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  • XL Center Sells Pairs Of Arena Seats For $200 Each

    XL Center Sells Pairs Of Arena Seats For $200 Each
    If you liked your concert seats at Hartford's XL Center, now you can have two of them on your back deck, in your living room or anywhere else you want them. The XL Center is selling pairs of seats that are being removed as part of the arena's $35 million...
  • Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan

    Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan
    HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant. Suzanne Hopgood,...
  • State Needs To Help With New Stadium Plan

    State Needs To Help With New Stadium Plan
    Done deal. For those who want no part of a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford — some well-reasoned, others gratuitously agenda-driven — those two words by Pedro Segarra were an invitation to tear the mayor to shreds. Overcooked...
  • Thumbs High Up For Murals At Library

    Thumbs high up to the Hartford Public Library for soon becoming the new home of two wonderful murals that are now in the city's XL Center. The large works — one of them is 16 by 10 feet — by Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden require...
  • Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation

    Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation
    The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
  • American Athletic Conference basketball tournament headed to Hartford

    American Athletic Conference basketball tournament headed to Hartford
    The American Athletic Conference basketball tournament is headed to Hartford, Conn. The American scheduled a teleconference for Monday afternoon to announce the site. Chris Lawrence, the general manager of Hartford's XL Center, and Andy Bessette, a...
  • Thumbs Up, Down On NCAA

    One thumb up to the NCAA for moving closer to letting Division I athletes have enough food to eat by allowing them unlimited meals instead of just three meals a day. And one thumb down for taking so long to do this. The collegiate sports organization's...
  • Dental Mission Does A Mouthful

    One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease,...
  • Poor Design Will Hinder Hartford's Transit

    As recent research at the University of Connecticut indicates, too much surface parking is bad for downtowns. Citing Hartford as an example, the study finds that large swaths of blacktop drive down the value of surrounding property, which makes...
  • Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford

    Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford
    The Whalers need to return to Hartford. Here's looking at you, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman. The Whalers belong in Connecticut. We still have a strong fan base, and indeed, low ticket sales can't be blamed as the reason the Whalers...
  • What's Next For The XL Center?

    What's Next For The XL Center?
    I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway. If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...