| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Those looking for a quick lunch in West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square now have an option other than burritos.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop opened its first Connecticut location in Blue Back Square in early October, bringing with it "good vibes, great...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Rizzuto's in West Hartford's Blue Back Square offers a seasonal prix-fixe menu Monday through Thursday, featuring fresh local ingredients. Three courses are available for $25.95, with special wine pairings with each course for another $10.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Morrissey fans are true fanatics. The former Smiths singer is the kind of artist — with the kind of voice (unusual, prone to falsetto warbling), lyrics (emotional, death-obsessed) and personality (outspoken, sarcastic) — that you either love,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The popular Tastes n'Toasts series continues through August in West Hartford's Blue Back Square.
Designated restaurants offer food and drink specials each Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with donations going to chosen charities.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Rizzuto's gets into the summer spirit with its three-course Lobster Bake menu, available every Tuesday through the season.
The $29 menu includes a choice of New England clam chowder with Old Bay polenta croutons or baby spinach salad; Maine lobster with...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Chicago-based sandwich shop chain Potbelly plans to open at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford this summer, adding a new fast-casual dining option in Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Music is the message for the Sigma Alpha Iota fraternity at the University of Hartford's Hartt School.
Each year, the the local chaper of the international music fraternity runs a series of smaller fundraisers leading up to the big one in March, the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest
April 4-15, hjff.org.
Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:53 AM
This month Mandell Jewish Community Center of West Hartford hosts the 16th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which boasts 22 films, from 10 countries, in 10 days: Saturday, March 17 to Tuesday, March 27.Thirteen of the films are Connecticut premieres,...