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Phil Hall

Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of eight books (including the upcoming "The Weirdest Movie Ever Made"), the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog and Profit Confidential.

Yankees star Aaron Judge named JBL brand ambassador

JBL designed commemorative Aaron Judge headsets that include the “All Rise” catchphrase associated with Judge’s on-field appearances.

Synchrony partners with Jewelry Television on private label credit card

Neeraj Mehta, CEO of payment solutions at Synchrony, said the partnership allows the Stamford-based company to "expand its footprint in the luxury retail market."

Modern Dermatology to open in Westport on July 30

"We participate in clinical research trials, which means our office is equipped with the latest and newest technologies, devices and products," said Dr. Deanne Mraz Robinson.

Praxair renews hydrogen supply contract with Galveston Bay Refinery

Danbury-headquartered Praxair has been supplying industrial gases to the 571,000-barrel-per-day refining complex since 1985.

Peter Chang to open first Northeast restaurant in Stamford

During the mid-2000s, Chang attracted a cult following among food enthusiasts in the Washington, D.C., area for his Szechuan dishes.

Senators Blumenthal and Murphy offer new bill to increase gun dealer...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the bill would enable the ATF to "take aggressive action against the small number of bad-apple gun dealers."

Wine Spectator picks 10 local eateries for 2018 Best Restaurants for...

Among the winners are Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich, The Capital Grille in Stamford and Hartford, and the Barcelona Wine Bar chain with several locations.

Xerox reportedly mulls sale of leasing unit

A report citing "people familiar with the matter" claimed the unit’s sale would relieve Xerox of approximately $3.6 million in debt.

Manny Torres finds his field of dreams in Technique Tigers Baseball...

"Baseball is a tough sport," said the onetime pro ballplayer. "You will fail a lot more than you will succeed."

Members Credit Union seeks the underserved in Fairfield County

The Cos Cob-based firm, with nearly $30 million in assets, has been particularly successful at attracting Hispanic customers.

UK Gourmet brings a touch of Britain to Bethel

Lisa Whitmore's store offers a selection of grocery staples and gifts from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Westport Country Playhouse to host community events tied to gun violence...

Michael Barker, managing director of the theater, said a new play "is especially relevant for our community with the proximity of Newtown, Connecticut."

Global Lyme Alliance adds five to its Scientific Advisory Board

"They each bring a unique skill set and approach to help solve the escalating problem of Lyme and tick-borne disease," said Timothy J. Sellati, GLA's chief scientific officer.

New study ranks New York and Connecticut low for retirement locations

A new survey released by Bankrate named New York as the worst state for retirement, while Connecticut ranked in 35th place.

Work Well Win launches first collaborative workspace in Greenwich

The start-up company has eight locations in development across the U.S. and has announced a goal of launching 90 spaces over the next five years.