How to Safely Exercise Outdoors During the Summer

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Even if you’re a very fit person, exercising outdoors in hot summer weather can be dangerous. Unless you take the necessary precautions, the heat and humidity can cause dehydration, dizziness, and exhaustion. Here are a few smart tips to help you exercise safely outside all summer long. Stay hydrated. This one may seem obvious, but […]

Max Downtown: Upscale New American Cuisine

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The Max Restaurant Group has grown into a number of some of Connecticut’s most popular restaurants, and they all offer up an irresistible combination of fine food and high-quality service. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Hunter Morton, the kitchen at Hartford's Max Downtown knocks out upscale American food that regulars hold in high regard. […]

Beef and Chicken Pho Wow Eaters at Pho Boston

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American diners might not be accustomed to eating their steak in soup form, but the Vietnamese have been serving meat this way for many decades. The meat-laden soups are called pho, and they're a traditional part of many meals in Vietnam. At Pho Boston, chefs introduce Hartford residents to the classic eat—much to diners' delight. […]

New Facebook Sweepstakes! Enter to Win an iPad Mini!

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To enter the Sweepstakes, visit our Facebook Page and then look for the Sweepstakes tab (image shown below) located on our Facebook Page to enter. Sweepstakes ends August 31st, 2016. We suggest you like our page to keep informed about future sweepstakes and community happenings. For mobile users, click here to enter.

Splash Beneath the Petals at Wolcott Park

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Wolcott Park used to be a family farm, so its stretch of land has been a part of Hartford for many years. Today, the park is no longer a farm, but it's named for the family who owned it. Now when the summer sun warms up Hartford in June, families and little ones begin to […]

Easy Ways to Squeeze in a Workout

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Between work, keeping up with chores, and spending time with friends and family, you may find it difficult to make time in your day for exercise. But as busy as you may feel, you should be able to uncover a few extra minutes hiding in your day. Here are a few ways to fit more […]

Try the Purple Sticky Rice at East West Grille

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Although a few of its customers admit to being initially turned off by East West Grille's building, an old diner, once they got over the aesthetics, they became regulars. That's because the modest exterior in no way reflects the food that owner Manola Sidara and her staff create inside the kitchen. In keeping with the […]

Woody’s: Classic Hot Dogs

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A local establishment since 1977, Woody’s started as a pushcart and moved to a restaurant, but the quality has remained. The hot dogs are all beef and foot-long, and the toppings are tremendous. The Deputy Dog is piled high with pulled pork and cheddar cheese. Check out the DogFather, a frank with Italian flair, or […]

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