The free skating at the Winterfest ice rink on the east side of Bushnell Park was filled with beginners and skating enthusiasts on Sunday evening. Winterfest is made possible by the iQuilt Partnership and the City of Hartford and runs through Jan. 7. Story here.
Hartford'S SantaCon took place on Saturday night and spanned across five local bars, including The Russian Lady, Rocking Horse Saloon, Pig's Eye Pub, NV Nightclub, Tavern Downtown and ending back at The Russian Lady for a prize raffle.
The Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs hosted its annual Tons of Toys fundraiser Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Gershon Fox building in downtown Hartford. The toy drive collected thousands of toys for the YMCA of Greater Hartford.
Thousands of runners participated in the Hartford Marathon Foundation's Blue Back Mitten Run Sunday morning, Dec. 3, in Blue Back Square, West Hartford. Runners were asked to bring donations of new mittens, gloves, scarves and hats are being collected for The Town That Cares Fund.
The 2017 Glastonbury Santa Run took place at Glastonbury High School on Sunday, when runners donned their favorite Santa and elf outfits to run the race or simply celebrate the festivities.
The Connecticut American Heart Association held its annual Heart Ball Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Contributions received from the Fire & Ice themed event go toward research, education, and advocacy efforts to promote heart health.
Patrons celebrated City Steam's 20th anniversary Thursday night with craft brewed beers, live music and food.
The night before Thanksgiving is the biggest bar night of the year, and Pig's Eye Pub in Hartford was packed.
The Hartford Public Library held its annual Beyond Words Gala Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, at the Marriott in downtown Hartford. The evening featured guest speaker and author Victor LaValle and the 2017 Caroline M. Hewins award presentation to the late Sharon O'Meara, former Director of Community...
The Mark Twain House & Museum presented its 2nd annual Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Awards Thursday night, Nov. 30, during a small recpetion and ceremony at the museum in Hartford. The award is present to the author whose book, published in the previous calendar year, best embodies an...
There were approximately 13,000 runners at the 81st annual 4.748-mile race, a Thanksgiving running tradition in Connecticut.
Stamford Downtown hosted its annual UBS Parade Spectacular on Sunday, and the parade featured its iconic giant balloons along with floats, clowns, and marching bands.