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XL Center

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  • Hartford's Planning Board Says It Won't Recommend Ballpark

    Hartford's Planning Board Says It Won't Recommend Ballpark
    HARTFORD — The planning and zoning commission voted Tuesday to give an unfavorable recommendation to the city's plan to build a minor league baseball stadium, and sharply criticized the process by which officials have proceeded with the proposal....
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
  • 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...
  • Fleetwood Mac Tour: High-Octane Nostalgia At Work

    Fleetwood Mac Tour: High-Octane Nostalgia At Work
    Nostalgia's a powerful thing. The current Fleetwood Mac tour marks the first time in 16 years the "classic five" lineup — Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks — is performing together. As all the VH1...
  • With Win In Hand, UConn Faces Tough Vermont Test

    With Win In Hand, UConn Faces Tough Vermont Test
    STORRS — Bringing national flag blue uniforms to venues from State College, Pa., to Burlington, Vt., UConn hockey players are getting used to life on the move. "It's good to get out on the road early," sophomore forward Evan Richardson said Friday...
  • A Day Of Indoor Play At XL Center

    A Day Of Indoor Play At XL Center
    The Let's Play Expo on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the XL Center in Hartford is a fun family event full of entertainment, exhibitors, games, giveaways and more. The expo includes a Play Zone including a bouncy house and trampoline; a Family...
  • Renovations Nearly Complete, XL Center Looks To Long-Term Future

    Renovations Nearly Complete, XL Center Looks To Long-Term Future
    HARTFORD — A $35 million renovation of the city's aging XL Center arena is nearly complete: Black granite shines in the new fan club; lighted signs brighten a refreshed concourse; and lower-level loge boxes offer premium seating closer to the...
  • 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,...
  • Gernander Impressed With Wolf Pack's Revamped Digs At XL

    Gernander Impressed With Wolf Pack's Revamped Digs At XL
    HARTFORD — After 17 years of entering through the same door, Ken Gernander couldn't stop himself. Accessing the Hartford Wolf Pack locker room from behind the team's bench at the XL Center, Gernander walked through the customary doors a few...
  • Jeff Jacobs: After Nauseating Bickering, Give Stadium A Chance

    Jeff Jacobs: After Nauseating Bickering, Give Stadium A Chance
    Isn't democracy grand? Or messy? Or both? Anyway, after months of citizens spitting vitriol like chewing tobacco at each other, making numbers sing, making numbers dance, doing everything just short of proclaiming that a baseball stadium will either...
  • Keep Ball Rolling On Hartford Stadium

    Keep Ball Rolling On Hartford Stadium
    Play ball. This week the Hartford city council voted 6-0, with three abstentions, to approve a $350 million mixed-use neighborhood just north of I-84 in downtown Hartford. The project, called Downtown North, is what might be termed BOD — baseball-...