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  • They Might Be Giants Play a Free Show This Saturday at Hartford's Envisionfest

    They Might Be Giants Play a Free Show This Saturday at Hartford's Envisionfest
    They Might Be Giants founding members John Flansburgh and John Linnell are no strangers to our nation's highways. Now in their 50s, they've been on the road for over 30 years, and though they travel by bus — a semi-cozy means of transportation...
  • Our Picks: 4 Cool Film Events Near Hartford

    Our Picks: 4 Cool Film Events Near Hartford
    1) Film Fridays: Blazing Saddles, Von der Mehden Hall, University of Connecticut, 875 Coventry Rd., Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-2260. Rated R. Doors open 7 p.m. Fri., Jul. 5, sfa.uconn.edu/vdm.html. $5 cash admission. 2) Free Movies After Dark: A League...
  • Crime & Punishment: Company Accidentally Lists Phone Sex Line As Their Customer Service Number

    Crime & Punishment: Company Accidentally Lists Phone Sex Line As Their Customer Service Number
    Lee Whitnum is a perpetual candidate known for her vitriol (likening primary opponent U.S. Rep. Jim Himes to a "Nazi" and calling U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy a "whore") and her frequent (and frequently dismissed) lawsuits. Her personal life is apparently...
  • The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013

    The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013
    Click here to read our enhanced version of this story   Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival: June 15-16. Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. clearwaterfestival.org. An annual festival to celebrate the environmental movement. Pete Seeger,...
  • Hartford Parks Free Movies After Dark Begins June 14

    Hartford Parks Free Movies After Dark Begins June 14
    The City of Hartford presents a lucky number of free movies (13 of them) this summer in eight area parks, starting with the '80s classic "Back to the Future" (pictured) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Bring chairs and/or a blankie, some...
  • Black-eyed & Bluesfest Returns to Bushnell Park in Hartford on June 7

    Black-eyed & Bluesfest Returns to Bushnell Park in Hartford on June 7
    It's been exactly 14 years since Black-Eyed Sally's, Hartford's go-to BBQ joint, first invited some bluesmen to perform in the park. This year's Fest features four bands — the Rich Badowski Blues Band (also performing at the restaurant at 9 p.m.),...
  • Dining Review: The Lucky Taco Food Truck in Hartford

    Dining Review: The Lucky Taco Food Truck in Hartford
    Lucky Taco Usually found on Elm Street in Hartford, along Bushnell Park, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. luckytacotruck.com. Find them on Twitter (@Lucky_Taco) and Pinterest (pinterest.com/luckytaco). They cater too. For an order, call (860) 987-2122, or...
  • Knitting Groups To 'Knit Hit' Hartford On Sunday

    Knitting Groups To 'Knit Hit' Hartford On Sunday
    Several locations in downtown Hartford will be “Knit Hit” on Sunday, May 19, as the Greater Hartford Arts Council, knitting groups and fiber artists go “guerilla knitting” in a series of site-specific yarn installations all over...
  • Dining With Mayor Champagne Wishes And Caviar Dreams

    So, on New Year's Eve Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and spouse, his chief of staff Jared Kupiec and guest, two city cops, Chief Operating Officer Saundra Kee Borges, and an eighth person (Jay Gatsby, perhaps?) ran up a $700-plus tab at Max Downtown,...
  • The McLovins Headline a Global Marijuana March in Hartford's Bushnell Park on May 4

    The McLovins Headline a Global Marijuana March in Hartford's Bushnell Park on May 4
    HempCT, a local grassroots advocacy organization, is planning a Global Marijuana March from 12-8 p.m. on May 4 in Bushnell Park in Downtown Hartford, according to their website. According to their mission statement, the HempCT is committed to "ending...
  • UConn's Hartford Site Should Complement Other Plans

    Where in downtown Hartford should the University of Connecticut locate its Greater Hartford campus? All things being equal, a place that enhances other state investments and city plans. UConn officials announced in November that they were planning to...
  • ING Hartford Marathon: It's pretty darn cold, but otherwise perfect for the Marathon

    ING Hartford Marathon: It's pretty darn cold, but otherwise perfect for the Marathon
     It's marathon day and the ING Hartford Marathon is set to go off at 8 a.m.   It was a record 27 degrees this morning. It feels more like Manchester Road Race morning than Hartford Marathon morning but hey, better chilly than hot in October.  ...