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Livin' for the Weekend

Livin’ for the weekend! In honor of Black History Month we’ve curated a weekend in Hartford featuring all black-owned businesses. Here’s what you can get into this weekend:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CAFFEINATE


Semilla Cafe
1283 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103
www,semilla.cafe
Semilla Cafe + Studio is developed as a quality specialty coffee and tea shop which leverages the local economy, specifically Black and Brown makers, to build a hybrid retail space which reinforces the power of people of color in Hartford.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BRUNCH IT UP


The Russell Restaurant
187 Allyn St, Hartford, CT 06103
www.therussellct.com
The Russell reminds them of an intimate getaway in a classic island hotel. "The Russell should feel like home," says owner Hugh Russell, "I wanted to create a warm and cozy experience."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

REHYDRATE


Juiced Up Juice Bar
231 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103
www.facebook.com/juicedupjb/
The Best Juice Bar & Smoothies in Hartford, CT


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PICK UP NEW READS


The Key Bookstore
1429 Park St Suite 214, Hartford, CT 06106
www.keybookstore.com
he Key Bookstore is a fully interactive bookstore experience with a main storefront at 1429 Park Street, Hartford, Connecticut. The Key engages readers through curation, activities, subscriptions, events, events, and community engagement.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TAKE A CLASS 


Pole Controll Studio
1429 Park Street 1st Floor #112, Hartford, CT 06106
www.polecontrolstudios.com
Pole Control Studios has added Academy of Aerial Arts to their core curriculum of amazing classes. We are bright and inviting. This will be a destination highlight in the midst of all the great changes to social scene of the Parkville area in Hartford. Pole Control Studios has been a staple for alternative fitness to the downtown elite for 10+ years.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

REFUEL 


Bro's Dough Pizza
448 New Britain Ave, Hartford, CT 06106
www.brosdoughpizza.com
City of Hartford Pizza Restaurant specializing in New York style pizza and other tasty quick dishes. Black owned Business. Owners are also long time residents of the Hartford community


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PAINT WITH A DATE


Painting with a Twist
45 Pratt St, Hartford, CT 06103
www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/hartford/
Fun art. Not fine art. Invite your friends, sip your favorite beverage and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our great local artists. Treat Yourself!


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GRAB A DRINK 


Guilty Kitchen + Lounge
7 Congress St, Hartford, CT 06114
www.guiltykitchenandlounge.com
We proudly serve up soul food that is GUILTY of being DELICIOUS. Make sure to add an order of mac and cheese to your order, you won't regret it! You will find us in the Historic South Green District on Congress Street.
 

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