The Big Mo’ is Riverfront Recapture’s major annual fundraising event; it celebrates new and positive changes along the Connecticut River in Hartford and East Hartford. Over the past two years, public parks have been a place for positive change, so we’re bringing the Big Mo’ back into the parks it supports for another year.
The fourth annual Hartbeat Music Festival was an amazing day of local music, art, and so much more. Thanks so much to all who attended, performed, volunteered, and to the Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, Lincoln Financial Group, the Connecticut Science Center for their support of this event.
Riverfront Recapture and the Joe Marfuggi Riverwalk Public Art Committee have opened a Request for Qualifications to identify artists interested in developing site-specific permanent artwork to be installed along the Joe Marfuggi Riverwalk.
The Taste of the Caribbean + Jerk Festival brought a festive Caribbean atmosphere to the riverfront during a free, day-long, family-friendly festival with authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms.
Joe Marfuggi’s lasting legacy of uniting the region and the riverfront continues to endure. We are so pleased to announce the plans to honor Joe all along the Joe Marfuggi Riverwalk, not just in its name but also through public art installations and visual storytelling.
Members of Hartford’s Girl Scouts Troop 10036 and Boy Scouts Troop 2 worked together to raise the flag in Charter Oak Landing.
Riverfront Recapture has been awarded a 1.2 million dollar grant from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s Brownfield Remediation Program.
Laurie Bastarache, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, raised the flag on our newly installed flagpole in Great River Park.
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