Learning Curb: Parking’s Not Rocket Science

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By , April 14, 2014 3:30 pm

Thanks to Nichole Guerra for getting this pic. Someone decided to park on the curb in the area of Columbus Boulevard near the Connecticut Science Center.

Moving Bikes with a Bike

Finishing his crosstown move, Justin Eichenlaub cuts through Pope Park.

Place this Place

Yes, this is private property, but what’s pictured is completely visible without trespassing.

Do you know which street this is on?

Parade Brings 200,000+ to Downtown

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By , April 13, 2014 8:10 pm

Hartford Police Department’s Deputy Chief Brian Foley called today’s UConn parade the largest event the city has seen in the past twenty years, estimated over 200,000 spectators.

There were no arrests during the event.

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Map of Parking in Downtown

Visiting Hartford but not sure where to lock up your bike? Here are some of the spots in Downtown Hartford that have bicycle racks, if you insist on being all formal about it and not just tying the bike to a random fence post.

Created using Google Maps

Are there other racks located in Downtown that are not on this map but should be? Put a note in the comments.

Scenes from the Sidewalk: Dinoride

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By , April 12, 2014 3:35 am

Who needs Dynaride when you’ve got Dinoride?

This stencil has been found in a few places. All the ones spotted have been low to the ground.

Ballerinas, Garbage, and a Small Gallery

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By , April 11, 2014 7:52 am

She was in a bar on the Upper West Side watching a fashion show on television when Amy Merli decided she wanted to plan something like that, but “with ballerinas and garbage.”

Trashion Fashion was born.

Now, there are shows in Hartford, New York, and Washington DC.

Merli was the featured speaker at the April Green Drinks event, describing the plans for the fast-approaching fourth annual Trashion Fashion show, to take place in City Hall, which will be transformed into an ocean scene. The set and the ensembles being modeled are created from recycled materials.

Instead of having over 70 models like in 2013, Merli said they will scale back to a more manageable 50, some of whom will be barefoot, others in pointe shoes. Goza, a Latin band, will bring the music. Continue reading 'Ballerinas, Garbage, and a Small Gallery'»

Scenes from the Sidewalk: Heart-Shaped Vandalism

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By , April 10, 2014 8:18 am

Found at an elementary school

April Beauties

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By , April 9, 2014 12:20 am

Victoria Van Layer

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Trinity Disseminates False Info, Offers No Retraction

By , April 8, 2014 2:25 pm

A sexual assault in the middle of the afternoon outside of a fraternity at Trinity College?

That did not happen.

Before looking at what did not occur, here is something that did and was not in the national news: Continue reading 'Trinity Disseminates False Info, Offers No Retraction'»

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