Client success stories

We're fortunate to work with inspiring entrepreneurs every day and we're delighted to share some of their stories with you.  We invite you to work with us and build your success too.  Visit our contact page; we look forward to working with you!

Roan Skye

Roan Skye: Annalise Stack, of Rye, NY’s 100% Healthy Home

Roan Skye: Annalise Stack, Rye, NY A consultant providing easy ways to create a stylishly comfortable and 100% healthy home  Creating a home that supports easy, unencumbered and healthy living goes a long way towards making daily life run on well-oiled wheels. Imagine a home that is organized yet relaxed, functional yet comfortable, unfussy but…

100 Mile

Hundred Mile: Josh Ingmire and Kristina Albaugh’s Modern Design Showroom Makes Homes Cool Yet Cozy

  Hundred Mile: Josh Ingmire and Kristina Albaugh, Rhinebeck, NY  Making a Cool Yet Cozy Home Easy To live in casual comfort is surely every home owner’s Holy Grail. To that end, Josh Ingmire, and Kristina Albaugh, both 38, reversed the trend to move from suburb to city, choosing instead to locate themselves and their…

Photo Booth

The Booth: Laura and Ian Londin’s Photo Finish

THE BOOTH: Ian and Laura Londin’s Candid Cameras, Ardsley and Port Chester, NY What if, instead of forced smiles and familiar line ups, event photos—bar- and bat-mitzvahs, weddings, corporate events, sweet 16s—embodied the kind of playful candor that defines life’s big moments? The Booth, a pop-up studio hosting quick-hit, freestyle photo sessions mixes the style…

Eduardo Alvarez

Eduardo and Darwin Alvarez’s Landscaper Corp. Puts Down Roots

The Landscaper Corp: Eduardo and Darwin Alvarez put down roots, Mt Kisco and Chappaqua, NY. If your horticultural efforts are wilting on the vine, let brothers Eduardo and Darwin Alvarez of The Landscaper Corp. lend a hoe. The Guatemalan immigrants do the weekly mow, spring clean ups, tree removal, and mulching, but they can also…

Hudson Valley Hockey

Hudson Valley Hockey Shop Gets Its Skates On

HUDSON VALLEY HOCKEY COMPANY: Dakota Catucci and Frank Vazquez, Yorktown Heights, NY No worries about skating on thin ice for these two young entrepreneurs. Dakota Catucci, 22, of Mahopac, and Frank Vazquez, 26, of Mohegan Lake, believe in miracles (their own, the 1980 Winter Olympic hockey team’s and the 2014 New York Rangers). With its…

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Clancy’s Cafe and Creamery: Leigh Clancy’s cool Hyde Park, NY cafe

Clancy’s Cafe and Creamery, Hyde Park, NY Clancy’s Café and Creamery churns out tiny batches of cold comfort as well as giant Reubens, Bruschetta sandwiches and crazy addictive fried pickles. The space is simple: café tables, black and white photo murals and a flavor request chalkboard. Clancy’s specializes in real-deal retro goodness. Grab a seat…

Meridian Prime

Meridian Prime: Sip The Best Out of Africa

Meridian Prime:  An import himself—from Stellenbosch to Pelham–Ross Toombs brings his South African wines stateside so you can finally sip the best out of Africa. Ross Toombs is about to become your role model. A wine pro, he made deciding what to pour easier by starting his own importing business in his 30s. You can’…

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The Art of Recycling: Recologie, New Rochelle, NY

While the dictionary defines “garbage” as “any matter that is no longer wanted or needed, contemptibly worthless, inferior or vile,” artists have been disposing of this definition for over 20 years. As have Maria Cisneros and Judith Weber, who opened Recologie, a vegan/vegetarian dining and eco-retailing space. They consciously source beautifully crafted clothing, accessories and…

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Building on Success

Making home renovations easier: Jon Miles, CNJ Construction Services, Mamaroneck NY In the rush to close on your “American Dream” you figured “charming” design elements (no vanity, avocado kitchen, plastic moldings) were worth overlooking. Time for an extreme makeover, your home edition, with CNJ Construction, a one-stop resource for taking a fix’er upper to sublime…

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Alex Smith and Nell Marantz: Peekskill’s new neighbors

The story of America is one of great migration, as waves of immigrants arrived from around the world and then as American migrated from East to West. The Hudson Valley is underdoing another wave of immigration as young people exodus the region in record numbers due to high housing costs. Witness the catch-up question among…

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Yonkers Brewing Company: John Rubbo and Nick Califano: Thinking Outside the Six-Pack

Is your refrain borrowed from this online site: “Ninety-nine bottles of blah beer in your fridge, all of which hold zip appeal. You take one out, put it back with a pout, ninety-nine bottles of blah beer in your fridge?” The well-versed upstarts at the Yonkers Brewing Company have made it possible to change your…

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Talk of the Town: Speaking Up

  Talk of the Town Speech and Language Therapy: Shaina Rotstein and Carla Commisso-Kelvin,  Mount Kisco, NY Devoted speech therapists and language therapists, Shaina Rotstein and Carla Commisso-Kelvin between them have 23 years of working with kids from 0 to 21, four degrees and licenses in both New York and Connecticut, ensuring their young clients are…