El Pollo Guapo Expands into Hartford’s Front Street District

A few years ago, husband and wife duo Heather and Roy Riedl decided to open up a food truck inspired by Spanish-influenced cuisine. Fangirling and pretty much stalking the truck around the state in an effort to track them down, we finally got to have our first Mercado experience. It was amazing. Two years into […]

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Connecticut’s New Professional Soccer Team Gets Ready to Call Hartford Home

Hartford’s professional soccer team is making moves, and it couldn’t make us any more excited. Coming Spring 2019, the renovated Dillon Stadium will become home to Hartford Athletic, CT’s very own professional men’s soccer club. video produced by Lumi Agency and Colony Video  With all the success surrounding the Yard Goats and Dunkin’ Donuts Park, […]

IdleWilde Entrepreneurs Make an Imprint on Hartford

Connor Millican and partner Rachael Guzick have been tucked away in Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood for 1.5 years. Out of their cozy space in the historic manufacturing neighborhood of Hartford, you’ll find the two working endlessly around the clock producing beautifully designed screen printed merchandise (like those awesome Chief Brody’s Banh Mi tees they printed as […]

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Get in the Halloween Spirit at these Halloween Events in Hartford

Halloween only comes once a year. So when it does, you better believe we celebrate it for more than just one night. From block parties to improvised Halloween musicals, check out these events below to get you in the 2018 spooky spirit. Connecticut Horror Story at Tisane When: Saturday, October 27th at 10PM Where: Tisane […]

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New Happy Hour Spot Opens in Downtown Hartford | The Press

It may have the same bones, but you’d hardly recognize the newly revamped space that used to occupy the former Black Bear Saloon. This new restaurant and bar in Downtown Hartford, The Press, now parades a newspaper themed speakeasy interior, with classic prohibition cocktails and uniquely “pressed” foods. Surrounding the establishment hangs large prints of old […]

Celebrate Connecticut Restaurant Week at these Hartford and West Hartford Restaurants

It’s time again for this year’s Connecticut Restaurant Week, bringing special prix fixe menus to the food enthusiasts of the city. Special menus will be running from October 8th-14th. Check out the participating Hartford and West Hartford restaurants below and be sure to call ahead to make a reservation! Hartford Black Eyed Sally’s – Menu Carbone’s Ristorante […]

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6 Fall Festival and Events in the Hartford Area

Enjoy the cooler days, fall vibes, and beer season festivities at some of our favorite 2018 Fall festivals and events in the Hartford area. Night Fall 2018  When: October 6th from 2PM – 8PM (show starts at 6PM) Where: Pope Park, Hartford CT What: Night Fall is a truly magical not-to-be missed community performance that […]

Local Band POSSM Creates An All-Day Music Festival in Hartford

Ready for something different Hartford? How about a first-ever, free public celebration of local music featuring musical performances, hands-on music activities, local food, beer and more? On September 8th this idea comes to life as the Hartbeat Music Festival, at Downtown Hartford’s Riverfront at Mortenson Plaza (located adjacent to the Connecticut Science Center). The creators, a […]

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Small State Great Beer is Back and Greater than Ever

Warning: “THIS ISN’T YOUR TYPICAL BEER FESTIVAL” Small State Great Beer, now in its third year, prides itself on being a beer tasting party with a music festival vibe. On Saturday, September 15th, 2018, SSGB will be taking over Constitution Plaza in downtown Hartford, bringing Connecticut exclusive craft beer, food trucks, live music, and most of all… […]

Where to Eat | Taste of Hartford Restaurant Week Summer 2018

It’s time again for this Summer’s Taste of Hartford restaurant week, bringing special pre-fixe menus to the food enthusiasts of the city. Special menus will be running from July 16th – July 29th. Check them out below and be sure to call ahead to make a reservation! bin228 – Menu Black-Eyed Sally’s– Menu The Capital Grille – Menu  Carbone’s […]