The company that owns the chain of Hard Rock Cafes wants to open a hotel in Hartford’s Downtown North neighborhood with the entertainment venue as a key attraction. The hotel — Hard Rock Hartford — would be built as part of the next phase of the $400 million Downtown North project, which includes a minor league baseball stadium for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more here.
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The Hartford (CT) City Council on Tuesday night approved the $350 million Downtown North development project that includes a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League). Construction is expected to be completed on the stadium in April 2016. Read more here. Watch news report here.
After more than a year of closed-door negotiations and four months of public debate, the Hartford City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to approve a $350 million development north of downtown that would include a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League). Read more here.
In an editorial, the Hartford Courant comes out in favor of the proposed Downtown North project that includes a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League), more than 210,000 square feet of municipal office space, more than 600 residential units, and retail space that features a supermarket. Read more here.
Despite voices of opposition, Hartford (CT) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for re-developing the Downtown North area of the city, which is slated to include a new baseball stadium for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League). Responses are due by August 1. Read more here. View RFP here. Learn more about the Downtown North development here.