The Hartford historic home and museum has hosted a number of celebrities through the years - Stephen King, Dan Brown, Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Judy Blume, David Baldacci, John Grisham, Joan Didion and Bruce Springsteen among them.
Last fall, in collaboration with Child and Family’s executive director Tom Gullotta, local philanthropist Alva Greenberg launched Serve Here CT, a program that matches qualified applicants between the ages of 18 and 29 with jobs at area nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities.
If it was up to Kristin Hartnett, life would come with a laugh track automatically installed. It's not the recycled one-liners of Steve Martin and Johnny Carson that give her a chuckle, but rather the experiences people encounter on a daily basis.
An hour after checking in to Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour in West End, Grand Bahama Island, I feel as though I've entered an Etch-a-Sketch that someone has shaken, leaving just a blank grey screen.