Mood Lighting

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”—Aaron Rose

The light is right for Christmas in New Haven. Each night in Morris Cove, red and green lasers shoot past knee-high candy canes. Downtown, silvery-golden glassy orbs reflect actual gold and silver. In the Annex, psychedelic medleys of bulbs and maybe tinsel grace fences and doors.

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New Haven is special 24/7/365. But even Christmas curmudgeons must admit: the city is a little extra extraordinary this time of year.

Photo Locations:

1. 40 Fairmont Avenue.
2. 475 Townsend Avenue.
3. The Hotel Duncan—1151 Chapel Street.
4. 257 Townsend Avenue.
5. 18 Girard Avenue.
6. Inside Forbes Commons—330 Forbes Avenue.
7. Derek Simpson Goldsmith—1094 Chapel Street.
8. Knights of Columbus headquarters—1 Columbus Plaza.
9. Sherman Alley, between College and High Streets along Chapel.
10. Above College Street, just below Chapel.

Written and photographed by Dan Mims.

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Dan has worked for a couple of major media companies, but he likes Daily Nutmeg best. As DN’s editor, he writes, photographs, edits and otherwise shepherds ideas into fully realized feature stories, helped in no small part by a small team of dedicated contributors.

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