GoldBurgers on Capitol, 399 Capitol Ave., Hartford, hosts its official grand opening celebration Aug. 24 starting at 11 a.m.
Specials include $1 hot dogs, $5 specialty burgers, $7 burger meals with fries and soda, and $3 cans of Boulevard beer. Keg beer is available from Hanging Hills Brewery, starting at 3 p.m. A hot-dog eating contest featuring Jamie "The Bear" McDonald kicks off at 4:20 p.m.
The burger restaurant, with an original location in Newington, replaced Bob Ramen on June 13. The restaurant is a partnership between GoldBurgers’ Matt Crowley and Tim Marotto and Patrick Miceli and Chris Parrott, the co-owners of the former ramen shop and cocktail bar Little River Restoratives.
Information: 860-904-5370, facebook.com/goldburgersoncapitol.