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  • READER SUBMITTED: All Invited To 100th Birthday Party For The Bushnell Park Carousel

    People of all ages are invited to a birthday party that's been 100 years in the making - the historic Bushnell Park Carousel's "100th Birthday Party," featuring family entertainment, birthday cake, and free rides all day. The event will take place on...
  • Sidewalks Over Park Preservation?

    In an op-ed July 1, Hartford resident Sandra Fromson objected to the chopping down of numerous mature trees in Bushnell Park to facilitate sidewalk improvements as part of the city's iQuilt plans ["Hartford Rushes Bushnell Tree Cutting"]. These trees,...
  • Hartford Missed World Cup Opportunity

    I see constantly the promise of large projects coming to Hartford. Maybe Hartford should focus more on smaller, manageable community events. With the World Cup in full swing, when the U.S. team was facing Belgium in the knockout phase, wouldn't it...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet At The Windsor Art Center

    The Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet will perform at the Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., Windsor, on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Norman Gage, saxophonist, is a long-time contributor to the Hartford jazz scene. He led his own 13 piece jazz band in the...
  • Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park

    Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park
    Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an old classic. Our CTNow team has gotten into the habit of taking strolls around Hartford to explore local dining...
  • Taxpayers Beware Ballpark

    Regarding the proposed Rock Cats stadium in Hartford, I question spending $60 million to bring a baseball team to Hartford. For residents, all it means is thousands of cars coming into the city and thousands leaving. What Hartford residents get is...
  • Hartford Rushes Bushnell Park Tree-Cutting

    Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down. The...
  • Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday

     Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday
    HARTFORD — The Bushnell Park Carousel, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in July, opens to the public on Saturday, with renovations scheduled to start in the fall. The carousel, which received a gift of $1 million for renovations from the...
  • Ryan Moore Tops A Crowded Leaderboard In Round 3 Of Travelers Championship

    Ryan Moore Tops A Crowded Leaderboard In Round 3 Of Travelers Championship
    CROMWELL — Ryan Moore admitted that his golf swing had flaws, and he wasn't feeling right in the third round of the Travelers Championship. The rest of the field didn't believe him. Moore carded a 4-under-par 66 Saturday for a 13-under 197 total...
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  • Morgan Reed Wins Bid For Former Ames HQ In Rocky Hill

    ROCKY HILL — The Morgan Reed Group emerged as the successful bidder for the former Ames Corp. headquarters property at a public auction Thursday afternoon. The $1.7 million successful bid came in just above the suggested opening bid of $1.65...
  • I-84 Viaduct Job: A Maze Of Complexity

    I-84 Viaduct Job: A Maze Of Complexity
    Early estimates suggest that replacing the I-84 viaduct through Hartford could cost $3 billion to $5 billion — and covering that bill would be just one piece of a monumentally complex job. Constructing a new highway at ground level would be a...