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Blue Back Square

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  • Treating Your Bridesmaids Right

    Treating Your Bridesmaids Right
    Yes, the bride is traditionally the star of the show. But that ring on your finger doesn’t give you license to treat your wedding party like your personal minions. Many women in their twenties and thirties have a “bridesmaid horror story&...
  • Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits

    Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits
    WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb. Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Art Professor To Share Insights On Creativity At Book Signing

    Tunxis Community College professor William Kluba will talk about his new book, "Where Does Art Come From?" during a discussion and book signing on Tuesday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the 600 Building Cyber Caf at Tunxis. Books will be available for purchase....
  • New Writing Camp To Use West Hartford As Its Classroom

    New Writing Camp To Use West Hartford As Its Classroom
    WEST HARTFORD — A writing camp starting this summer for students aged 12 to 16 aims to use all that Blue Back Square and West Hartford Center have to offer to inspire young writers. "Writer's Abroad" is a four-week program that will be based in...
  • Parking At Metered Spots In West Hartford Center To Cost More

    Parking At Metered Spots In West Hartford Center To Cost More
    WEST HARTFORD — Parking in a metered spot in West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square will soon cost just as much as parking in a garage, thanks to a unanimous town council vote on Tuesday. Based on a study it completed recently, the department...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wife's Unsung Hero Husband Wins New Country's Valentine's Contest

    Valentine's Day may be the one day to express our devotion to those who mean the most to us, but a couple's love endures all year long. That's why New Country Motor Car Group Dealerships in Hartford offered Connecticut residents the chance to give his...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dizziness Clinic Celebrates 5th Anniversary

    Dr. Marc Eisen, Director of Hearing & Balance Center at Hartford Hospital and one of Connecticut's most prominent neurotologists, recently gave a presentation on the effects of dizziness and vertigo, and how this condition may affect a person's quality of...
  • Middletown Committee Recommends Hiring Local Firm To Study Metro Square Redevelopment

    MIDDLETOWN — The common council's economic development committee has recommended a local firm, Centerplan Companies, to form a redevelopment vision of Metro Square and its two downtown blocks. The committee interviewed four development firms Monday...
  • Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi

    Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi
    Few dining experiences are as convenient and entertaining as kaiten-style sushi. Pieces of raw fish, sushi rolls and small plates travel past your seat by way of conveyor belt, and you grab whatever looks most appealing. When Umi Sushi & Tapas opened in...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups

    Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups
    Ben Watsky was born to sing a cappella. Well, if not born, then certainly bred to it. The Woodbridge native first learned The Whiffenpoof Song (“We’re poor little lambs who have lost our way, baa, baa, baa….”) in eighth grade,...