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  • Historic Image Of Connecticut More Romantic Than Real

    Historic Image Of Connecticut More Romantic Than Real
    The most famous historic image of Connecticut's creation story is geo-fiction. I refer to Frederic Edwin Church's "Hooker and Company Journeying Through the Wilderness from Plymouth to Hartford, in 1636." Though this magnificent painting captures the...
  • CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early

    CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early
    HARTFORD — CVS stores nationwide stopped selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products Wednesday, and that's just fine with Lindsay and David O'Connor. They stopped by the Main Street CVS to pick up a few items, but as non-smokers the ban...
  • Crocodile Club Luncheon, Septemberfest, Wadsworth First Thursday Offer CT A Great First Weekend In September

    Crocodile Club Luncheon, Septemberfest, Wadsworth First Thursday Offer CT A Great First Weekend In September
    Technically, there is still some summer left so while the kids may be back to school and your nose back to the grindstone, lighten up a bit! There is still a lot of summer weekend fun to be had and it starts again today! The Wadsworth Atheneum gets...
  • Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford

    Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford
    The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional biking in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, hosted by the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program and BikeWalkCT. Saturday's event, called the...
  • Miracles Gala, Envisionfest, Billings Forge Dinner, Under 40 Party Help Celebrate the Weekend

    Miracles Gala, Envisionfest, Billings Forge Dinner, Under 40 Party Help Celebrate the Weekend
    Like it or not, it is the last weekend of summer but if all goes as predicted, it will be a nice one weather-wise with choices that make 'getting out' just plain mandatory.  Of course the weekend begins on Thursday with Billings Forge hosting its 6th...
  • EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford

    EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford
    Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Hollywood Costumes At Atheneum For Two Days

    Hollywood Costumes At Atheneum For Two Days
    There's a moment in the classic Bette Davis film "Now Voyager" when her character, Charlotte, has gone from ugly ducklilng to beautiful swan and descends a gangplank after taking a cruise. She is wearing a blue suit. "That's her big moment, her big...
  • 'Movies And Music Under The Stars' At Atheneum

    'Movies And Music Under The Stars' At Atheneum
    On Friday, July 11, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford begins its annual summer series of “Movies and Music Under the Stars,” which feature live music, a la carte dinners and classic films in the museum’s Gengras Court....
  • Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking

    Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking
    Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance! I love this dream. I travel frequently to...
  • Artist's Landscapes Inspired By Martha Stewart House Paints At Wadsworth

    Artist's Landscapes Inspired By Martha Stewart House Paints At Wadsworth
    Martha Stewart's interior house paints have pretty names — Cloudless Sky, Morning Fog, etc. — ironically evoking nature while at the same time hiding that same nature outside the walls of an unnatural construction, a house. Los Angeles-based...