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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 /

Meditation Mondays

Hartford.com and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care are pleased to present a new weekly series of guided meditation. Meditation Mondays will take place every Monday beginning June […]
Jun 4, 2018 /

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 22, 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 /

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 9, 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 weekend? 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 /

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 /

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 In Hartford

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 /

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 /

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 /

Winterfest-inspired Cocktails

BEST NEWS EVER: You can now drink and do good at the same time. (Not that kind of good. Well, maybe later.) A portion of […]
Dec 17, 2013 /

Instant Expert: The Wadsworth

Heading to the Wadsworth Atheneum to see their newest exhibition, MATRIX 168: Allison Schulnik? While you're there, check out these three exhibitions, or sound like […]
Dec 17, 2013 /