Bear’s Smokehouse

← Restaurants Bear’s Smokehouse Bear’s Smokehouse serves its Kansas City barbecue cafeteria style, and it is GOOD. It’s hard to decide what to order but the meat combo make it much easier. Otherwise you’d have to choose brisket over turkey, or sausage over pulled pork or kielbasa over burnt ends, and that’s just not fair.  […]

The Brownstone

←Restaurants The Brownstone In the heart of Downtown, this bar serves up great pizza, fire wings, and otherworldly chicken sandwiches. Grab some grub before or after events and satisfy late night cravings.  Photo lovingly borrowed from The Brownstone VISIT THEM 114 Asylum StreetHartford, CT 06103 860-969-6128 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Victus Coffee

Coffee with a heart. ❤️ Victus pledges a portion of proceeds from each bag to great causes, both locally and globally, and it’s equally delicious.

City Kebab House

←Restaurants City Kebab House Embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other. Showcasing a tantalizing array of Turkish and Uzbek dishes, each dish is crafted with passion and expertise.  Photo lovingly borrowed from City Kebab House.  VISIT THEM 207 Main StreetHartford, CT 06106 (860) 310-3012 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

← Bars 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 Thomas Hooker Brewery […]

Bloom Bake Shop

←Restaurants Bloom Bake 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 House. VISIT THEM 80 Pratt StreetHartford, CT […]

Berkins on Main

← Attractions / Shops & Services Berkins on Main Meet the Berkins. This coffee and snack shop has the cutest founding story. Picture this, two childhood church friends who lost touch only to meet again later in life and end up married. They combined both of their last names Bar(ber) and Haw(kins) to name and […]

Parkville Market

← Restaurants Parkville Market 19 delish restaurants, pop-up shops, weekly entertainment, indoor and outdoor dining all living in harmonious bliss in the coolest historic building once home to the Capitol City Lumber Co. Parkville Market is your one stop shop for the best eats, drinks, fun, and Instagram worthy photos. Photos lovingly borrowed from Parkville […]

Piggy’s Cafe

← Bars / Restaurants Piggy’s Cafe The place is the bomb dot com, don’t just take our word for it. “Piggy’s is back and better than ever! I almost don’t want anyone else to know what a gem this place has become. Generous happy hour, super friendly and gracious owner, and a welcoming interior for […]


← Restaurants Aurora’s Hartford’s first Guatemalan bakery and restaurant. The bread, the pastries, the food, AND THE DRINKS. Oh my. Don’t even get us started on the ambiance. We’ll take one of everything please. VISIT THEM 399 Capitol AvenueHartford, CT 06106 (860) 461-1127 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop