January's Rising Star Breakfast featuring Mayor Pedro Segarra

Dec 28, 2011

Come share your morning with some of Connecticut’s brightest rising stars! January 10th’s Rising Star Breakfast (7:30-9am at The Marriott) will feature Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and will also include a brief update on the iQuilt initiative from Doug Suisman, FAIA of Suisman Urban Design.  We’ve got 10 tickets...

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HYPE Committee Involvement

Dec 22, 2011

With the New Year approaching, HYPE has been making some big changes. We have finalized a Strategic Plan to guide our work for the next four years. Implementation of this strategic plan will clearly establish HYPE as a resource for and about young professionals in the Greater Hartford region, while solidifying our reputation...

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Young People Aren't Fleeing and the Cities Aren't Dying

Dec 21, 2011

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau1 refute the conventional wisdom that young people are leaving Connecticut in droves and the population of our cities is in decline. One example of popular perceptions comes from the “2011 Survey of Connecticut Business” released in early September by BlumShapiro and CBIA which reported “An...

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Hartford Lightning Visits Tons of Toys

Dec 20, 2011

On Wednesday, December 14th HYPE hosted its annual Tons of Toys holiday event at the Gershon Fox Room in Downtown Hartford. Hundreds turned out for the event including Hartford’s own Lightning! The Lightning play competitively in the ACPBL (Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League) and proved themselves just as competitive...

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Start Your New Year’s Resolution the Fun Way; Be Active and Play for Your Cause

Dec 19, 2011

With the holiday season soon upon us, everyone looks forward to getting together with friends and family, exchanging presents, eating big meals of delicious food and of course many different sweets, cookies and desserts. ZogSportsCT has new leagues starting in January to help everyone burn away the holiday calories. ZogSports,...

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