| Feb 23, 2014
With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:00 PM
In 1990, a local Hartford bank reassured city leaders that plans for an office tower at the corner of Main and Asylum streets were real and the 45-story edifice would be built.
Just one thing stood in the way: the 78-year-old Hartford-Aetna Building, the...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Looking for no-cost school vacation activities? Ice skating and skate rentals are free at the Hartford Winterfest rink in Bushnell Park. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Feb. 20, 1012. (On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, hours are 11 a.m. to 5...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time.
Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861.
He became the first...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2011
Guitarist/composer Michael Musillami's trio, his alliance with his longtime friends and collaborators, bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, is a superb, finely tuned unit, empathetic, swinging and dramatically expressive of emotions sweeping...