Susan Campbell got to know the city’s Frog Hollow neighborhood as a longtime reporter and columnist for the Hartford Courant. … More Hear Susan Campbell talk about her new Frog Hollow book
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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.