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  • Best Food Truck

    Best Food Truck
    1) Lucky Taco Elm St. in Bushnell Park Hartford (860) 987-2122 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   Voters Said: Rose gardens are beautiful!   2) Bushnell Park   3) Wickham Park  
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
  • Musical Mass Kicks Off Sunday Slate At Hartford Festival Of Jazz

    HARTFORD — Bouncy, jazzy tunes filled Christ Church Cathedral during a New Orleans-style Mass Sunday, organized as part of the 23rd Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz. A mix of spirituals, gospels and music by Duke Ellington, performed by the Ross...
  • Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement

    Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement
    Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel kicks off its 100th birthday with a party and a continuing makeover on Saturday, July 26. "We'll be having the usual birthday festivities," said Louise DeMars, executive director of the New England Carousel Museum in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: All Invited To 100th Birthday Party For The Bushnell Park Carousel

    People of all ages are invited to a birthday party that's been 100 years in the making - the historic Bushnell Park Carousel's "100th Birthday Party," featuring family entertainment, birthday cake, and free rides all day. The event will take place on...
  • Sidewalks Over Park Preservation?

    In an op-ed July 1, Hartford resident Sandra Fromson objected to the chopping down of numerous mature trees in Bushnell Park to facilitate sidewalk improvements as part of the city's iQuilt plans ["Hartford Rushes Bushnell Tree Cutting"]. These trees,...
  • Hartford Missed World Cup Opportunity

    I see constantly the promise of large projects coming to Hartford. Maybe Hartford should focus more on smaller, manageable community events. With the World Cup in full swing, when the U.S. team was facing Belgium in the knockout phase, wouldn't it...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet At The Windsor Art Center

    The Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet will perform at the Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., Windsor, on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Norman Gage, saxophonist, is a long-time contributor to the Hartford jazz scene. He led his own 13 piece jazz band in the...