Look out Providence—you may have the T.V. show and Mr. Potato Head, but when it comes to conventions, Hartford’s hot on your trail. Connecticut’s capitol city has broken ground on a new convention center, that, if it lives up to the renderings when it opens in March of 2005, will really put Hartford at the top of the convention pyramid of small cities.
It didn’t look like much yet as I watched the construction equipment push dirt and girders around this fall from atop the new Phoenix