Thanks to punkpink is a bandits tip and Queers Without Borders for sharing this video clip. “How to Tell People They Sound Racist” is the basic formula one can follow for telling someone s/he sounds sexist or heterosexist or whatever. For more about how and why the rainbow flag at City Hall was removed before its time, check out the previous blog links.
This year’s Riverfest won’t be held until July 11th. Kind of anticlimactic, dontcha think? They’ve made it up to us, though, by having Asia headline the event.
Yes, that Asia. Continue reading 'Riverfest: It’s so 2000 and late'»
Through a West End Civic Association email, I learned about an armed home invasion that seems to never have been reported in any of the local news outlets. Continue reading 'What Makes Something News?'»
iQuilt intends to improve pedestrian routes from Bushnell Park to the Connecticut River, along with connecting cultural sites in Hartford. Continue reading 'Our Charmingly Irregular Quilt'»
Last Thursday, as I sat in Real Art Ways watching Fuel, I kept thinking that if this film were an essay, I would have given it a very low score, even though I share the core belief that sustainable energy is good and necessary. Continue reading 'Inadequate Fuel'»
There are a number of ways to become more intimate with Hartford. In September, there is a bicycle and walking tour that takes participants for a ten or twenty-five mile loop around the city. There is a historical walking tour focused on downtown. There are even several progressive dinners in the West End which basically give you a tour of the homes in this area.
I’d like to lead people on trash tours.
Continue reading 'with shovels and rakes and implements of destruction'»
City Steam Brewery will now be showing “classic” movies on Monday nights in the Richardson Room, which is back behind where the pool tables are.
Doors open at 6:30 (though the restaurant is open before that) and films start at 7pm. Admisson is free
There will be a carnival in Pope Park from June 3-7th.
Details are posted on random telephone poles and lamp posts around Hartford.