Zion Hill Cemetery

ZION HILL CEMETERY Tucked next to Trinity College, just off of Zion Street is Zion Hill Cemetery. It’s not the largest cemetery you’ll visit by any stretch, which makes their inordinate number of Civil War veterans so unique. Over 200 soldiers are buried here, many of whom died in battle. Everyone knows that cemeteries with […]

Sigourney Square Park

SIGOURNEY SQUARE PARK Sigourney Square (1895) is a square block that was conceived with a simple “X” walk pattern connecting its four corners and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district on January 16, 1979. Sigourney Square was originally part of the old Town Farm area, a forgotten burial […]

Sculpture In The City

SCULPTURE IN THE CITY Take a self guided walking tour starting at the Wadsworth to engage with the seven works of outdoor sculpture on and near the museum grounds, and the architecture of their five connected buildings. Share your #sculptureinthecity experience on social media. Photo lovingly borrowed from Wadsworth Atheneum. 600 Main Street Hartford, CT […]

SoulBaila

soulbaila There ain’t no vibe like a SoulBaila vibe, that’s for sure. You can get down at this joint every Thursday with live music and eat brunch every Sunday with unlimited mimosas until 5pm.  Photo lovingly borrowed from @hkzachh. 735 Wethersfield Avenue Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 461-0324 Facebook Instagram Desktop

The Russian Lady

THE RUSSIAN LADY The Russian Lady offers you THREE floors of entertainment, provided by some of the state’s best DJs and entertainers. SIX bars. Yeah, you read that right, SIX. TWO outside patios with a sweet view of Bushnell Park and the Capitol building. What has two thumbs and is hella excited?! YOU.  Photo lovingly […]

The Half Door

THE HALF DOOR If you’re looking for a warm and inviting atmosphere to listen to live music and make 10,000 friends, then the Half Door is for you. This cozy lil’ pub is constantly bumpin’, from reggae, to jazz, and everything in between.  Photos lovingly borrowed from Half Door. 270 Sisson Avenue Hartford, CT 06105 […]

Casona

CASONA Casona has TWO separate rooms with live music and DJs. One room features Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, while another room plays Top 40’s, Hip Hop, reggae-ton and even hits from 80’s and 90’s.  Photo lovingly borrowed from Casona. 681 Wethersfield Avenue Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 519-5590 Facebook Instagram Desktop

A. Everett Austin House

a. everett austin house It isn’t fake. It’s real, and it’s spectacular. The largest object in the Wadsworth’s collection is the former West End home of Chick Austin, the museum’s director from 1927-1944. It’s a National Historic Landmark and you can take a tour for a $25 contribution to the Sarah Goodwin Austin Memorial Fund. […]

Painting With A Twist

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 work of art that you can take home at the end of the evening. Painting With A Twist provides all the painting supplies and artist instructions. […]

The Dance Collective

THE DANCE COLLECTIVE Take a dance class, see a show, or rent the space for your next cool event. This collective is cute af (seriously, edison bulbs + plants galore!) and empowers female leaders to give them a voice and an equal opportunity to dance. Boo-yah!  Photos lovingly borrowed from The Dance Collective. 30 Arbor […]