New Axe Throwing Business Pine & Iron Opens in Hartford

Move over darts and bowling because axe throwing is about to be your favorite new (and exhilarating!) weekend activity with Pine & Iron bringing a sharp new edge to Hartford. What once was an activity best suited for backyard BBQ’s has quickly gained mainstream popularity throughout the U.S, most recently making its mark on the […]

6 May Events in the Hartford Area You Don’t Want to Miss

The sun is FINALLY starting to stay out, making our days both warmer and longer. With that, seems to come an angst to get out of the house and adventure out into the world. So, check out some of our favorite May events below that will fill your weekdays and weekends with fine cheese and […]

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The Popover Bistro & Bakery | Brunch Series

Tucked away in the quaint town of Simsbury you’ll find yourself in brunch heaven at Popover Bistro & Bakery. Set back in a cute little set of shops, this small bistro is easily one of our favorite brunch spots in the area. First off, this adorable bistro and bakery is great for groups of all sizes, […]

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New Restaurant Porrón & Piña Opening in Hartford’s Goodwin Hotel

Recently, it has been announced that the historic Goodwin Hotel is welcoming new restaurant, Porrón & Piña this April. Porrón will be taking over where Harlan Brasserie once occupied, while Piña will entering the Sidebar area, both serving cuisine inspired by Spanish routes.

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9 Local Bloggers to You’ll Want to Check Out

From Connecticut fashion tips, saving and D.I.Y. hacks to the best chefs and places to eat in the area, check out our favorite local bloggers in the Hartford area. Fashion/Style Pinteresting Plans Rachel is not only hilarious and keeps it real 100%, but her style is effortless and affordable. A West Hartford local, you can […]

Alvarium Beer Company Review | Connecticut Craft Trail

I’ve been to Alvarium Beer Company in New Britain twice, and each time I walked through those doors I reacted the same way… “holy crap this is an impressive brewery.” It became even more impressive after I spoke with the owner, Mike Larson, and found out that he pretty much built out everything you see […]

New ‘Banh Meee’ Restaurant Opens in Hartford

Location: 399 Capitol Ave, Hartford, Connecticut Hours: 11:30AM to 8PM MON – TUES (these are soft opening hours) You’ve most likely seen their bright yellow food truck parked around Hartford at one point or another. And now, shortly after the beloved GoldBurger’s left Capitol Ave in Frog Hollow, this Vietnamese style restaurant, Banh Meee, quickly took its place and […]

Top 5 Places to Grab a Margarita in the Hartford Area

Somedays, it’s hard not to find any excuse to drink. Thankfully, today is one of our favorite holidays – National Margarita Day! Check out the list of our top 5 places for a kick-ass, delicious, and buzzing margarita. 1. Sayulita Price: $9-12 With 11 different margaritas, Sayulita is our top choice to celebrate National Margarita Day. If you’re […]

Brunch Series | Butchers and Bakers

It’s been on our bucket list for almost a year now (since the restaurant first opened, really). We’ve heard only positive things about this hidden gem, and even more positive reviews about their brunch specials. So last weekend we finally got a chance to check out Butchers and Bakers in Farmington, and safe to say […]

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The Best Happy Hours in Hartford

It’s winter… there’s no denying that. And unfortunately, this season throws our beloved farmers markets, hiking trips and outdoor festivals all out of the equation. Leaving us with only one way to warm up from the sub-zero degree weather. Alcohol. So we put together a list of the top Happy Hours in Hartford, so you […]