Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Make Hartford Yours Series Showcases Stories of Hartford Influencers

We’ve always felt that Hartford is home to the bold, creative and ambitious; that it takes a certain someone to come in and make this city their own. After hearing the incredible stories from some of the city’s most interesting influencers, we feel that this belief holds especially true. From entrepreneurs, activists, artists and those […]

Onyeka Obiocha Aims to Create a More Inclusive Community

 As one of the founders of Hartford based Breakfast Lunch & Dinner, Onyeka Obiocha describes their efforts as “this idea and platform that allows you to explore the possibilities to create collective culture.” Onyeka, or Ony as many in Hartford know him, was born and raised in Windsor, Connecticut and he attributes a lot […]

Andrea Cortez Creates Beauty Within the Hartford Community

 Meet Andrea Cortez; an artist, an activist, an entrepreneur. Before starting Tainted Inc, a beauty collective and creative studio, Andrea worked in Corporate America for 15 years. During her time in the beauty industry, she eventually realized that the beauty industry is in fact, tainted… by praying on women’s insecurities to sell products. So, […]