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  • Poet Samuel Amadon doesn't do Hartford any favors

    Poet Samuel Amadon doesn't do Hartford any favors
    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...
  • Brake Time: Visit The Cupcake Brake, somewhere around Hartford

    Brake Time: Visit The Cupcake Brake, somewhere around Hartford
    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...
  • Running the Founders

    Running the Founders
    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-...
  • Guitarist Michael Musillami To Preview New CD In Free Concert

    Guitarist Michael Musillami To Preview New CD In Free Concert
    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...
  • Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War
    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...
  • TMI: Thomas Coleman

    TMI: Thomas Coleman
    Age: 33 Occupation: Bartender Found at: Bushnell Park (Hartford) Clothing designers or brands you love wearing? When I buy clothes they have a Sox player’s name and number on the back. The most extravagant thing in your wardrobe? My fancy...
  • Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid to join Burnt Sugar tonight in Bushnell Park

    Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid to join Burnt Sugar tonight in Bushnell Park
    For the final show of the Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park series, Real Art Ways and the Hartford Jazz Society landed Burnt Sugar, a funk/rock/jazz/new music collective. They'll play tonight at 7:30 p.m. A nice little twist: this morning on Facebook,...
  • Walking Distance: Shelter from the Storm

    Walking Distance: Shelter from the Storm
    The wind is warm outside. My neighbors are playing cards at Zula with other neighbors, and dogs are sniffing in brand new spots, according to their owners. Almost everything is closed. I spotted three open restaurants, one jogger resuming his training,...
  • I Will Survive: Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival in Downtown Hartford

    I Will Survive:  Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival in Downtown Hartford
    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...
  • Occupy Hartford Keeps Its Tents, Keeps At It

    Occupy Hartford Keeps Its Tents, Keeps At It
    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...
  • Choose media storage solutions for your Hartford home

    Choose media storage solutions for your Hartford home
    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...
  • Five Awesome Things To Do Right Now

    Five Awesome Things To Do Right Now
    Bored? Stir-crazy? Got cabin fever? Here's some stuff going on in Hartford today... could be great, could be, well, worse than staying home. If you're looking for something to do RIGHT NOW, it's Backyard Games Week at Bushnell Park. You can head on...