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Blue Back Square

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  • Weekend's Deals: Chinese New Year Celebration, EMS Clearance

    Weekend's Deals: Chinese New Year Celebration, EMS Clearance
    >>Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at Green Teahouse's free New Year's celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Festivities include tea and treat samplings, calligraphy demonstrations, mini-massages and special discounts on teas, tea sets and...
  • The Green Teahouse, New Haven

    The Green Teahouse, New Haven
    Just a stone's throw from the New Haven Green, just beyond Basta Trattoria, is The Green Teahouse. If, as a young kid, you were fascinated by elaborate Japanese miniature wooden teahouses, The Green Teahouse, with its handsome wood furniture, colorful...
  • World Of Beer Opens In West Hartford

    World Of Beer Opens In West Hartford
    Five hundred and fifty brews await you at West Hartford's new destination for craft beer. World of Beer, a chain of taverns with locations in 20 states, opened its second Connecticut location in Blue Back Square Monday, Jan. 26, with 50 rotating taps...
  • Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily

    Amenta Emma Says Construction Growing Healthily
    HARTFORD — After recessions, architects are like crocuses. When developers, governments or nonprofits hire architects, it's what they call a leading economic indicator — those contracts will result in workers in hard hats with paychecks many...
  • Ghanaian Immigrant Goes From High School Drop-out To Business Owner

    Ghanaian Immigrant Goes From High School Drop-out To Business Owner
    WEST HARTFORD — D'Mario Sowah was building a following at New York Sports Club in Blue Back Square when he thought of a way to drum up more business: split exercisers in group classes into two competing teams. Sowah, like many personal trainers,...
  • Weekend Shopping: West Hartford Sale Days, Yankee Candle Clearance

    Weekend Shopping: West Hartford Sale Days, Yankee Candle Clearance
    >>Fight the cold with hot bargains at West Hartford Sale Days, a semiannual event that draws crowds of savvy shoppers to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square. Official sale days are Friday and Saturday. However, some businesses extend their sales, so...
  • At Law and Government Academy, Hartford Students Gain Philanthropic Touch

    At Law and Government Academy, Hartford Students Gain Philanthropic Touch
    HARTFORD — The enterprising senior class council of Hartford Public High's Law and Government Academy struck again last week, this time by organizing a family-style dinner that brought together students, parents and businesses in the spirit of...
  • Shoppers Waiting Longer Than Ever To Wrap Up Holiday Buying

    Shoppers Waiting Longer Than Ever To Wrap Up Holiday Buying
    WEST HARTFORD — On snow-dusted sidewalks and music-filled malls, holiday shoppers headed to stores Sunday to wrap up the final weekend of the Christmas retail season. What they found were discounts. "I think there's a lot more on sale now," said...
  • Menorah Lightings, Hanakkah Celebrations All Over The State

    Menorah Lightings, Hanakkah Celebrations All Over The State
    Anyone can learn about Hanukkah by going to a Jewish community center or a synagogue. But Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky wants even more people to know about the Festival of Lights. “Our view of the menorah and the events of Hanukkah, although it happened...
  • Santa, Skating, Music and Chanukah Ice Welcome The CT Weekend

    Santa, Skating, Music and Chanukah Ice Welcome The CT Weekend
    Had it yet? You know, the wrapping, buying, spending, rushing, trying to get it all done before THAT day. Time for a  break. Take some time for you this weekend. Jumpstart the Christmas countdown and welcome winter in a good way right away at Real Art...
  • 9-Year-Old Lights West Hartford Christmas Tree For Sister Battling Cancer

    9-Year-Old Lights West Hartford Christmas Tree For Sister Battling Cancer
    WEST HARTFORD — When Allie Sullivan tapped the Christmas tree in Blue Back Square with her pink wand Thursday, the lights — and her face — lit up. "It was awesome. I've never done anything like that before," Allie said. Allie, 9, and...