Star-Spangled

Old Glory.

It seems we tend to appreciate her more during the run-up to July 4, and that includes her aesthetics. Bright with lots of contrast, detailed without being busy, she’s an…

Jennifer Ford-Chatfield, owner of Fleur de Lys

Tower of Flower

It was the prevailing symbol of French royalty for more than 500 years. As France battled, bred and cavorted with other peoples around the globe, the symbol spread, too, appropriated by families for their crests, religions for…

Hamden Roll at Sushi Palace

Roll-Play

Instead of chewy, charred dough, a corn chip with vinegared rice. Instead of tomato sauce, spicy mayo. Instead of sausage, a slab of tuna. Instead of mozzarella, a four-ribbed fan of avocado.…

Sarah Pemberton Strong

Pipes and Dreams

Do you ever imagine the life of your plumber after he’s fixed your leaks and gone home for the evening? His ambitions? His secrets? What if he’s a poet, or a novelist?

What if he’s a she?…

Fourth of July Fireworks in New Haven 2014

This Week in New Haven (June 29 – July 5)

Lots of past to be present for in the week ahead. Hymnal organ-playing Monday leads into old-style contra dancing on Thursday. Friday and…

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Star-Spangled

Old Glory.

It seems we tend to appreciate her more during the run-up to July 4, and that includes her aesthetics. Bright with lots of contrast, detailed without being busy, she’s an…

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Tower of Flower

Jennifer Ford-Chatfield, owner of Fleur de Lys

It was the prevailing symbol of French royalty for more than 500 years. As France battled, bred and cavorted with other peoples around the globe, the symbol spread, too, appropriated by families for their crests, religions for…

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Roll-Play

Hamden Roll at Sushi Palace

Instead of chewy, charred dough, a corn chip with vinegared rice. Instead of tomato sauce, spicy mayo. Instead of sausage, a slab of tuna. Instead of mozzarella, a four-ribbed fan of avocado.…

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Pipes and Dreams

Sarah Pemberton Strong

Do you ever imagine the life of your plumber after he’s fixed your leaks and gone home for the evening? His ambitions? His secrets? What if he’s a poet, or a novelist?

What if he’s a she?…

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This Week in New Haven (June 29 – July 5)

Fourth of July Fireworks in New Haven 2014

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Phone Home

George Coy's Telephone Switchboard

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