From the beginning at BL&D (we are around about 5 years into this now) we have been hosting parties to enjoy big tunes and give ya’ll a good excuse to dance. At some point early on it became clear that our city wasn’t really well set up for this kind of fun anymore.
If you haven’t seen or heard about YUPntwk yet its time to pay attention. The new initiative from Connecticut Public (formerly CPBN, i.e. CPTV and WNPR) is set up to help push the boundaries for the local, young creatives.
Before we kick off the 2018 season we are back with another KGM recap, this time we put together a video and another infographic to tell the story of the 2017 season. We hope you enjoy.
Sea Tea Improv's 9 year rise is a fascinating tale of steady growth, friendship, and commitment. You may know of Sea Tea but you probably don't know their history or realize just how big an operation they run. We sat down with 10 of their members to find out.
Hartford is, geographically, a small city that sits roughly in the center of what is a relatively small state. Despite that it is pretty common to find that residents and outsiders alike don't know a whole lot about places and spaces that exist city wide. Personally, we thought it be better if we did know more about the space people love all around town.
A little over a year ago the City of Hartford created the Office of Sustainability to help city get to where it needs to be. Recently this led to the creation of the Climate Action Plan to help provide the framework and goals for all stakeholders in the city to be a more resilient community. We sat down with Shubhada Kambli to learn more.
The Trash Museum is a view into the lenses of Jeff Dietz and Dan Rubenbauer. Their work provides a unique look at their surroundings and manifests as some of the most creative zines we have ever seen. Check them out on Instagram at @the_trash_museum, or pick up a copy of their newest zine, The Big E-Z.
We sat down with the guys behind Blue Earth Compost. Not only great partners for the KNOW GOOD Market but a very exciting business growing at the intersection of sustainability and good business. Read on to learn more.
Parkville Studios is an upstart artist collective based in Hartford. After graduating from nearby universities, the group came together to further pursue their own artistic endeavors, collaborate with the community, and create zines. The Collective has aspirations of becoming a formal organization that will help local artists grow their craft.