What key part of Hartford’s infrastructure is named after a man who grew up in the city and was killed … More This week’s trivia question
Today’s ceremonial groundbreaking for the renovation of Dillon Stadium put me in mind of the Hartford Knights, the minor-league football … More Dillon Stadium flashback
What major artery of Hartford was originally called Talcott Mountain Turnpike? The answer is here.
If all the national coverage of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I has you wondering how … More Remembering Hartford in World War I
The Hartford Business Journal reports that Jody Blankenship, CEO of the Connecticut Historical Society since September 2013, will leave in … More CHS director moving on
WWUH, the FM radio station operated by the University of Hartford, is marking its 50th anniversary by airing a four-part … More Listen as WWUH celebrates 50 years
The Hartford Courant reports that Paul Ritter, leader of the Warburton Community Congregational Church on Brookfield Street for 25 years … More Rev. Paul M. Ritter, pastor and activist
Joe Marfuggi, the man who led Riverfront Recapture for 29 years, died last week at age 77. It’s hard to … More Joe Marfuggi, riverfront visionary
As Dennis House of WFSB-TV reminds us, today marks the 80th anniversary of the day an historically destructive hurricane began ripping through Connecticut, including Hartford.
The Journal Inquirer newspaper of Manchester had a great article over the weekend on the “theme” tours being held at … More What a way to go, indeed
Tomorrow is the anniversary of the 1944 Hartford circus fire. If you want to learn about it, there’s no better … More Circus fire show airs Friday
Few talk about Ned Coll today, but in the late 1960s and much of the 1970s he was constantly in … More When the Hartford kids invaded the beaches