The grass is always greener…especially when one side is a golf course and the other is a cemetery. (more…)
Tower Avenue: long street, lots of neat homes.
“We will help build a city that fosters innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship, because that’s what drives real, long-term growth — not expensive buildings or baseball stadiums,” Mayor Luke Bronin said in his first State of the City address on Monday in City Hall.
Even with the predictably depressing remarks, residents walked out of City Hall with respect for the no bullshit, factual assessment of where Hartford is, how we got here, and what we are going to do about it. (more…)
If you know where this can be found, leave your guess in the comments.
On Tuesday, we shared what the Wethersfield Avenue bicycle lane looked like last weekend. Also on Tuesday, the Hartford Police Department had been alerted to the issue by a South Green resident. (more…)
You know you’re at the Community Food Security Awards when working the room means having multiple conversations about urban beekeeping.
Every year, the City of Hartford Advisory Commission on Food Policy honors those who are working to improve access to nutritious and affordable food. This year’s award winners are Tenaya Taylor (Youth Individual) for her work as program coordinator for Summer of Solutions; Michelle Cloutier, M.D. (Adult Individual) for her role, up until recently, in leading the Hartford Childhood Wellness Alliance; Jeff Perez (Business), manager of the Wethersfield Avenue C-Town Supermarket, for his partnership with Wholesome Wave and Hartford Food System; and The Family Day Foundation’s Keney Park Sustainability Project (Nonprofit). (more…)
Venom Vintage has moved to the corner of Capitol Avenue and Lawrence Street, across from Red Rock Tavern and sharing the Dunkin Donuts building.
Owner Dina Brass says there is an exciting potential for expansion within the building, which could allow for a large performance space.
The clothing store at 365 Capitol Avenue is open Tuesday-Saturday, starting at 11 a.m.
Casa Linda: Every Wednesday we feature a cute residential property. We avoid those that are currently on the market and stay away from the mansions.
There are not many ranch-style homes in Hartford, and certainly few of any kind with this bold color combination.