Kudos to Fox 61 (WTIC-TV) for its recent profile of Aetna Ambulance, which began in 1945 in response to an … More The historic Aetna Ambulance
Several Hartford-area executives already have invested in the project, which has a projected budget of $1.5 million, according to the … More A Willie Pep movie? Set in Hartford?
What Hartford institution disappeared on October 20, 1976?
Upon its construction on Charter Oak Avenue in 1876, Temple Beth Israel became Connecticut’s first purpose-built synagogue. With its twin … More A Hartford landmark needs your help
Martin Luther King Jr., just 30 years old but already recognized nationally as a leader of the civil rights movement, … More MLK and Hartford
What city institution—still with us—was founded in response to a steam boiler explosion that killed 21 and seriously injured as many as 50 on March 2, 1854, at the Fales and Gray railroad-car factory near Dutch Point?
Here’s some news that got lost in the holiday hub-bub. *** The Hartford Courant reported that the 160-year-old Lewtan Building … More Catching up
If you’ve got some last-minute holiday shopping to do and want to share the Hartford love, dash into Hartford Prints … More Hartford stuff for your last-minute shopping
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