In Your Neighborhood: Downtown

By , November 14, 2015 9:21 am

Like ’em or not, there have been a lot of visible changes to Downtown in recent months. The better ones involve seasonal graffiti, ponies, and being able to get coffee on the weekend from places that are neither Dunkin’ Donuts nor Starbucks. Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: Downtown'»

Casa Linda: Downtown

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By , November 11, 2015 12:47 pm

Ladies Rising

By , November 10, 2015 4:49 pm

Photo courtesy of Wildaliz Bermudez

Hartford’s Democratic Town Committee endorsed exactly zero women in 2011. That Cynthia Jennings served on City Council beginning in 2012 was thanks to her affiliation with the Working Families Party.

The last four years must have sent a message. This time around, the Democrats, Working Families, and Republicans each endorsed two women on their respective slates; ultimately, voters opted for two newcomers,Wildaliz Bermudez and Glendowlyn Thames, along with incumbent Cynthia Jennings and rJo Winch, who previously served on City Council, but not during the current term.

Of the four women, Ms. Bermudez is also coming in as the first Latina member of City Council since the previous was elected in 1999.

Though new to this position, Bermudez is not new to Hartford or City Hall. She was moved to run out of “frustration” with “fighting things from the periphery,” namely, the baseball stadium that is currently being erected in Downtown. Continue reading 'Ladies Rising'»

Place this Place

By , November 9, 2015 6:13 am

Leave a message if you know where in Hartford this can be found

Connecticut Veterans Parade

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By , November 8, 2015 5:29 pm

Downtown Hartford played host to the annual Connecticut Veterans Parade on Sunday. Continue reading 'Connecticut Veterans Parade'»

Learning Curb: Bike Lane of Shame

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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.

But this one takes the prize Continue reading 'Learning Curb: Bike Lane of Shame'»

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

A (Nearly) Clean Slate

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Sara and Luke Bronin

On Tuesday, Hartford voters selected a new mayor, Luke Bronin, and a number of other new faces to City Hall. Continue reading 'A (Nearly) Clean Slate'»

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