Category: neighborhoods

More Arrests in the Black Lives Matter Movement

By , October 6, 2015 7:43 am

Twelve people were arrested in an announced Black Lives Matter rally late Monday afternoon when they blocked Albany Avenue at Bloomfield Avenue, one of the major roads used for commuters leaving Hartford for West Hartford and beyond during rush hour.

There were two non-violent action trainings provided for participants before this latest rally, trainings that were also announced and should have clued in anyone paying any attention that a detour might have been in the stars for Monday afternoon. Continue reading 'More Arrests in the Black Lives Matter Movement'»

Hartford Fashion Week

By , October 5, 2015 8:32 am

The first ever Hartford Fashion Week put Union Station’s woefully underutilized Great Hall into use this weekend, temporarily converting dead space into a showcase for local designers. Continue reading 'Hartford Fashion Week'»

In Your Neighborhood: South West

By , October 3, 2015 6:13 am

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Scenes from the Sidewalk: Hot

By , October 1, 2015 7:06 am


Not in this week’s featured neighborhood, but across town on the last street in the West End. Continue reading 'Scenes from the Sidewalk: Hot'»

Casa Linda: Decisions

By , September 30, 2015 9:26 am

The South West neighborhood is teeming with great houses. Continue reading 'Casa Linda: Decisions'»

October 2015 Events

By , September 29, 2015 7:00 am

October 1

  • Billings Forge Farmers’ Market: This farmers’ market is year-round either on the green (Broad between Capitol and Russ) or at 563 Broad Street, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • David Baker, author of 11 books of poetry, is the featured reading in this afternoon’s edition of the A.K. Smith Reading Series at Trinity College in the Reese Room of Smith House, 4:30 p.m. This is free and open to the public.
  • First Thursday After Hours at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 5-8 p.m. This marks the opening of Mark Dion/MATRIX 173 with an artist talk at 6 p.m. Music to be provided by Orice Jenkins and Friends. $5 general admission. Stick around for a free screening of Far from the Madding Crowd at 8 p.m.
  • Chris Grosso, author of Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality and Everything Mind will be at Toivo (399 Franklin Ave) tonight at 6:30 p.m. The first 25 people will receive a free autographed copy of his new book.
  • Free Bikram Yoga class at the Hilton (315 Trumbull) at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own mat and water. No registration necessary.
  • The next meeting of the West End’s Public Safety Committee is at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. Anyone with questions or concerns may attend. CSO Joe Sherbo will be in attendance.

Continue reading 'October 2015 Events'»

In Your Neighborhood: South End

By , September 19, 2015 10:23 am

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PARK(ing) Day 2015

By , September 18, 2015 2:53 pm

Thirteen spots usually used for on-street parking were reclaimed as tiny parks in Downtown on Friday as part of PARK(ing) Day. Continue reading 'PARK(ing) Day 2015'»

Carousel Revealed

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After months of being tucked behind fencing, the Bushnell Park carousel, with its addition, is now visible. Continue reading 'Carousel Revealed'»

Scenes from the Sidewalk: Truthiness


The field of concrete that is Bushnell Park North was made more interesting by a truther.

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