The Radius Project

The Radius Project


Latest Episodes

Radius 5: Mozzicato’s Bakery
January 26, 2016

If you’ve visited Hartford’s South End, you might be familiar with Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery on Franklin Avenue. It’s an “institution” in the city — a place that has been around for a long time, and that if you visit Hartford and don’t stop in,

Radius 4: The Connecticut River
January 26, 2016

Long before it was our capital city, the Connecticut River shaped the land in and around Hartford. It’s been a settling place for Native Americans, Dutch explorers, and Jewish migrants. Today we may not even notice it because it’s been walled off and s...

Radius 3: Mount Olive Church
January 26, 2016

Mount Olive Church in Hartford is on Battles Street. It was home in the 1960s to the street’s namesake, Reverend Richard Battles, a civil rights leader and Arkansas native. He once brought a group from the church to march with Dr. Martin Luther King,

Radius 2: Park Street
January 26, 2016

Park Street in Hartford is like a spine in the city. It starts in downtown Hartford and heads through the neighborhood called Frog Hollow, and stretches all the way to the city line with West Hartford. In Hartford's Frog Hollow,

Radius 1: Keney Park
January 13, 2016

Hartford’s historic Keney Park in the northwestern area of the city is enormous. It has almost 700 acres of green space designated for the public to enjoy.  “Every time I walk into this park, I think of two things,” said Gregory Richard,

WNPR Introduces the Radius Project
January 13, 2016

Join WNPR as we map Hartford in a new way, searching for perspective on the city — its beauties, its issues, and most importantly its people. Radius is about what happens when we explore the edges, paths, and landmarks of a city,