Roxy’s Best Of… Hartford, Connecticut

Host Cindi (aka Moomette) offers up the Best of Hartford, CT, from restaurants and shopping to art & culture to kid stuff

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Essex Ed Parade ~ Celebrate Groundhog Day with Connecticut’s Own~

By: moomette on 01/4/09 @ 4:23 pm

The charming village of Essex has celebrated Groundhog Day by hosting a parade with the center of attraction being Essex Ed, an almost 8-foot tall, 200 pound foam and fiberglass character known for his infamous weather predictions!




Soar Like an Eagle ~ Shepaug Dam Bald Eagles

By: moomette on 12/25/08 @ 3:57 pm

Eagles have returned to the Connecticut River Valley to nest. There’s plenty of viewing points to see them soaring as well as hunting in the wild along the Connecticut River.
Because of the Endangered Species Act, the American eagle population is now increasing its numbers.
Eagles can also be found in other areas of Connecticut.  In [...]




The North Pole Express at the Essex Steam Train and Santa Special

By: moomette on 12/20/08 @ 3:07 pm

Yea, we finally have snow on the ground for the holidays!  Last night parts of Connecticut received almost one foot of snow.  It’s always nice to have some on the ground to get everyone in the holiday mood.
Many children will be on school break until after the New Year.  If you’re looking for a great [...]




27th Annual Santa’s Workshop ~Wickham Park ~ East Hartford/Manchester, CT

By: moomette on 12/14/08 @ 4:32 pm

Hi everyone ~ I’m Cindi, and I’m delighted as well as excited to have been invited to be a Contributing Editor on Roxy’s Best of Hartford, CT.
I’m a lifelong native of Connecticut ~ which as many of you know, is one of the smallest states in the union. If there’s an event going on here [...]