| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Author Event: Poet Samuel Amadon reading from The Hartford Book
with Timothy Donnelly, award-winning author of The Cloud Corporation, Wed., July 18, at Real Art Ways, Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Hartford is a peculiar subject. Live or work...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Despite a surge of initiatives from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the state's economy continues to suffer. So let me throw out another economic development idea — how about if we require the teaching of Connecticut history in our schools?
I've heard a...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:48 AM
In a surprising development, Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon are now fighting over something that actually matters.
Thankfully, the two candidates for U.S. Senate are now bickering over Medicare. The conversation is nasty and full of allegations -- but...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend? You're in luck, because there are plenty of great concerts happening around the state over the next few days. Here are eight upcoming shows worth checking out. For a more extensive list, visit our Music...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:52 AM
1) Elizabeth Park
Hartford has acres of history. We got your Mark Twain, your Harriet Beecher Stowe, your Wallace Stevens, your Samuel Colt, your Thomas Hooker. Major-league cultural shapers all. A somewhat lesser-known light is Frederick Law Olmsted,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Unite Women CT is calling for a rally in Hartford Saturday to protest what a lot of women see as a dangerous increase in anti-women legislation and political rhetoric in the United States.
Hey, even Playboy legend Hugh Hefner is steamed about all the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:39 PM
On Monday and Tuesday morning, traffic backed up on highways leading to downtown Hartford, stalled by bottlenecks created by mounds of snow. There is a certain illogic to clearing the highways so that people can drive to the exit ramps, only to have...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
On Saturday at noon, owners, sellers, and other pro-gun advocates will hold a rally at the state capitol to protest the gun control legislation that's being proposed at both the state and federal level.
The Hartford rally is affiliated with a group...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press.
Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.
Many of the...