| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Head over to takeabrakebakery.com any day of the week to find out where the big yellow cupcake truck is hanging out (as of writing this, the truck is parked Elm St. at Bushnell Park from 12:30 to 3 p.m., or "until sold out"). You can also click on "view...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
I’m already training for the Hartford marathon-- I have a long way to go before I’m really ready. I have a lot to change before I feel like Nike, the goddess of victory, who I so often run by in Bushnell Park. One of my favorite ways to speed-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1.
The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Nov. 28: World Series Club of Hartford. Red Sox radio announcer Joe Castiglione and former Red Sox manager Joe Morgan will be the guest speakers at the World Series Club of Hartford dinner on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 83 South Road in...