| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Lee Whitnum is a perpetual candidate known for her vitriol (likening primary opponent U.S. Rep. Jim Himes to a "Nazi" and calling U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy a "whore") and her frequent (and frequently dismissed) lawsuits. Her personal life is apparently...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:18 AM
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Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival: June 15-16. Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. clearwaterfestival.org. An annual festival to celebrate the environmental movement. Pete Seeger,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The City of Hartford presents a lucky number of free movies (13 of them) this summer in eight area parks, starting with the '80s classic "Back to the Future" (pictured) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Bring chairs and/or a blankie, some...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's been exactly 14 years since Black-Eyed Sally's, Hartford's go-to BBQ joint, first invited some bluesmen to perform in the park. This year's Fest features four bands — the Rich Badowski Blues Band (also performing at the restaurant at 9 p.m.),...
| May 30, 2013
Usually found on Elm Street in Hartford, along Bushnell Park, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
luckytacotruck.com. Find them on Twitter (@Lucky_Taco) and Pinterest (pinterest.com/luckytaco). They cater too. For an order, call (860) 987-2122, or...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Several locations in downtown Hartford will be “Knit Hit” on Sunday, May 19, as the Greater Hartford Arts Council, knitting groups and fiber artists go “guerilla knitting” in a series of site-specific yarn installations all over...
| May 12, 2013
So, on New Year's Eve Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and spouse, his chief of staff Jared Kupiec and guest, two city cops, Chief Operating Officer Saundra Kee Borges, and an eighth person (Jay Gatsby, perhaps?) ran up a $700-plus tab at Max Downtown,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:02 AM
HempCT, a local grassroots advocacy organization, is planning a Global Marijuana March from 12-8 p.m. on May 4 in Bushnell Park in Downtown Hartford, according to their website.
According to their mission statement, the HempCT is committed to "ending...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Where in downtown Hartford should the University of Connecticut locate its Greater Hartford campus? All things being equal, a place that enhances other state investments and city plans.
UConn officials announced in November that they were planning to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Step outside your Hartford home and you can enjoy a number of attractions, such as the Mark Twain house or Bushnell Park. Indoors, you probably have just as many distractions — you just need a place to keep them all. A media cabinet or armoire...