Now that we have completed our three trips to each neighborhood, we wanted to share our absolute favorite pictures from this series.
(Blue Hills) This one was taken at the Watkinson Community Garden on Bloomfield Avenue, behind the Unitarian meetinghouse. This is more like a farm than a community garden. We have no idea why this wheelbarrow was perched in a tree; on other trips here, all equipment was stored in places one would expect it to be. The weather was changing from “vaguely Autumn” to “there’s frost”.
(Clay Arsenal) A friend tipped us off to some artwork in an area we were about to visit, but did not give an exact location. We do not even know if this was where he found the painting of a peacock. What we found — portraits — were more interesting than the simple scribbles that are common.
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This marks the final set in the final round of In Your Neighborhood. We were stalled by the snow and extreme cold. Then we were stalled by a cold. We were not stalled like this Blazer. Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: South Meadows (last round)'»
The Blue Hills neighborhood is north of the West End and west of the North East neighborhood; the Upper Albany and Asylum Hill neighborhoods also form borders. It shares a boundary with the towns of Bloomfield and West Hartford.
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South Green is the small neighborhood just south of Downtown, home to Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: South Green (last round)'»
A few readers have asked what has been most challenging about this photo series, thinking maybe it would be hauling around a camera or walking all over the place.
I have an answer now: the weather and loss of daylight. Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: Sheldon/Charter Oak (last round)'»
This week’s In Your Neighborhood looks at Asylum Hill, which is north of I-84 and between Downtown and the West End.
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Parkville, like a few of Hartford’s other neighborhoods, has been experiencing some dramatic changes over the past year Continue reading 'In Your Neighborhood: Parkville (last round)'»