Vibz Uptown

← Attractions / Bars Vibz Uptown Live music, including local talent nights. Plus, plenty of dance nights and DJs for you to shake what your mamma gave you. Photos lovingly borrowed from Vibz Uptown. VISIT THEM 3155 Main StreetHartford, CT 06120 (860) 246-7390 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

West Indian Social Club

← Attractions West Indian Social Club Various forms of West Indian and Caribbean music showcased throughout the year. Photos lovingly borrowed from West Indian Social Club. VISIT THEM 3340 Main StreetHartford, CT 06120 (860) 247-5659 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Artists Collective

← Attractions Artists Collective They host everything from Afro-Caribbean music to youth jazz orchestras. A multi-arts & cultural organization emphasizing the cultural and artistic contributions of the African Diaspora. Photos lovingly borrowed from Artists Collective. VISIT THEM 1200 Albany AvenueHartford, CT 06112 (860) 527-3205 Facebook-f Desktop

Charter Oak Cultural Center

← Attractions Charter Oak Cultural Center Free, family-friendly movies held in their courtyard in the warmer months. Get there early and you might walk away with a free book that the movie was based on too. Photos lovingly borrowed from Charter Oak Cultural Center. VISIT THEM 21 Charter Oak AvenueHartford, CT 06106 (860) 249-1207 Facebook-f […]

Republic at The Linden

← Bars / Restaurants Republic at the Linden Go eat super delicious gastro pub fare in their gorgeously decorated dining room with glittering chandeliers hanging from tin ceilings, exposed brick, and small dining nooks. Or sit on the (seasonally enclosed) patio. Breezy in the summer, central fireplace in the winter.  Photos borrowed lovingly from Republic. […]

Hog River Brewing Co.

← Bars / Shops & Services Hog River Brewing Co. Already dubbed “Hartford’s living room” for the Cheers-esque ambience, Hog River Brewing Co. is a new addition to Parkville with an old soul. Their taproom is dominated by high ceilings and massive vintage pressing machines, which are longtime locals formerly of Hartford Rubber Works and Pope Manufacturing. […]

Polish National Home

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants Polish National Home This spot is one of the coolest places in Hartford. Once you’ve been there and gotten the lay of the land you can bring all your friends and be the big shot who introduced them to the Polish National Home. This place is known for their Golabki, […]

Black-Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen & Bar

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants Black-Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen & Bar Black-eyed Sally’s has been making mouths, tummies, and ears happy since they opened their doors in 1995. They’re famous in these parts for their award winning BBQ and Cajun cooking, and a stage that hosts some of the best recording artists on the […]

The Half Door

← Bars / Restaurants The Half Door Love the beer selection. Love the whiskey. Love live music. Love the food. Love the people. LOVE their brunch. The Half Door has a beer passport that requires you to drink a lot of beer (good) and will make you famous (better) as you join their wall of […]