Awesome Things


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 /

Photos: Hooker Day Parade, 2014

Thanks to all of the marchers, watchers, and volunteers that helped make the 2014 Hooker Day Parade even more fun than last year. We couldn't […]
Oct 21, 2014 /