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  • 2010: Holiday Light Festival Moves From Plaza To Park, Adds Skating Rink

    Mayor Pedro Segarra, giving more details about moving the Festival Of Light holiday display from Constitution Plaza to Bushnell Park after 47 years, said Wednesday that the park offers a more central location for visitors and better access to downtown...
  • 2010: Critics Disappointed With Light Show At Bushnell Park

    After weeks of anticipation for the revamped Festival of Light, some visitors walked away from Bushnell Park on Friday feeling disappointed and duped. The festival, a city tradition that has long been held at Constitution Plaza, expanded this year to...
  • 2011: After Shaky Start, Ice Rink, Donations Light Up Festival

    Public reaction was tepid when the city's long-running Festival of Light holiday display moved from Constitution Plaza downtown to a more central location at Bushnell Park this winter. Organizers cited declining corporate interest and donations, among...
  • Free Winterfest Parking

    Heading to downtown Hartford Friday for the opening of Winterfest in Bushnell Park? Park free from 3 p.m. on in Hartford Parking Authority’s Church Street Garage, MAT garage next to Hartford Stage or Morgan Street Garage. Information: www....
  • Dining Out: Review of Salute in downtown Hartford

    Dining Out:  Review of Salute in downtown Hartford
    Salute 100 Trumbell St., Hartford, (860) 899-1350, salutect.com   We often get tips from readers about new restaurants and unusual establishments that specialize in hard-to-find cuisine. We're always eager to receive informed pointers from the...
  • Free Ice Skating In Bushnell Park

    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...
  • Experience The Hartford Jazz Society's free Monday Night Jazz Series, Mondays from July 9 to August 13

    Experience The Hartford Jazz Society's free Monday Night Jazz Series, Mondays from July 9 to August 13
    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...
  • Poet Samuel Amadon doesn't do Hartford any favors

    Poet Samuel Amadon doesn't do Hartford any favors
    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...
  • Brake Time: Visit The Cupcake Brake, somewhere around Hartford

    Brake Time: Visit The Cupcake Brake, somewhere around Hartford
    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...
  • Running the Founders

    Running the Founders
    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-...
  • Guitarist Michael Musillami To Preview New CD In Free Concert

    Guitarist Michael Musillami To Preview New CD In Free Concert
    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...