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Following setback, $200M Windsor Locks project begins local approval process

Matt Pilon |

A Long Island developer whose ambitious $200 million proposed sports complex in Windsor Locks was sidelined last month amid concerns about his past legal history is scheduled to appear before the...

Newington's booze-friendly ax venue set

Joe Cooper |

New England's largest ax-throwing facility and the region's first to sell alcohol is set to open next week in Newington.

Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park to become par-3 golf course

Joe Cooper |

Golfers will be able to tee it up next month at Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park, which will be transformed into a par-3 golf course during a four-day event, the Hartford Yard Goats announced Wednesday.

Hartford Athletic hires Powell to lead business operations

Joe Cooper |

Hartford Athletic, the Capital City's new pro soccer team, has tapped Donovan Powell to oversee the club's daily business operations.

S&P: Expanding casinos, sports betting unlikely long-term revenue driver

Joe Cooper |

Developing new casinos and expanding sports betting in New England may provide a short-term revenue boost to states, but it's doubtful those economic gains will improve their long-term financial...

Hartford Athletic hosting Brazilian soccer stars Fri.

Gregory Seay |

Hartford Athletic, the city's new professional soccer club, will host several stars from Brazil's World Cup team Friday for a public meet-and-greet, soccer clinic, and exhibition match at the...

Developers see opportunity with increasing demand for youth-sports facilities

Matt Pilon |

Youth sports in the United States has blossomed into a $15.5 billion industry, with parents often treating out-of-state tournaments as a family vacation.

Self-defense key to Jones’ entrepreneurial pursuits

Stan Simpson Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Joe Jones is an accomplished martial artist and instructor, but he's also an entrepreneur who owns a private security firm and real estate in Hartford.

Windsor Locks to hear out sports developer

Matt Pilon |

After postponing talks July 16 with the developer of a proposed $200 million multi-sport complex, Windsor Locks' top elected official said Wednesday morning that the project isn't dead yet.

CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

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