Category: neighborhoods

Learning Curb: Bike Lane of Shame

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By , November 8, 2015 6:51 am

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We have been spotting cars parked in the new bike lanes on Wethersfield Avenue and Zion Street. Many, many cars. We have seen them traveling in the bike lanes that magically appear for a few blocks on Farmington Avenue near the West Hartford line.

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In Your Neighborhood: West End

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By , November 7, 2015 6:13 am

This week we took a walk or two around Hartford’s West End neighborhood. It’s truly a terrifying place to be. Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: West End'»

Parties Without Borders

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By , November 5, 2015 5:55 pm

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman at Real Art Ways

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Casa Linda: West End

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By , November 4, 2015 6:13 am

Hard to resist the purples

Democracy in Hartford

By , November 3, 2015 5:00 pm

Even with all the extra attention given to the Hartford Registrar(s) of Voters, even with the election monitor, voting has not gone smoothly this Election Day:

  • Reports of issues with machines at several polling places. Low battery before 7 a.m. at one; same issue by 8 a.m. at the Hartford Public Library polls (Downtown). Reports that the United Methodist (West End) polling place would be counting ballots by hand.
  • City Council candidate Nyesha McCauley’s supporters at Annie Fisher School (Blue Hills) spotted standing in the travel lanes on Plainfield Street, holding signs.
  • Reports of a moderator at Grace Lutheran Church (Asylum Hill) telling residents to “vote Row A”
  • Voter at United Methodist (West End) told she is not allowed to view the number on machine that indicates which number voter she is for the day. Explanation given: new policy this year. Her husband voted fifteen minutes later at same location and was able to view the number with no interference.

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Scenes from the Sidewalk: Found

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By , November 2, 2015 1:00 am

In Your Neighborhood: Blue Hills

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By , October 31, 2015 2:57 pm



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November 2015 Events

By , October 29, 2015 6:13 am

November 1

Photo courtesy of Trinity College // “The Red Chador: What is it you fear? Performances from Paris to Hartford” opens November 3, 2015

  • Jimmy & Lorraine at the Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Avenue. $25. 2 p.m. They say: “Jimmy and Lorraine, a new play written by New York-based playwright Talvin Wilks and directed by HartBeat Ensemble member Brian Jennings, is a meditation on the American political climate of the late 50’s and early 60’s through the lens of two significant artists of the time, James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry. Together, the lives of these two social activists give a profound perspective on the quandary of the artist in the political struggle and challenges of a radical life.”
  • Infinity Bistro hosts a free open mic every Sunday. It’s free to perform or to just listen to the music. Sign up for performers begins at 6:30; music starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Casa Linda: Blue Hills

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By , October 28, 2015 9:11 am

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In Your Neighborhood: North East

By , October 24, 2015 6:13 am

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