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Now and Then

Laura A. Macaluso

When I spoke with historian Laura A. Macaluso, she was fresh from the trenches. …

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Here and Noir

Amy Bloom

Amy Bloom is familiar with New Haven’s underbelly, and not just because she edited and contributed to New Haven Noir, a new anthology of hard-boiled page-turners set in the Elm City. …

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Baker’s Dozens

Hen & Heifer, Guilford

As customers visit Hen & Heifer, a little bakery around the corner from the Guilford Town Green, it’s clear they’re coming for dessert. …

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Project Management

Editor’s note: Shortly after publishing this story, we learned that Sew Crafty is closing up shop. We regret any crafting hopes this news may dash!

Sew Crafty, a New Haven craft studio, looks like Santa’s workshop if the elves were …

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Floating Boats

It was the second Wednesday in July, and a colorful crowd had lined up near the Mill River canoe launch in the College Woods section of East Rock Park. Supplied with paddles and bright red life jackets, they …

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Seeing Red

Mies Julie at Yale Summer Cabaret. Photographed by Yaara Bar.

For Yale Summer Cabaret’s production of Mies Julie, the floor is painted red. The walls are red as well, creating a sunbaked look and conjuring the setting of South Africa. But the redness isn’t just evocative; it’s also practical.…

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A Piece of the Pie

Breaking My Meatballs at One 6 Three

There’s no gamble like starting a small pizza parlor in New Haven, where established heavy hitters suck up most of the air in the room. But if anyone could make a successful go at it, it would probably be Alexa …

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Fibers of Being

In a sunny storefront on East Street, a number of artisans are sitting down, helping the rest of New Haven do the same. …

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State of Play

Minis at Elm City Games

It’s a Thursday night, and magic is happening at Elm City Games…

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People and Places

Bus Stop (2016) by Jim Goldberg

In the stark room at the Yale University Art Gallery where Candy/A Good and Spacious Land is staged, a window looks out over the Gothic Revival towers of the school, with …

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