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Celebrating 2012 Memorial Day In Greater Hartford

In the United States of America we enjoy a freedom many residents of other countries do not enjoy. Over the last 236 years, many father’s, mother’s, brothers, sister’s, husbands, wives, friends, and coworkers have made – the ultimate sacrifice – protecting our freedom. Memorial Day is the day we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice […]



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 […]


“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 […]


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 […]


CSS/CON COMMUNITY MEETING

When – Monday, June 6, 2011, 5:30 – 7:00 PM Where – CREC Headquarters, 111 Charter Oak Avenue Are parks important to you? Meet and talk with Jack Hale City of Hartford’s new Parks Operations Manager   ———————— Followed by: CSS/CON Annual Meeting   Election of Board Members Election of Officers   CSS/CON (the Coalition […]


A Tribute To Memorial Day

  Memorial Day has its origins in the Civil War era and became an official holiday in 1868. Memorial Day was first established as a day to honor those who died fighting in the Civil War. It was later changed (after World War I) to a holiday to honor Americans who died fighting in any war. […]