With its low self-esteem and high urban blight, Hartford is the ultimate underdog city. Sad City Hartford documents the joys, sorrows and eccentricities of New England's Rising Star.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Everyone loves candy. It's one of the highlights of life as a child and long after most other guilty pleasures have reached the stage of inappropriate, candy remains an acceptable vice.Who doesn't love popping open one of those movie size boxes of Rainbow Nerds and pouring as many as possible into your mouth?

On Halloween there is nothing more satisfying than a great trick-or-treat stop. That said, there is little more frustrating than a bad trick-or-treat stop. With a nod to out most macabre holiday, Sad City looks at Halloween candies.