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  • First Night Hartford: Starting 2015 With Magic, Flying High

    First Night Hartford: Starting 2015 With Magic, Flying High
    Both David Reed-Brown and Robin Lynch knew what they wanted to do with their lives when they were very young. Lynch was found dangling from her crib as a baby, the beginning of a lifelong love of aerial stunts. Reed-Brown did magic shows starting at age...
  • Documentary On Legendary, Unfinished Barcelona Church At Wadsworth

    Documentary On Legendary, Unfinished Barcelona Church At Wadsworth
    The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is one of the world's most legendary churches. Iconoclastic, and deeply religious, architect Antoni Gaudí designed the church. Construction began in 1882. At the time of Gaudí's death in 1926, it was unifinished, and it is...
  • Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'

    Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'
    Make your reservations now to hear Lucy Ferriss, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, talk about her latest novel, "A Sister To Honor" (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, $16) at a free Authors Live! event on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at West Hartford...
  • Best Bets in Greater Hartford for January

    You've had your fill of holiday movies, turkey dinners and, yes, even chocolate. It's time to feed your soul on something satisfying and different. January offers plenty of choices. Daniels Band "Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...
  • 8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford

     8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A neighborhood kerfuffle on one of the city's wealthiest residential streets has triggered a cease-and-desist order, fervent appeals and debate over what constitutes a family. The controversy centers on 68 Scarborough St., a nine-...
  • Coltsville Finally A National Historic Park

    The sausage-making was a little unorthodox, but after two decades of work, Coltsville will become a National Historic Park. The measure was part of a $577 million defense authorization package passed by the Senate on Friday. President Obama has said...
  • Atheneum Renovations Will Open Little-Seen Sol LeWitt Mural To Public

    Atheneum Renovations Will Open Little-Seen Sol LeWitt Mural To Public
    A hard-hat tour on Thursday of the galleries currently under renovation at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford showed a lot of what one would expect at a hard-hat tour — ladders, primered walls, workmen with power tools — and...
  • Thumbs Up For Turkeys — More Needed

    Thumbs Up For Turkeys — More Needed
    Thumbs up to Foodshare for its annual turkey drive for people who are struggling to put food on the table Thanksgiving Day. But what's this about a shortage? The regional food bank was 1,200 turkeys short on Monday afternoon. Foodshare serves more than...
  • Scarborough Street: Testing The Zone

    Some neighbors of the 11 people, not all related, living at 68 Scarborough St. in Hartford have complained that the living arrangement violates city zoning rules. Is this a question of zoning not keeping up with the times or a chance for the city to...
  • December's First Weekend Has Slew of Seasonal Choices For Connecticut

    December's First Weekend Has Slew of Seasonal Choices For Connecticut
    A new month and that means new weekend opportunities for Hartford and beyond  holiday events and more begin to fill up the calendar.   There is no more cherished holiday tradition in Hartford than the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Festival of Trees and...
  • Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival

    Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival
    Hank Phillippi Ryan knows news, and she knows crime. As a longtime investigative reporter for Channel 7 news, the NBC affiliate in Boston, she has won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and many other honors. Ryan also is an author of award-winning...