| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
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-...
| Dec 29, 2011
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...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 12:50 PM
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?
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:46 AM
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,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:08 PM
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,...
| Sep 15, 2011
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:34 AM
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...
| May 25, 2011
| 8:59 AM
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...