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  • Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality

    Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality
    For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft. But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
  • 'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum

    'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will host a screening this week of a 1997 biopic of Italian master artist Artemisia Gentileschi, and will show one of the museum’s newest acquisitions, Gentileschi’s “Self-...
  • Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum
    Matthew James has a naked backside. At least that's what he can convince a stageful of audience volunteers to think. Hypnotic hilarity ensues. James represents a presumably hipper new breed of comic hypnotist. He tweets jokes. He gets a little saucy. He's...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
  • 'The Better Angels' At Wadsworth

    'The Better Angels' At Wadsworth
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will have two screenings this week about a new film on the boyhood of Abraham Lincoln, a few weeks before its national release. “The Better Angels” is the directing debut of A.J....
  • Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart

    Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart
    A year after buying The Courant, John L. Boswell made a bold move — he began publishing The Hartford Daily Courant on Sept. 12, 1837. It was especially brave considering the financial panic that had gripped much of the nation that year as 600...
  • Loving Life In Hartford

    Regarding the Oct. 17 editorial "Go Forth On Downtown North,” which asks readers to "imagine living within walking distance of the stadium, a Thomas Hooker Brewery, Riverside Park, Hartford Stage, the XL Center and other attractions.” Well,...
  • Annual Hooker Day Parade Set For Saturday

    Annual Hooker Day Parade Set For Saturday
    HARTFORD — Quirky costumes and city pride will be on display Saturday during the annual Hooker Day Parade — a tribute to Hartford's founder, Thomas Hooker. Hooker led a procession of men, women and children to settle in Hartford in 1636....
  • Hartford Marathon Deals

    Hartford Marathon Deals
    If you're a runner or a fan heading to the NU Hartford Marathon,Saturday, be sure to check out the deals, freebies and discounts at area restaurants, clubs and attractions. (Be sure to read the fine print. Some offers are for marathon participants only...
  • Moving Out: Prospect Avenue, Hartford

    Moving Out: Prospect Avenue, Hartford
    Hartford architect Henry Darbee paid $1 in 1957 for a hillside lot so steep that it sat on the market more than 30 years. Darbee, whose credits included work on the Mark Twain Memorial and Wadsworth Atheneum, built himself and his wife a spacious...
  • Artist Reimagines Hartford, World History

    Artist Reimagines Hartford, World History
    Contemporary society is so complicated that sometimes it seems nothing anybody does really makes that much of a difference. There was a simpler time, hundreds of years ago, when a man could gather 100 friends with horses, bows, arrows and spears and go...