All stories by Kenneth R. Gosselin on BroadwayStars

Sunday, June 9, 2024

7 major projects to watch this summer in CT city. Why they bring change, what could come next. by Kenneth R. Gosselin

The proposals could boost downtown the apartment inventory by the hundreds, even as other apartment projects downtown and in the neighborhoods break ground or launch leasing campaigns.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 05:05AM
Sunday, May 12, 2024

CT museum’s centuries-old ‘Venus’ spouts water again, latest in journey that’s taken her 5,000 miles by Kenneth R. Gosselin

In recent years, the Connecticut museum wondered whether the Renaissance sculpture was even being noticed by visitors.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:03AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

CT museum makes most high-profile acquisition in more than a decade. Historic piece listed for $4M. by Kenneth R. Gosselin

The historic sculpture — purchased from a dealer — will go on display in Connecticut Thursday. The museum considered the purchase for over a year, consulting with researchers and conserv…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 05:45AM
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Key parking lot now part of massive development in CT city. Option for federal courthouse withdrawn. by Kenneth R. Gosselin

Connecticut developer Spinnaker Real Estate Partners closed the purchase of the parking lot, capping a years long effort to assemble land for a redevelopment that could eventually include mo…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 10:29AM
Monday, February 26, 2024

A CT city neighborhood’s redevelopment has growing pains. See six projects that could change that. by Kenneth R. Gosselin

Once a hub of manufacturing, the long-impoverished Connecticut neighborhood is styling itself as a center that combines a thriving arts community with innovation, restaurants and housing, al…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Bushnell CEO: ‘We have to solve’ parking needs despite push for more public transit, housing by Kenneth R. Gosselin

The Bushnell's concern over parking — simmering for years — bubbled over in recent weeks. The state proposed lending up to $3 million to a developer to purchase a key parking lot.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 05:30AM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

CT city’s award-winning business revitalization program snags UConn staple. See where all grants went by Kenneth R. Gosselin

But managing partners — brothers Dan and Will Prokop — know it won't be the same as running a restaurant and bar on the UConn campus.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Plan for massive new neighborhood near CT Capitol could get $3 million boost by Kenneth R. Gosselin

The loan would come from the quasi-public Capital Region Development Authority.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 02:13PM
Monday, October 24, 2022
Wednesday, December 23, 2020

When COVID closed theaters, Hillary Ekwall was forced from Broadway back to her old bedroom in her parents’ house with no jobs on the horizon by Kenneth R. Gosselin

When Broadway closed down in March, actor and musician Hillary Ekwall came home to live with her parents in West Hartford, her income abruptly cut off.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Music legend Paul Simon’s New Canaan mansion is for sale, and for $13.9 million, it could be yours by Kenneth R. Gosselin

Music legend Paul Simon — who first soared to fame in the Simon & Garfunkle duo and later gained acclaim for solo albums such as Graceland based on South African township music — has…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 01:10PM

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