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Blue Back Square

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  • 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...
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Dickens Deconstructed At Bookstore Event

    Dickens Deconstructed At Bookstore Event
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8,  from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu

    Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu
    It was never clear what Joe Visconti was doing in the governor's race in the first place, and his decision to drop out two days before the election adds to the head-scratching. Mr. Visconti, 57, of West Hartford was mostly known in his hometown for...
  • Connecticut's Thriving Airbnb Community Is Catching Officials Unaware

    Connecticut's Thriving Airbnb Community Is Catching Officials Unaware
    The website Airbnb.com has been a growing presence in Connecticut's rental market for several years, but zoning and building officials have just begun considering the implications on local laws. "This is something that's new to us, probably new to...