This Week on All Things Connecticut

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Chills and Thrills

Host David Bibbey leaves his London taxi at home and takes a ride on a Pistenbully to Mohawk Mountain. There he is greeted by the president of Mohawk Mountain and daughter of the inventor of artificial snow making. After grooming the slopes, David visits Salisbury’s ski jump and meets a young Olympic hopeful.

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Breaking Bread: A Dong Asian Market

David, aided by Vietnamese restaurant owner Chu Ngo, dives into the tantalizing aisles of A Dong Asian supermarket in West Hartford. He then visits Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant in Middletown to experience the delights of Pho with restaurant owner Chu Ngo and other Vietnamese dishes while learning something of their culture and cuisine.

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Innovation in the Operating Room

Silex Medical/Orchid Orthopedics – Innovation in the Operating Room

They say necessity is the mother of invention and that’s certainly the case with these two companies that make medical products used in surgery. Silex Medical is on the brink of FDA approval for a surgical instrument customized for the growing number of female surgeons. They currently make many different models of common instruments used […]

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Made in Connecticut: Pratt & Whitney

We learn how Pratt & Whitney’s breakthrough PurePower engine has achieved unprecedented 15% increases in fuel efficiency in a world where 3% increases were considered stellar and thus secured orders for 6000 new engines scheduled for production with a backlog of new engines not seen in Connecticut since the late 70’s early 80’s. We speak […]

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Breaking Bread at Costa Del Sol in Hartford

David and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra visit an authentic Spanish restaurant, the award-winning Costa Del Sol. David breaks bread over paella in the company of Costa del Sol’s Galician Spanish family owners.

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Hartford Prints

Hartford Prints! is a letterpress and stationary store that opened it’s downtown doors in 2013. Making everything from custom invitations to adorable onesies, Hartford Prints! is a unique addition to Pratt Street’s Hartford Renaissance. This video was produced during the Summer 2014 CPBN Learning Lab Multimedia Journalist Bootcamp for teachers. James Moffet, Donna Frustere and […]