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  • READER SUBMITTED: Students Develop Mobile Apps For City Of Hartford And Local Organizations

    Hartford residents looking to obtain a birth certificate, pay a tax bill, or participate in a public hearing may soon find navigating city government a little easier thanks to a kiosk on its way to City Hall. Just around the corner, theater-goers can...
  • Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford

    Connecticut Cycling Festival: Two Days Of Biking From Hartford
    The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional biking in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, hosted by the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program and BikeWalkCT. Saturday's event, called the...
  • Manchester Artists To Display Works On Sunday

    Manchester Artists To Display Works On Sunday
    MANCHESTER — Prints, etchings and paintings by local artists will be displayed at the East Side Neighborhood Resource Center on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Painter Nathan Hansen and veteran printmaker Stephen Sotille are the featured artists at the...
  • Ads A Black Mark For Ferries

    Would you hang an "Eat at Joe's" sign on the Old State House? Or in the Wadsworth Atheneum? Selling commercial ad space on our river ferries shows why the Department of Transportation should not be managing these treasures [July 29, Connecticut,...
  • EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford

    EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford
    Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...
  • A Billion-Plus In Hartford And East Hartford Projects In The Works? It Adds Up

    A Billion-Plus In Hartford And East Hartford Projects In The Works? It Adds Up
    Back in the Six Pillars era of downtown Hartford development, there was, at the peak, $1 billion or more of development projects underway or in the pipeline — much of it direct state spending, including the convention center. Most of us haven't...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bike Week At The Old State House

    How did a Civil War veteran become the father of the American bicycle and turn Hartford into the bicycle capital of the world? How did he predict trends in transportation and go on to build other dream machines? Join Steve Goddard, author of "Colonel...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston
    A frequent stop and embarkation port on New England/Canada and Bermuda voyages as well as starting point of some seasonal Caribbean cruises and an occasional stop on trans-Atlantic voyages, Boston has seen a dramatic increase in cruise business in...
  • The Meaning Behind Churchill's Stirring Words

    August brings the anniversary of one of Sir Winston Churchill's most trenchant and memorable observations. It stays with me because of a long-ago summer in England. In the summer of 1966 I served as a Winant volunteer, working in Bermondsey, London's...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Robert Frick Left Historic Mark On Twain House

    The Mark Twain House in Hartford was many things after the famed author left in 1891; private home, school, warehouse, apartment house, branch library and fledgling museum. By the late 1950s, it was a casual affair, a mix of visitors and a few residents...