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Hot Tomato's At Union Station Closes

Hot Tomato's at Union Station, an Italian restaurant brand that has been a Hartford mainstay for more than three decades, closed this week amid reported clashes with its landlord, Greater Hartford Transit District.

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  • Fire & Ice Party At Bushnell Park

    Fire & Ice Party At Bushnell Park

    The Bushnell Park Foundation hosted its annual Fire & Ice Party Friday,  Jan. 6, inviting guests to use the Winterfest ice skating rink before warming up next to the fire at the Pump House Gallery in Bushnell Park. Attendees also enjoyed wine, beer from Hanging Hills and appetizers from Salute...

  • First Night Hartford 2017

    First Night Hartford 2017

    Revellers rang in the New Year during Hartford's annual First Night, which featured performances, dancing, music, horse rides and fireworks throughout downtown Hartford. 

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  • 'Wire' Star Andre Royo Opens Wadsworth Spring Film Series

    'Wire' Star Andre Royo Opens Wadsworth Spring Film Series

    Andre Royo says people still stop him on the street to talk about Bubbles, the character he played on HBO's "The Wire" starting in 2002. Royo loves that Bubbles is so beloved, but he's moved on now. He's had a recurring role in the Fox TV hit "Empire" and he's promoting his new independent film,...

    • Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

      Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

      Hartford's annual autumn ritual Night Fall, a live performance celebrating the season, was held last October in Elizabeth Park. Those who missed the sprightly seasonal rite, which stars large-scale puppets by Anne Cubberly, or who want to relive it, can attend a screening of a film of the event...

        • 'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

          'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

          Hartford's own Katharine Hepburn won the third of her four best actress Oscars for "The Lion in Winter," the 1968 historical drama about a clash between British king Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, over who will succeed to the throne. The film, which also won Oscars for James Goldman's...

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          • Mike Birbiglia At Funnybone, Barry Crimmins At Mohegan

            Mike Birbiglia At Funnybone, Barry Crimmins At Mohegan

            In October, Connecticut audiences got to see comic writer and performer Mike Birbiglia's full-length performance "Thank God for Jokes" at College Street Music Hall in New Haven. That show, about the very nature of humor, had a four-month off-Broadway run and toured 100 cities. Now there's a rare...

          • ''Tis Pity She's a Whore' At Yale; 'Jimmy And Lorraine' Revisit Hartbeat

            ''Tis Pity She's a Whore' At Yale; 'Jimmy And Lorraine' Revisit Hartbeat

            The graduate thesis projects for the students in the directing program at the Yale School of Drama are large-scale productions. The acting students at the school spend a year on mastering Elizabethan verse dramas. So a staging of the slightly post-Elizabethan tragedy "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" is...

          • Ornamental Guitarist Bombino At Infinity Hall

            Ornamental Guitarist Bombino At Infinity Hall

            Bombino is the stage name of Goumar Almoctara, a guitarist and singer from Niger. Bombino has lived all over, spending some years in Algeria, Libya and some in Burkina Faso, displaced by political upheaval and ethnic strife in his homeland. The music that Bombino makes is often lumped into the...

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          • Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

            Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

            Vermont ski resorts say they no longer panic at the prospect of mild, snowless winters thanks to other winter sports and activities many have added to broaden their appeal. Many of these destinations have diversified. From ice skating to snow cat adventures to water parks, northern resorts offer...

          • Where To Ski In The Berkshires

            Where To Ski In The Berkshires

            You don't have to travel far for a satisfying skiing or snowboarding experience. The Berkshires, close to Connecticut, is home to several downhill ski areas that boast new amenities and a throwback feel. And after a nearly snowless winter last year, the ski areas are preparing for a great season....

          • New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

            New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

            When it comes to Christmas, no place does it better than New England. With picturesque town greens and old-fashioned Main Streets, sparkling cities and quaint seaside villages, it's hard to find a spot that doesn't look like it's straight out of a Currier & Ives drawing. To experience the grandeur...

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