Real Hartford, LLC is a hyperlocal website focusing on experiences relevant to Hartford residents, especially those whose voices are underrepresented in mainstream media.


Real Hartford began in March 2007. It became Real Hartford, LLC in July 2013.

Where is the objectivity?

Objectivity is a myth. We are unapologetically human.

Public Engagements

Here are a few of our appearances:

2014: Talked with a class at Trinity College about content calendars and more.

2014: Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford’s Past at the Hartford History Center.

2013: One Nation Indivisible: Where Integration Meets InnovationĀ 

2013: in a cartoon

2012: Spoke about new media to The Conference of Churches

2011: “The Occupy Wall Street Movement: What is it and (Why) is it Important?” panel discussion at Trinity College

2008: Face the State

2008: “Monday Monday” at Pearl Street Arts Center (now City Arts on Pearl)

To inquire about speaking engagements, contact via email.

Can I provide news tips anonymously?

It is not out of the realm of possibilities but we discourage this because it can lead to irresponsible dissemination of possibly false information. If you have a tip, contact us with the general nature of the story and make your request for anonymity. We can let you know then if it is something we will move forward with or not.

What is Real Hartford‘s role as social media?

Real Hartford is a website, usingĀ  Facebook and Twitter as a means to promote our stories and encourage reader engagement. RealHartford.org is what this is all about, not the tools used to promote it.

How can I support Real Hartford, LLC?

You can spread the word!

You can also donate.

How Can I Get Updates?

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Contacting Real Hartford, LLC

Use email.