| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
In cities as in other aspects of life, plans can get hung up on small details. Hartford should not allow that to happen with the iQuilt.
The iQuilt, developed by acclaimed urban designer Doug Suisman, a Hartford native, is a strategy/ design for...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The Bushnell Park Carousel celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and Hartford officials have planned the perfect celebration. They will spend $1 million on improvements such as heat, restrooms and a multi-function room that will allow the popular...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:44 AM
HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:59 AM
The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia.
It is not a battlefield.
It's a small area, 26 ½ acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week.
Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:10 PM
HARTFORD — A police dog helped catch a suspect in a knifepoint robbery this weekend, police said.
Officers are still searching for a second suspect.
Bobby Price, 21, of Brook Street was charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....