Dunkin Donut Park Reflection

The controversy around Hartford’s “Dunkin Donuts Park” continues, I am reflecting that the proposed stadium was sold to us as an economic engine to revitalize the city’s North End.  Former political leaders signed on to the project and here we are today.  Stadium not finished.  Price tag for it somewhere between $60 - $70 million. … Continue reading Dunkin Donut Park Reflection

Minority-Owned Businesses Boost Hartford’s Economy

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will hold a town hall at 5 PM, Monday, January 25, at the Hartford Public Library 500 Main Street to discuss the Hartford Yard Goat Stadium agreement. Last month, DoNo informed the city that the $56 million project was $10.3 million over budget, and the stadium would not be able to open … Continue reading Minority-Owned Businesses Boost Hartford’s Economy

Historic Injustices Shape Hartford’s Yawning Inequalities

"Approximately 123,000 people commute into Hartford every day from surrounding towns. Hartford has the 25th highest number of out-of-town commuters in the nation for a city its size. If even half of those folks would stand with us, we could break the quarantine that constrains a sense of shared destiny between Hartford and its suburbs." … Continue reading Historic Injustices Shape Hartford’s Yawning Inequalities