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Mikey’s Place

Old Wethersfield, Connecticut’s oldest town, features more than historic homes and wonderful architecture. On the northern side of the historic district is Standish Park, where Hartford Ave., Garden St. and Nott St. converge. At first blush, the playground in Standish Park might look like many other playgrounds, but this one is different. Mikey’s Place, named […]


Christmas in Collinsville

The Canton annual tree lighting ceremony is moving from the Canton Green to in front of the Canton Historical Museum. This will blend nicely with the Christmas in Collinsville celebration which starts at 6pm on Friday, December 9, 2011. Santa will arrive at 6:30pm, caroling starts at 6:45pm, and the tree lighting ceremoney will begin at 7:00pm. Christmas in Collinsville […]


2011 Scarecrows Along Main Street

Each year, the Old Wethersfield Shopkeepers Association sponsors “Scarecrows Along Main Street”. 2011 is the 15th anniversary of this artistic event.  The “scarecrows” are designed and created by children, families, local merchants, and civic organizations and were on display from September 24, 2011 to October 23, 2011. The creativity, year after year, is amazing. And this year’s displays were […]



Taste of Hartford 2011

The Taste of Hartford begins todays! This is a terrific opportunity to try many of Hartford’s world-class restaurants at an affordable price – only $23 for a three-course meal! Wow! Participating restaurants are located throughout the City of Hartford. Click on the link below to view the list of the participating restaurants and their respective “Taste […]