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  • Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist

    Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did. The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
  • Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season

    Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season
    The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up. "Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
  • Sculpture Made of Gun Parts Unveiled in Bushnell Park

    HARTFORD — Henrietta Beckman looked at the sculpture made of guns before her Wednesday afternoon and contemplated where they had once been and what they had become. "It just does something to me to know that those were guns that were used to...
  • Gun Sculpture Questioned

    Regarding the story "A Goodwill Message: Artist Brings Sculpture Made Of Shredded Weapons To Bushnell Park" [Aug. 31, Arts]: How can art be expected to be critically accepted if the fundamental premise is not valid? The New Jersey gun buyback program,...
  • Colt Is Unspoken Context For Gun Sculpture

    I read, reread, and re-reread "A Goodwill Message: Artist Brings Sculpture Made Of Shredded Weapons To Bushnell Park" [Aug. 31, Arts] to be sure I didn't miss the reference to Samuel Colt. Although the tragedy of Sandy Hook makes Hartford the...
  • Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford

    Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford
    The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional biking in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, hosted by the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program and BikeWalkCT. Saturday's event, called the...
  • Hartford's Newest Hero Doesn't Wear A Cape; He Wears A Labcoat

    Hartford's Newest Hero Doesn't Wear A Cape; He Wears A Labcoat
    Dr. Cash has a prescription for happiness in the capitol city this holiday weekend – a little extra money. The mysterious M.D. says he will be giving away cash in Hartford all weekend. The catch? You have to be the first to find him. The search...
  • Focus On Alzheimer's Disease

    I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease. I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
  • Not Welcome To Park

    Two weeks ago, on a Saturday, I went into Hartford with my wife to enjoy the Caribbean Festival that was taking place in Bushnell Park and on Jewel Street. Unfortunately, the only option for parking was to pay $5 at a nearby lot. To my amazement, the...
  • Gun Sculpture's Goodwill Message To Be Unveiled At Bushnell Park

    Gun Sculpture's Goodwill Message To Be Unveiled At Bushnell Park
    A new sculpture will be unveiled in Bushnell Park in Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The design of the sculpture, made of 2,000 pounds of steel and wood, is two hands shaking. It's a message of goodwill and peaceful cooperation, a harmonious message,...
  • The Bushnell's Vision For A New Neighborhood Stirs On Hartford's Elm Street

    The Bushnell's Vision For A New Neighborhood Stirs On Hartford's Elm Street
    HARTFORD — The Bushnell's vision for creating a neighborhood of apartments, shops and restaurants along Capitol Avenue could be years from becoming reality. But The Bushnell isn't waiting: It has purchased an historic brownstone around the...