| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2011
Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival, Sept. 17-18, Bushnell Park, Hartford and Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, connecticutpride.org.
Up or On the Rocks, one of Hartford's most popular nightclubs, compliments Saturday's...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Last week, the Occupy Hartford movement came to Turning Point Square, on the corner of Asylum, Farmington and Broad streets. And the protest wasn't without its snags. The city moved to prevent camping in tents on Monday night, but it was decided by the...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...