Awesome Things


Photos: 2017 Fall Instagrammys

Some of our favorite Instagram shots from this past Fall around Hartford. Each photo is named after the Instagram account from whence it came. Give […]
Dec 21, 2017 /

Hartford Bakery Guide

Sometimes you just want something warm and delicious, or maybe something a little extra sweet. You also might not have the time or the desire […]
Dec 13, 2017 /

Celebrate Thanksgiving In Hartford

Thanksgiving can be overwhelming. All the cooking and fighting with that one weird uncle can really get to you. Thankfully, Hartford restaurants (and food trucks) […]
Nov 16, 2017 /

13 Sandwiches You Should Eat In Hartford

November 3rd is National Sandwich Day, which shouldn’t come as a surprise seeing as there is now a holiday for everything. (Seriously, did you know […]
Nov 3, 2017 /

Get Tattooed

There's an abundance of great tattoo shops in Hartford. Here's a list of just a few highly rated shops: Pelican Tattoo & Body Piercing 577 Park St, […]
Oct 27, 2017 /

Pratt Street Salsa Socials

Hartford.com and Arthur Murray Dance Centers are pleased to present two nights of salsa dancing on Pratt Street. Dance like everyone is watching or just […]
Jul 14, 2017 /

Audio Feed on Constitution Plaza

Hartford.com and Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union are proud to present free, lunchtime music on Constitution Plaza. Grab your lunch, sit under a tree or […]
May 26, 2017 /

Pratt Street Patio

The first of two lunchtime music series in 2017 hosted by Hartford.com, the Pratt Street Music Series will consist of 25 consecutive Fridays of free […]
May 9, 2017 /

Tournament Weekend 101

[su_heading size="15" align="left"]Tournament Schedule[/su_heading] The American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship will begin with three first-round games on Thursday, March 9. Two quarterfinal doubleheaders will be […]
Mar 8, 2017 /

The CT Flower and Garden Show

This show is insane. Seriously - check out the pictures. The exhibitor list is dizzying: watergardens, exterior lighting, fine art, pools, sunrooms, garden fencing, floral clothing, invisible […]
Jan 26, 2017 /

2016 Winter Instagrammys

Winners of the second Winter Instagrammys receive a Hartford.com t-shirt (and some other Hartford.com goodies too). See your photo in the gallery below? Send us […]
Mar 14, 2016 /

The Rest of Hartford 2016

Because this poll is as absurd as a shirtless Mark Twain, introducing The Rest of Hartford poll. Beginning Monday, February 29 (because leap year) we’ll […]
Mar 3, 2016 /

Photos: Hooker Day Parade 2015

Thanks to all of the marchers, watchers, and volunteers that helped make the 2015 Hooker Day Parade even more fun than last year. We couldn’t […]
Oct 27, 2015 /

PARK(ing) Day: Call for Creativity

[su_heading size="19" align="left"]Be a part of Hartford's third annual PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 18.[/su_heading] PARK(ing) Day is an annual, worldwide event where artists, citizens and […]
Jul 16, 2015 /

Spring Instagrammys

Winners of the second annual Spring Instagrammys receive a Hartford Has It t-shirt and bragging rights from now until the next round of Instagrammys are […]
Jul 1, 2015 /

Downtown Draw

[su_heading size="22"]One ticket. Three winners. Over 30 prizes. $20 per ticket.[/su_heading] Buy in person at The Tobacco Shop or from your favorite BFDH member. Winners will be pulled on Wednesday, September […]
Jun 30, 2015 /

Photos: St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2015

The 2015 Greater Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade was definitely worth the one-week wait. Thanks to Justin O'Brien for the spectacular photos. […]
Mar 27, 2015 /

Winter Instagrammys

Winners of the Winter Instagrammys receive a Hartford Has It t-shirt and bragging rights from now until the next round of Instagrammys are announced.  And […]
Mar 24, 2015 /

I Do Like Corned Beef & Beer!

I’m St. Pat. St. Pat is here. Do you like corned beef and beer? I do like corned beef and beer! I do! I like them, St. Pat-is-here! And […]
Mar 17, 2015 /

Fan Fare

Each school playing in the The American Men's Basketball Tournament has been assigned a fan base restaurant in Hartford. Dine with fellow fans around town; […]
Mar 6, 2015 /