This Weeks Feature
Picnic In The Park Series Begins September 2

A unique and safe experience for Greater Hartford locals with proceeds benefiting local restaurant partners and Bushnell Park Foundation. The series kicks off September 2 at 5:30 in Bushnell Park, with baskets from Republic At The Linden. Capitol Ice Cream Cart will be there, too. Order your basket today!
News & Notes
Census Ice Cream Event
Come enjoy FREE ice cream and find out how easy it is to do the 2020 Census! It's an outdoor event, so please come with your mask. This event is brought to you by Urban League of Greater Hartford, Community Renewal Team (CRT), MetroHartford Alliance, and the 2020 U.S. Census team. LEARN MORE
Pratt Street wiDistrict

Work remotely on Pratt Street! Free Wi-Fi presented by Shelbourne Global Solutions, Blue Haus, and Hartford Business Improvement District. Pratt Street Patio’s pedestrian -riendly tables and chairs are open Monday – Thursday from 3:00 – 9:00 p.m., Friday and Saturdays from 3:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Wadsworth Outdoor Pop-Up Concert: Nekita Waller and Soul Tsunami
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which secured women's constitutional right to vote, Connecticut State Troubadour Nekita Waller will perform acoustic music among the sculptures on the Main Street lawn of the museum. The museum will be illuminated in the official suffrage colors of purple and gold, as part of the nationwide Forward into Light campaign. Lighting design by Robyn Joyce. Free and open to the public, Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
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LOVEHARTFORD Anti-Littering Cleanup

On Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. we're cleaning up Wethersfield Avenue! Join us at The Penthouse Cigar Shop on 570 Wethersfield Avenue as we use the City of Hartford's Anti-Litter Trailer. The trailer has brooms, rakes, garbage bags, and all the necessary tools to clean up the street and show how much we #LOVEHARTFORD. Check in at 9:30 a.m.


Coffee from Chamber Member Story and Soil and pizza will be provided at noon. Registration closes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18. smumley@metrohartford.com 

New Member Spotlight
"I wanted to add to the number of minority-owned small businesses in Hartford,said Stephen Richmond, Principal at Painting With a Twist"I chose Pratt Street because of the small town look and feel of the street as well as the potential of the street to be a pedestrian attraction without meandering vehicles."   LEARN MORE
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