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  • Best Food Truck

    Best Food Truck
    1) Lucky Taco Elm St. in Bushnell Park Hartford (860) 987-2122 luckytacotruck.com 2) NoRa Cupcake Company   3) Big Green Truck Pizza  
  • Best Park

    Best Park
    1) Elizabeth Park corner of Prospect and Asylum Ave. Hartford/West Hartford (860) 231-9443 elizabethpark.org   Voters Said: Rose gardens are beautiful!   2) Bushnell Park   3) Wickham Park  
  • Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park

    Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park
    Say it isn't so! No more holiday Festival of Lights on Constitution Plaza? This from the mayor's office. Somehow I just don't think it will be the same... "A beloved 47-year-old holiday tradition in the City of Hartford is getting reinvigorated thanks to...
  • Festival of Light: Part Deux

    It's less than an hour before the additonal lights, skating rink and action at Bushnell Park's Festival of Light begins, but unfortunately I won't be there to enjoy. But would love to hear from those who are! So let me know how it all looks and feels...
  • The Lasting Legacy of Charles Hopkins Clark

    The Lasting Legacy of Charles Hopkins Clark
    Toward the end of the 1800s, The Courant's political stance was becoming "complicated" by one of the newspaper's leaders, Charles Hopkins Clark, who could be – by turns — visionary and myopic. Clark, a nationally influential Republican,...
  • Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart

    Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart
    A year after buying The Courant, John L. Boswell made a bold move — he began publishing The Hartford Daily Courant on Sept. 12, 1837. It was especially brave considering the financial panic that had gripped much of the nation that year as 600...
  • Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus

    Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus
    With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...
  • Courant Carrier Frank J. Valvo

    Courant Carrier Frank J. Valvo
    In his words: Frank J. Valvo, Marlborough I delivered the Courant in Wethersfield from the age of 12 until I turned 16 in 1957. There was a 12-month period of time in there that I also delivered The Hartford Times. In retrospect, I realize what a...
  • With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping

    With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping
    If you arrived in town from outer space last weekend, your first thought was, "Wow, this place is cooking." On Thursday night, Charles M. Blow, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Karl Rove packed The Bushnell at The Connecticut Forum on the nation's broken...
  • Mobile Farmer's Market Bringing Healthy Food To Area Towns

     Mobile Farmer's Market Bringing Healthy Food To Area Towns
    For most of his career, Roger LaChance has worked in the industrial manufacturing industry. Now he's driving a bus. It's green instead of yellow, though. And it's called the Connecticut Mobile Farmer's Market. It took LaChance a year to convert...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...