| Jul 3, 2014
Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an old classic.
Our CTNow team has gotten into the habit of taking strolls around Hartford to explore local dining...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Regarding the proposed Rock Cats stadium in Hartford, I question spending $60 million to bring a baseball team to Hartford. For residents, all it means is thousands of cars coming into the city and thousands leaving. What Hartford residents get is...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:35 PM
HARTFORD — The Bushnell Park Carousel, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in July, opens to the public on Saturday, with renovations scheduled to start in the fall.
The carousel, which received a gift of $1 million for renovations from the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Thumbs up to the Puerto Rican Day Parade for 50 years of celebrations. The epicenter of Sunday's exuberant event, with its floats and bands and strolling dignitaries, was Hartford's Main Street and Bushnell Park. Touchingly, the parade started off with...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The summertime series of free Friday-night movies outdoors in the parks in Hartford begins on June 20 and runs thourh Aug. 22.
Here’s the lineup and locations:
June 20: "Rio"
June 27, Riverside Park, “Jaws.”
July 4, Colt Park,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For Connecticut jazz lovers 2014 brings us the summer of our content thanks to annual festivals presenting an array of premier performers ranging from the sensational, young vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant to the brilliant, groundbreaking violinist Regina...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:45 AM
BRISTOL — Fighting to regain momentum and rally its supporters, Renaissance Downtowns assured a crowd of about 200 Monday that its ambitious redevelopment plan for the old mall site is still on track.
In the long run, the Long Island-based company...
| Apr 27, 2014
To balance the budget, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is suggesting the city sell its parking facilities to raise some much needed cash.
Why stop at parking facilities? Why not sell other city-owned assets?
I have put together a partial list of some of...