| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:45 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:25 AM
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....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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...
| 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...