| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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)...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Hartford Magazine's Pink Party, originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed due to rain. The party will now be held tomorrow evening, Friday, October 5th, from 5:30-7:30pm in West Hartford's Blue Back Square. Some info about the event...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:51 AM
A 10-year-old tradition will soon come to an end: The last "Harry Potter" movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," will open next Thursday night, just after midnight.
Night-owl screenings are scheduled at theaters throughout the country,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:40 AM
1) Alma Moyo, free outdoor concert in the CFA Courtyard. Thurs. 7 p.m. CFA Hall @Wesleyan University, Middletown.
2) The Lustre Kings, Thurs. 7 p.m. Blue Back Square, West Hartford.
3) Simply Swing in concert, Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Farmington Gazebo,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The concept's pretty simple: sit your butt down and order a drink, and as food passes right in front of your face, grab what you want and scarf it down. You can always check out Umi Sushi & Tapas' website to see what's on the conveyor belt at any given...
| Jan 19, 2012
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Jan. 21 to 23, in Hartford, Japanalia cleans house at its biannual mega-sale. The event features samples, one-of-a-kind items, overstocks and irregulars at 50 to 80 percent off. Payment is by cash or check only. Hours are...
| Jan 26, 2012
Lily Madison, an upscale consignment shop and furniture gallery, 53 New Britain Avenue, Rocky Hill, is holding a winter sale Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 26 through 28. Highlights include special discounts on most regularly-priced merchandise and a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:53 AM
This month Mandell Jewish Community Center of West Hartford hosts the 16th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which boasts 22 films, from 10 countries, in 10 days: Saturday, March 17 to Tuesday, March 27.Thirteen of the films are Connecticut premieres,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
To help celebrate World Vegetarian Day on Oct. 1, The Counter in West Hartford's Blue Back Square is giving out a free mini veggie burger to anyone who purchases a regular burger (that one can also be veggie). Topped with provolone, red pepper and Dijon...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:50 AM
In continuance of Pinkberry's campaign to take over the world, it is setting up a brand new location in the Blue Back Square of West Hartford. You can make a night of it with the nearby shops: have dinner at Umi Sushi, stop at Green Teahouse for after-...