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'»
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'»
It appears that Mayor Segarra may have something in common with the residents of 68 Scarborough.
Pedro Segarra and his spouse, Charlie Ortiz, live in a home on Prospect Avenue within the R-8 zone. This is the same zone where it is not permitted for more than two unrelated individuals to live together. In terms of regulations, this is the strictest zone in Hartford.
While the family at 68 Scarborough has been fighting its legal battle publicly, garnering international attention, Mayor Segarra has been quiet on the matter, saying little as the Scarborough Street family has been sued by the City of Hartford. Continue reading 'Family and Zoning in the R-8'»
This home on Evergreen Avenue looks great from the front and the cushion of green makes it inviting when the sun is blazing well before noon. Continue reading 'Casa Linda: West End Blue-Green'»
The Institute for Community Research‘s decades’ old Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program has moved to the Connecticut Historical Society. This crosstown move will provide the program with various resources and allow for collaboration between the ICR and CHS.
The program has showcased works of immigrants, photographs of Connecticut farmers, and more.
Today marks the official beginning of the transition from Wyllys Street to Elizabeth Street.