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  • Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils

    Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils
    Scores of people came to the capital city Friday night to pray and show their support for the grieving families of 20 young children and six adults slain at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. At Asylum Hill Congregational Church, about 50 people...
  • Ring in the New Year With Fireworks, Music and Comedy at First Night Hartford

    Ring in the New Year With Fireworks, Music and Comedy at First Night Hartford
    There's almost an embarrassment of riches facing New Year's Eve revelers in the Hartford area this year: ice skating, carousel rides, street performers (pictured) and horse-drawn carriage rides at Bushnell Park; puppets, poetry and improvisational...
  • Clear Bus Routes Throughout The City First

    Clear Bus Routes Throughout The City First
    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...
  • Rocker at the Gate: Shredder Tony Spada Gigs With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots. Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit. Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
  • Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!

    Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!
    Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.) The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860)...
  • 30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford

    30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford
    Even if you never leave the county, there are plenty of opportunities to simulate world travel, time travel, or just have a pleasant getaway inside or near the city of Hartford. This is by no means a complete list, but many of the attractions here are...
  • They Might Be Giants Play a Free Show This Saturday at Hartford's Envisionfest

    They Might Be Giants Play a Free Show This Saturday at Hartford's Envisionfest
    They Might Be Giants founding members John Flansburgh and John Linnell are no strangers to our nation's highways. Now in their 50s, they've been on the road for over 30 years, and though they travel by bus — a semi-cozy means of transportation...
  • Grand 1912 Plan Helped Shape Hartford

    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....
  • The McLovins Headline a Global Marijuana March in Hartford's Bushnell Park on May 4

    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...
  • UConn's Hartford Site Should Complement Other Plans

    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...
  • Dining Review: The Lucky Taco Food Truck in Hartford

    Dining Review: The Lucky Taco Food Truck in Hartford
    Lucky Taco 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...