Tag Archives: Bushnell Park

Bushnell Park Carousel

The Bushnell Park Carousel is fun for the child in all of us. Originally designed by Russian immigrants Stein & Goldstein in 1914, the carousel operated in Albany NY until 1940 when it was moved to Meyers Lake Amusement Park in Canton Ohio. The Carousel came to Hartford in 1974 and is one of only three […]


Winterfest 2011

With the Capitol a lit in the background, Winterfest 2011 (previously known as Festival of Lights) kicked off the holiday season on Friday, November 25, 2011 at Bushnell Park, Hartford CT. It was a beautiful evening to welcome in the holiday season. The weather was perfect. The skies clear. Truly a perfect night for a […]



“Salute” – Molto Buono!

Today was the last day of the Taste of Hartford 2011. There were 30 participating restaurants throughout the City of Hartford, each offering their own special three course menu for only $23 per person! Whatever your “taste” – Italian, Mexican, Asian, Continental, Portuguese, Cajun, Japanese, Spanish, or Seafood – there was something for everyone! On this […]


Busnell Towers, Hartford CT

Designed by the renown modern architect I.M. Pei in 1960 and built in 1969, Bushnell Towers is a high rise condominium (since 1973) with 176 studio, one, two and three bedroom units. The Tower soars 27 stories high and has large picture windows affording unit owners with panoramic views of Bushnell Park, the Wadsorth Atheneum (art museum), the Connecticut River […]