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Mixing and A-Mingling

A nontraditional playlist, for a nontraditional Christmas: …

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Outside Tracks

Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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Heaven Can Wait

What happens to a dream deferred? In the case of The Devil’s Diet, which identifies as a dessert bar but goes well beyond that, it returns…

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Record Players

Round, grooved slabs with punchy inner labels and some heft to them. Hundreds of parallel lines forming bar codes of color on shelves or in crates. Rich, warm sound with crackles and pops of character spreading across the room. …

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’Borne and Raised

The first notes of Airborne Charlie’s eponymous debut album, out today, materialize like raindrops on water, delicate and rippling. …

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Hotheaded

Dave Bonet doesn’t speak like an angry person, but perhaps that’s because he lets his sauce do the talking. …

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Sub Hero

A cartoon pig, blinged out and blazed up, gazes out from below the counter inside the new…

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Twist of Plate

While arepas aren’t new to New Haven—High Street’s Rubamba and its ¡Ay Arepa! cart have been the vanguard—newcomer SOMOS specializes in the Venezuelan style. …

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A Call to Farms

Six months ago, CitySeed farmers’ market regular Waldingfield Farm, located in Washington, Connecticut, had neither the resources nor the demand to run its own farm stand. Now, months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Waldingfield boasts…

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Bringing It

With foot traffic dried up, local businesses are increasingly willing to meet customers more than halfway. …

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