Looking for inspiration in Downtown Hartford? It's nine stories up • Fox 61
Artist Corey Pane, who has painted numerous urban-pop works around the Capital City, is taking things to another level. Pane has been busy painting a mega mural on Pearl Street along a façade of the Goodwin Tower that he calls “Just Grow”.
Patio music series to return to Hartford's Pratt Street • Hartford Business Journal
Downtown Hartford’s Pratt Street will host live music every Thursday and Friday evening and Saturday at lunchtime from early June through mid-October., the Hartford Business Improvement District announced.
Chip McCabe's Pandemic Plan • Arts Council Greater New Haven
March came in roaring like a lion for Chip McCabe, director of placemaking and events at the Hartford Business Improvement District. It left with barely a whisper. Now, he’s trying to figure out what the rest of the year may hold.
Hartford Business Improvement District Receives Top Honors from the IDA• Innovation Destination Hartford
During its 64th Annual Conference and Tradeshow in San Antonio, TX, the International Downtown Association (IDA) recognized the Hartford Business Improvement District (HBID) with two top industry honors.
Bike Roadside Assistance Program First Of Its Kind • Hartford Courant
In less than four months, 42 cyclists have called the business improvement district for help when their rides failed them on the streets of Hartford.
Most of the calls to the new bicycle roadside assistance program, launched in May, were for flat tires. By the end of the year, the district expects to be doing more tire repairs on bikes than cars, says executive director Jordan Polon.
HBID’s Jordan Polon: On Making The City More Fun And Welcoming • Hartford Courant
“I never understand when people say that Hartford is conveniently located between New York and Boston,” says Polon, executive director of the Hartford Business Improvement District. “That’s like saying pizza is conveniently located between lobster and steak. I happen to think pizza is good on its own.”