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Crêped Crusader

Adil Chokairy grew up in Paris loving crêpes and the rituals that came with them: the coffee and the tea and the catch-ups with friends and family about the unfolding day. Then he grew up some more, moved to the …

Raul Julia in The Penitent

This Week in New Haven (October 20 – 26)

This week in New Haven is full of familiar formats with new particulars. There’s an annual film festival with nearly 30 events scheduled; a monthly…

Crushing It

A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A milling machine thought to be the oldest in America. A plaque hanging inside a white-slatted house. An interior wall that looks …

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake - November 15, 1811

Tough Love Letters

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

New Haven mystery novels

Elm City Whodunit

Peer into New Haven’s fictional case files with this page-turner, originally published September 19, 2012.

A few years ago, the New Haven Free Public Library distributed a hand-out: “Check Out These…

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Crêped Crusader

Choupette crêpe at Crêpes Choupette

Adil Chokairy grew up in Paris loving crêpes and the rituals that came with them: the coffee and the tea and the catch-ups with friends and family about the unfolding day. Then he grew up some more, moved to the …

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This Week in New Haven (October 20 – 26)

Raul Julia in The Penitent

This week in New Haven is full of familiar formats with new particulars. There’s an annual film festival with nearly 30 events scheduled; a monthly…

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Crushing It

A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A milling machine thought to be the oldest in America. A plaque hanging inside a white-slatted house. An interior wall that looks …

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Tough Love Letters

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake - November 15, 1811

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

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Elm City Whodunit

New Haven mystery novels

Peer into New Haven’s fictional case files with this page-turner, originally published September 19, 2012.

A few years ago, the New Haven Free Public Library distributed a hand-out: “Check Out These…

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Off the Eaten Path

“We’re literally seed to table and back again,” Ami Beach Shadle says, and unlike many people these days, she’s using the word “literally” literally.

The raw foods chef and her husband, executive chef Mark…

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