Awesome Things


Pratt Street Patio

From free lunchtime music to hundreds of people Salsa dancing, the Pratt Street Patio was a blast. Let's do it again. The Pratt Street patio […]
May 24, 2019 /

Meditation Mondays

Meditation Mondays will return to Constitution Plaza beginning June 3, from 12:00-1:00 pm. Meditation Mondays will run through September 23. Each hour will be broken up […]
May 20, 2019 /

Pratt Street Salsa Socials

Get your dancing shoes on and get ready for four glorious nights of salsa dancing on Pratt Street. Dance like everyone is watching or come […]
May 13, 2019 /

Free Lunchtime Music

Free lunchtime music returns to both Constitution Plaza (Wednesdays) and Pratt Street (Thursdays) this summer. You've got 30 chances between the end of May and […]
Apr 15, 2019 /

Make A Plan: Valentine's Day

Making plans for Valentine's Day can be VERY stressful. Relax. Take a deep breath (or two), and decide which category your date fits into and […]
Feb 8, 2019 /

Do Stuff Over Your Holiday Break

Because nobody works or goes to school over the last 10 or so days of the calendar year, and because Netflix will not stop producing […]
Dec 19, 2018 /

Photos: RetroWorld Expo

The Retro World Expo brought dozens of old school video games in every imaginable format, loads of vendors, and of course cosplay to the Convention […]
Sep 10, 2018 /

Photos: Parkville Block Party

It was a bohemian's dream in the Parkville section of Hartford on Saturday, August 25. Live music, local food, local craft beer, dozens of vendors, […]
Aug 27, 2018 /

Hartford's Historic Markers

Below are just a small handful of the dozens of historical markers that dot the city. Check back to this page often as it will […]
Aug 23, 2018 /

Pratt Street Bricks

If you've ever strolled down Pratt Street you've most likely noticed all the engraved bricks on the sidewalks. But did you ever take a second […]
Aug 23, 2018 /

Photos: TheaterWorks' District Night

The good folks at TheaterWorks present a quarterly party across the street from their theater called District Night. The Summer 2018 version featured tons of […]
Jul 30, 2018 /

Photos: Pratt Street Salsa Social - July 6

The heatwave finally broke but things were just heating up on Pratt Street for the second Salsa Social presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care on […]
Jul 9, 2018 /

Pine & Iron Axe Throwing

  Holy Paul Bunyan, you can actually throw real, live axes. That's right, you and some of your best, flannel-wearing friends can reserve a 'lane' and […]
Jun 13, 2018 /

Audio Feed on Constitution Plaza

  Hartford.com is proud to present free, lunchtime music on Constitution Plaza. Grab your lunch, sit under a tree or by the big fountain, and enjoy […]
May 11, 2018 /

Dunkin' Donuts Park

  There is a reason why the Yard Goats' home was named Ballpark of the Year in 2017. This gorgeous new stadium hosts a wide array […]
May 2, 2018 /

Wheel of Events

How do you decide which event to go to this week? Spin the wheel of Hartford events, obviously. (We suggest turning the volume up.) Looking for other […]
Apr 3, 2018 /

Painting With A Twist

Discover your inner artist and settle in with a glass of wine or other libations. Paint along with their in-house artist to create your own […]
Feb 21, 2018 /

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 22, 2018 /