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  • 2010: Critics Disappointed With Light Show At Bushnell Park

    After weeks of anticipation for the revamped Festival of Light, some visitors walked away from Bushnell Park on Friday feeling disappointed and duped. The festival, a city tradition that has long been held at Constitution Plaza, expanded this year to...
  • 2011: After Shaky Start, Ice Rink, Donations Light Up Festival

    Public reaction was tepid when the city's long-running Festival of Light holiday display moved from Constitution Plaza downtown to a more central location at Bushnell Park this winter. Organizers cited declining corporate interest and donations, among...
  • Free Winterfest Parking

    Heading to downtown Hartford Friday for the opening of Winterfest in Bushnell Park? Park free from 3 p.m. on in Hartford Parking Authority’s Church Street Garage, MAT garage next to Hartford Stage or Morgan Street Garage. Information: www....
  • Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds

    Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds
    Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
  • 9/20/2012-No Fun Town

    9/20/2012-No Fun Town
    The city of Hartford has had its head up its rule book for a long time. I've never seen or heard of a city more averse to spontaneous fun. Thirty years ago, street corner musicians weren't allowed to play on the street corners. Twenty years ago, the...
  • Travelers' Founder: Hartford's 19th-Century Renaissance Man

    In 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America. At age 22, James G....
  • CT Race For Cure Hurt By Planned Parenthoood Flap

    When the Susan G. Komen Foundationdecided to defund Planned Parenthood earlier this year, the Connecticut affiliate was the only one in the country with the courage to immediately — and publicly — stand up to that stupidity. The Connecticut...
  • Black-eyed and Blues Fest 2012 takes place this Friday in Hartford's Bushnell Park Pavillion

    Black-eyed and Blues Fest 2012 takes place this Friday in Hartford's Bushnell Park Pavillion
    Friday's going to roll around again, and you've got nothing going on, so head downtown for this year's Black-eyed and Blues Fest, sponsored (as always) by Hartford's premier BBQ joint Black-eyed Sally's. Acts range from Petey Hop and the JackRabbits,...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots

    Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots
    Diana's Pool One of the must-see attractions in eastern Connecticut is Diana's Pool in Chaplin, along the beautiful Natchaug River. This fishing, kayaking and hiking spot is also popular as a destination because of its sheer beauty. An almost rite of...
  • Experience The Hartford Jazz Society's free Monday Night Jazz Series, Mondays from July 9 to August 13

    Experience The Hartford Jazz Society's free Monday Night Jazz Series, Mondays from July 9 to August 13
    If you have an itch for jazz that listening to records simply can’t scratch, The Hartford Jazz Society's free Monday Night Jazz Series might be just what you need. From July 9th to August 13th on Mondays in Bushnell Park, the Society will bring...