“When the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams march into the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, they will carry with them the support of all Americans,” the U.S. Olympic Committee said in a statement, when unveiling the dapper duds. “Ralph Lauren takes great pride in outfitting Team USA, and the Closing Ceremony garments for the 2014 U.
Maybe it's just us, but there seems a lot to look forward to in the new year, from exciting political races to new places to dine, new places to bike ride, new development and new schools, new leaders and new construction. We checked in with a few of the city and state leaders and came up with these not- to-be-missed items.
It was a star-studded walk down memory lane at Hartford Stage recently as the 50th anniversary celebration continued. Among the guests at the “Let’s Celebrate” party were former artistic director Mark Lamos.
The Best Doctors in America® List includes the nation’s most respected
specialists and outstanding primary care physicians in the nation, and
is the result of more than two decades of work conducting the largest
continuous and independent survey of the medical profession.
Greater Hartford is filled with foundations, companies and
individuals dedicated to helping those in need, whether through raising
funds for medical research, collecting and distributing clothes for the
needy, addressing hunger and nutrition through improved access to
healthy food, or creating opportunities for better education. While cash
donations are one way to help, there are a wide variety of fun and
fulfilling events that let you lend a hand while having a good time in
the process. From golf to whiffle ball, car shows to camp-outs, dinners
to dog walks, plus a wealth of walks, races and rides, Hartford Magazine
, in cooperation with sponsor Comcast, presents a guide to the top
charity events from July through the end of the year.
A benefit for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the Teddy Bear tea party at the Max Downtown restaurant in Hartford features live music, adult- and child-friendly menus, a cupcake station and a candy buffet. Join the fun from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for children.