Candi Project in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 2012, a wedding videography business that has been featured in The Knot, Wedding Wire, and Style Me Pretty.

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No Frills, No Gimmicks, Just Exceptional Hairstyles at H Salon No Frills, No Gimmicks, Just Exceptional Hairstyles at H Salon

By Marina Jokic

H Salon offers the amenities of a full-service, modern hair salon while adhering to the tried-and-true customer service of yore. Offering cut, color, style and the latest trends, the salon is located in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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Building Flexibility and Strength at WalkAboutYoga Building Flexibility and Strength at WalkAboutYoga

By Marina Jokic

WalkAboutYoga in Milford, Connecticut offers a unique outdoor yoga experience. For yoga aficionados everywhere, Silver Sands beach affords picturesque views of the ocean, wildlife, and the occasional wedding.

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Refreshing Italian Ice in the Heart of Bridgeport's North End Refreshing Italian Ice in the Heart of Bridgeport's North End

By Marina Jokic

Micalizzi's original Italian ices and ice creams are similar to what you might find while vacationing in the summer in Italy. Located in the North End of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Micalizzi makes some of the creamiest homemade ice cream in town.

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Building Flexibility and Strength at WalkAboutYoga Building Flexibility and Strength at WalkAboutYoga

By Marina Jokic

WalkAboutYoga in Milford, Connecticut offers a unique outdoor yoga experience. For yoga aficionados everywhere, Silver Sands beach affords picturesque views of the ocean, wildlife, and the occasional wedding.

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Uncovering Your Better Self at Live Right Wellness Uncovering Your Better Self at Live Right Wellness

By Marina Jokic

Through various therapies like massage, yoga, acupuncture, intuitive readings, and meditation, Live Right Wellness can effectively put you on the path to discovering your spiritual and physical goals through a series of holistic exercises.

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Glam Up at Rebelle With A Gloss Glam Up at Rebelle With A Gloss

By Marina Jokic

Looking your best for a special occasion takes time and effort, and it is often best left to the professionals. At Rebelle With A Gloss in Fairfield owner and lead makeup artist Jennifer Reardon has assembled an expert glam squad made up of makeup artists and hairstylists. Their forte is weddings, but they can also do your hair and makeup for pretty much any other event that comes to mind.

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Flawless Makeup and Hair by Black Rock Barber & Beauty Flawless Makeup and Hair by Black Rock Barber & Beauty

By Marina Jokic

Black Rock Barber & Beauty in Fairfield is a unisex hair salon offering haircuts and styling, facial waxing, makeup consultations and applications as well as mobile services for those who wish to stay home. Founder, owner, and beauty veteran Alexandra Medina has been working with hair and makeup for years across the state.

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Enjoy Expert Event Planning with MARX Entertainment DJ Services and Much More Enjoy Expert Event Planning with MARX Entertainment DJ Services and Much More

By Marina Jokic

Since 1979, MARX Entertainment has been serving Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island by providing DJ, photo booth, and lighting services at weddings. Based in Hartford, MARX has become one of the most requested DJ services in the region.

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From Illness to Vibrant Health: The Story of Cyndi Roberts Yoga From Illness to Vibrant Health: The Story of Cyndi Roberts Yoga

By Marina Jokic

Cyndi Roberts is the proud founder of Cyndi Roberts Yoga and co-owner of Zen: Body + Mind Wellness Center, both located in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Master Karate, Kickboxing, Self-Defense and More at Dojo Fairfield Master Karate, Kickboxing, Self-Defense and More at Dojo Fairfield

By Marina Jokic

Dojo Fairfield in Fairfield, Connecticut is a private karate and kickboxing school that combines physical, no-contact training with character development and offers kids' karate, adult kickboxing, COBRA self-defense, cage fitness, and Dojo fitness.

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Little Shop of Howlers Keeps Pets Clean and Owners Happy Little Shop of Howlers Keeps Pets Clean and Owners Happy

By Marina Jokic

Nationally ranked among the top fifteen pet grooming salons, Little Shop Of Howlers in Hamden, Connecticut has been grooming pets and staying on top of cutting edge pet fashion trends. Contrary to the name, the salon also services felines and offers a variety of popular styles.

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Beautiful Cakes, Exquisite Flavors at Sweet Maria's of Waterbury Beautiful Cakes, Exquisite Flavors at Sweet Maria's of Waterbury

By Marina Jokic

"More than just a pretty cake"?that's the motto of Sweet Maria's bakery in Waterbury, Connecticut. Maria Briscino Sanchez is owner of this colorful bakeshop that features an endless variety of cakes, cupcakes, cookies, biscotti, and other confections. Sweet Maria's also offers pastry classes such as Fun with Fondant and Girl's Night Out Cupcake Class.

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Preserving Memories and Art at Hamden's FRAMED Preserving Memories and Art at Hamden's FRAMED

By Marina Jokic

There is an art to framing a photograph or painting and choosing the optimal material and color to enhance the object's features. Showcasing and preserving people's memories, treasured artworks, and beloved objects are at the center of FRAMED's mission.

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Changing Young Lives for the Better at Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. Changing Young Lives for the Better at Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc.

By Marina Jokic

Since 1976, the Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. has been investing in community based service initiatives.

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Helping You Find Your Center at New Haven's Fresh Yoga Helping You Find Your Center at New Haven's Fresh Yoga

By Marina Jokic

The physical and spiritual components of yoga have been woven to create an accessible discipline for beginners and experts alike that has inspired overwhelming enthusiasm and produced effective results among practitioners. The number of yoga studios across the U.S. is tremendous, but our focus today is one particular place called Fresh Yoga in New Haven, Connecticut, which has taught countless students over the years.

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