The Claypen: Sculpt It


You can look at art, or make your own creations at the Claypen. Located in West Hartford, the Claypen puts creativity right into your own hands. Everyone from kids to adults can come to the Claypen, have fun and wind up with a creative treasure. First, you pick out your own piece of pottery from […]

Modern Pastry: Hartford Treats


The mark of a truly great bakery is consistency, and Hartford locals have nothing but good things to say about Modern Pastry. This full-service baking shop puts their best into everything that comes out of the oven, from simple cookies to over-the-top wedding cakes. Everything is made from scratch to a rigorous standard of quality, […]

Bushnell Park Brings History to Hartford


Bushnell Park has existed for more than a century in Hartford, a 37-acre enclave from the busy city. It's the oldest public park in the country, and so culturally rich that it's claimed a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, particularly as a result of its historic artwork. The artwork shows up in […]

Visit the Mark Twain House and Museum


It’s hard to think of an author more inextricably American than Mark Twain. Born Samuel Clemens, Twain wrought tales of rural life in the growing United States, including classics like Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s life was just as interesting as his work, and a great way to learn more about […]

Elizabeth Park: Downtown Beauty


Consisting of over 100 acres in West Hartford, Elizabeth Park gives residents and visitors a beautiful respite from city life. 2012 celebrates the park’s rose garden, the oldest and certainly one of the most beautiful in the country. Over 15,000 species of roses line walkways, fences and arches. The sights and smells are not to […]

The Bushnell: A Hartford Classic


One of the most gorgeous spaces in Hartford to enjoy live performance is The Bushnell. Built in 1930 by Dotha Bushnell Hillyer as a “living memorial” to her father, noted Connecticut minister and public speaker the Reverend Doctor Horace Bushnell, it’s spent almost a century as the home for some of the city’s most revered […]

Enjoy Live Performances or Peace and Quiet at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza


Mortensen Riverfront Plaza first opened to Hartford residents in 1999, and in the short time since, it's completely changed the landscape of downtown Hartford—both literally and metaphorically. The beautifully arranged and maintained park overlooks downtown and serves as the focal point of the entire Riverfront Park System. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza has also refreshed the cultural […]

Get fit!


<a href=" click this link here now.jpg”> Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help: Control your weight Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome Reduce your risk of some cancers Strengthen your bones and […]

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