Biography

Dan Haar is a columnist. He joined The Courant as a photographer after graduating from Wesleyan University. After nearly ending Larry Bird’s career with an errant monopod, he covered Suffield and East Hartford. On the business desk, Dan reported on the economy and jobs, manufacturing, biotech and telecom before a stint at the state Capitol. Since 2001 he has toggled between roles as a columnist and the business editor. He has won awards and rewards for all this, including the opportunity to walk across Connecticut in the summer of 2014, writing and photographing. He lives in West Hartford with a daughter in college.

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Dan Haar

Dan Haar

Dan Haar

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Ballpark Sparks Financing For A New Hartford Hotel

Ballpark Sparks Financing For A New Hartford Hotel

April 24, 2015

HARTFORD — If the purpose of building a stadium for the Yard Goats was to attract commercial activity, the city is close to claiming a victory in the form of a new hotel in Downtown North, a few hundred feet away from the ballpark.