Winterfest Hartford

10 Inexpensive (and Free!) Things to do this Holiday Season

Between baking and cooking for every holiday party you go to, buying presents for your family, friends, neighbors, neighbor’s dogs etc.. The holidays can be an expensive time of year. Here are 10 things to do around the Hartford area to get you in the holiday spirit without breaking the bank. Ice Skating in Bushnell […]

Maple Hollow Tree Farm

Where to Find Your Perfect Christmas Tree

Nothing gets you in the Christmas mood like going to pick out your Christmas tree, tying it up to the roof of your car, bringing it home and spending the day covering it with decorations. Luckily, there are plenty of farms in the local Hartford area that offer great prices, varieties, and holiday activities. Mark’s […]

Samantha Gale Designs

Where to Shop on Small Business Saturday

When it comes to shopping for the holidays, think small. Small Business Saturday, which takes place on November 25th, is a great way to shop for the holidays while supporting your local Hartford businesses. Plus, Black Friday is overrated. Check out some of the local Hartford area businesses and restaurants that will be offering specials […]

Flora

Flora Restaurant Offers Plant Based Dining in West Hartford

West Hartford’s Blue Back Center has recently welcomed a new and unique restaurant to their already large array of dining choices. And in my humble opinion, to make it in West Hartford center you really have to be something special. This new restaurant Flora – is just that. Flora is owned by power couple KC […]

KNOW GOOD Market

October Harvest Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

October KNOW GOOD Market  When: Thursday, October 12 from 5 PM – 8 PM Where: Hog River Brewery / 30-50 Bartholomew Ave, Hartford What: Everyone knows Hartford turns up for the KNOW GOOD Markets. Eats from the best local food trucks, on-tap beer from Hog River, and vibes that you can’t find anywhere else. While […]

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Best Spots in the Hartford Area for Fall Foliage

If you live in New England, fall should just automatically be your favorite season. With the leaves changing colors every day, it’s a hard season not to love. PLUS, endless craft beers, apple picking, cider donuts… what could be better? If you’re unsure of the best spots in the Hartford area to see fall foliage […]

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A Sweet Surprise in the New Max Downtown

If you’re familiar with the Greater Hartford area, chances are you’re also familiar with the Max Restaurant Group. While everyone seemingly has their “favorite,” ours happens to be Max Downtown, which conveniently is right down the street from us on Asylum Street. After a summer of renovations, Max Downtown finally reopened on September 19th. With […]

Division West West Hartford

Division West Bistro & Bar Opens in West Hartford Center

This week, Division West Bistro & Bar has made its debut into the highly competitive restaurant world of West Hartford Center, and we got the exciting (and tasty) pleasure of being included in the soft opening. Division West is located on Lasalle Road, next to Shish Kebab House of Afghanistan and will be officially open […]

Goats N' Roses

Eat Farm to Table at Goats N’ Roses

Looking for the perfect outdoor seating restaurant to soak up the last bit of the summer sun? Goats N’ Roses has it all: a perfect outdoor patio, amazing food, an ice cream shack AND cute goats – all set on ‘The Farm at Carter Hill’ in Marlborough. There’s also an adorable Bed & Breakfast on […]

Kent Falls Connecticut

CT Day Trips Worth Doing

Since Hartford is practically in the middle of the state, it makes it a central location for day trips. Let’s face it, CT is a small state, but there’s still so much to do and everything is only about an hour away (making it the perfect day trippin’ distance).