Over fifty residents walked from 1212 Main Street to City Hall on Monday during rush hour to tell representatives that they oppose the use of public money for building the proposed Rock Cats stadium.
If it’s listed here, it’s open to the public. You do not have to speak or know anything about what is going on to attend.
July 15: Frog Hollow NRZ Meeting at 5pm in The Lyceum on Lawrence Street. Agenda includes discussion of Broad Street streetscape improvements, the future of the Hartford Public Library’s Park Branch, proposal to relocate the Monument to the Puerto Rican Family, and an allegedly illegal driveway.
July 16: The Historic Commissions will meet at 4pm at 260 Constitution Plaza (plaza level conference room).
July 17: Learn about where the Hartford Public Library’s Park Branch (Park and Babcock) may be relocated and provide input to officials. The meeting will be held at the Park Branch of the library at 5pm.
July 17: The Hartford 2000 board meeting will include an update from Rex Fowler on the proposed downtown supermarket. This will occur during the 5:30-8pm meeting at CREC, 111 Charter Oak Avenue.
July 21: A public hearing will be held directly before the City Council meeting. The public hearing begins at 6pm. Arrive early to sign up to speak. This is held in Council Chambers in the municipal building/City Hall. (One of the stadium resolutions — #10 from the 6/19/14 agenda — has been withdrawn, but the other remains)
July 22: Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 5pm in the plaza level conference room at 260 Constitution Plaza.
The Front Street Lofts development is starting to take shape. This will provide five stories of apartments, totaling 121 units, and street-level retail space.
One of the most (possibly unintentionally) offensive things that I have been asked on occasion about information published here: “Is that true?”.
As if I have nothing better to do than knowingly publish rumors and false information, waiting for the libel lawsuits to roll in.
For those who wonder how Real Hartford, not being a traditional media source, finds out some information, there are two upcoming free workshops that could demystify this. Continue reading 'Open Government: As American as Apple Pie(chart)'»
Notices were attached to trees in Bushnell Park.
A public hearing was held.
People spoke in favor of keeping healthy trees where they were.
This was filed:
Bold works produced by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo in 2013 and 2014 are now on display in the Pump House Gallery in Bushnell Park through August 21.
The price list calls them “paintings,” but there’s more going on than that. The “Tar Baby” series (seven in all) combines roofing materials and dirt to create silhouettes of the female body.
The “Letting Go” exhibit features nearly forty works with titles like “Resistance,” “We Wear the Mask,” and “Ghetto Scream.”
The Pump House Gallery is open Monday-Wednesday, 11-2; Thursday, 11-4; and Saturday by appointment. Continue reading 'Letting Go'»