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  • The Joe Baccala Story, Rocco Mesiti's Mob Mockumentary, Premieres in West Hartford on July 19

    The Joe Baccala Story, Rocco Mesiti's Mob Mockumentary, Premieres in West Hartford on July 19
    The Joe Baccala Story, July 19, Criterion Cinemas at Blue Back Square, 42 S. Main St., West Hartford, (860) 523-4600, bowtiecinemas.com Rocco Mesiti knows whereof he speaks. An Italian-American who grew up in a bilingual household, Mesiti has taught...
  • Mobster Movie Premiers in West Hartford, July 19

    Mobster Movie Premiers in West Hartford, July 19
    The Italian mobster movie genre has been a favorite of movie goers, critics, and Hollywood directors for decades and cultivated for many, some of the best films and most memorable lines in cinematic history.  Adding to this coveted American movie genre is...
  • West Hartford Grand List Grows By 0.23 Percent

    The 2012 grand list of taxable property shows an increase of 0.23 percent, or $13.56 million, over the 2011 list for a total of $5.89 billion. The assessed value of personal property in town increased the most - $4.53 million, or 2.8 percent, for a...
  • Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!

    Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!
    You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house. Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....
  • Whale Weekly

    After a rough weekend, the Connecticut Whale return to the ice Wednesday night against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Whale was winless in three games over the weekend, losing to Providence, Syracuse and Springfield. Connecticut is 9-9-2-0, good for...
  • Kevin Hunt: Uh-Oh: A Blue Back Square Jeweler And A Destroyed Irish Seashell

    Putting a value on sentiment is always tricky business. What's a tiny seashell from the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland worth? Debra Raboin of West Hartford wasn't even considering it after returning from a "special trip" to Ireland in April with her 81-...
  • Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!

    Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!
    Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.) The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860)...
  • Connecticut's Sushi Renaissance: Where to Get Great Sushi Around Hartford & New Haven

    Connecticut's Sushi Renaissance: Where to Get Great Sushi Around Hartford & New Haven
    Connecticut is experiencing a Japanese renaissance. That's easy to see in greater Hartford, where a Hibachi restaurant just moved into Prospect Plaza, Umi in Blue Back Square has brought conveyor belt sushi to the region, and the line at Ichiban was...
  • Kevin Hunt: Where's Money From Pinkberry For Hartt Frat's Fundraiser?

    Kevin Hunt: Where's Money From Pinkberry For Hartt Frat's Fundraiser?
    Music is the message for the Sigma Alpha Iota fraternity at the University of Hartford's Hartt School. Each year, the the local chaper of the international music fraternity runs a series of smaller fundraisers leading up to the big one in March, the...
  • The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas

    The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas
    17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest April 4-15, hjff.org.   Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...