Connecticut Old State House

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Connecticut’s Old State House Gift Shop It was the site of the Amistad Trials, sits on the site of the first witch-hanging in America (55 years before Salem), and has a museum with a two-headed calf, and a two-headed pig in a jar. Photos lovingly borrowed from CT Old State […]

Citi Trends

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Citi Trends Snag yourself some of the dopest threads to stunt on all your friends. Apparel, shoes, even great stocking stuffers at Citi Trends. Photo lovingly borrowed from Citi Trends. VISIT THEM 1200 Park StreetHartford, CT 06106 (860) 947-0771 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Hartford Artisans Weaving Center

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hartford Artisans Weaving Center The Hartford Artisans Weaving Center is a supportive and creative community that is preserving, promoting, and teaching the craft of hand-weaving. They teach classes for all ages, curate exhibits and sales, and run a unique artisan program. The artisan program teaches weaving to the blind and […]


← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hartford Yard Goats Give the gift of team spirit this holiday season. Stock up on Goats gear, snag some ticket vouchers, or rent the batting cages. Photos borrowed lovingly from Mike Wolfe. VISIT THEM 1214 Main StreetHartford, CT 06103 (860) 246-4628 Shopping-cart

Wolf Pack

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Hartford Wolf Pack You can get hot dogs for as cheap as a $1 and teach your kids about bullying whenever a fight breaks out on the ice. Photos lovingly borrowed from Hartford Wolf Pack. VISIT THEM 1 Civic Center PlazaHartford, CT 06103 (855) 762-6451 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt A new tasting room and small batch pilot brewery now open in Hartford. Located in the South Armory at the former Colt firearms complex, their new facility features a beautiful reclaimed wood bar, plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Photos lovingly borrowed from […]

The Tobacco Shop

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide The Tobacco Shop The Tobacco Shop is one of the oldest premier Tobacconists in Connecticut. Stop in and you’ll find a veritable wonderland of tobacco products, foreign and domestic, as well as pipes and accessories. In addition to their extensive store, they offer membership to the DeLisle Lounge, the newest […]

Real Art Ways

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Real Art Ways RAW consistently houses interesting, cutting edge contemporary art. They also have a cafe to grab a coffee or a cocktail, and a place to sit around and do nothing but chill and appreciate some art. Photos lovingly borrowed from Real Art Ways. VISIT THEM 56 Arbor StreetHartford, […]

Prossage Wellness

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← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide Prossage Wellness Muscle therapy & massage, accupuncture, Reiki, organic health & beauty. Yoga classes and various workshops all year long. Photos lovingly borrowed from Prossage Wellness. VISIT THEM 200 Columbus StreetHartford, CT 06103 (860) 548-9695 Facebook-f Desktop

Hog River Brewing Co.

← Hartford Holiday Gift Guide 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. On […]