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Something in the Water

Mill River, New Haven

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New…

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Bond is Words

People come to New Haven from all corners of the globe. Some are academics (or families of academics), here to teach or research. Some are refugees or people who have immigrated to join relatives here. Backgrounds as…

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Outside In

CitySeed Indoor Winter Farmers' Market

Winter means hardship, and maybe that’s why CitySeed’s Indoor Winter Market, held in the Metropolitan Business Academy lobby each Saturday, feels counterintuitive. It makes life too easy.…

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Shaping Up

Christina Yaworowski and Drew Lewis outside Active Wellness Boutique Fitness

It’s a new year and perhaps, as they say, a ‘new you.’ Across the city, resolutions focused on maintaining regular workouts and better diets are about to be met by one of two things: abandonment, or action.…

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Broad Cast

Citizens Television

Several days a week, it’s lights, cameras, action at Citizens Television (CTV), the public access TV studio servicing New Haven, Hamden and West Haven. Behind the scenes, staff members and volunteers buzz about checking mic levels and…

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’Scape Velocity

Gerald Saladyga

For New Haven artist Gerald Saladyga (“suh-lah-di-guh”), landscape painting isn’t about windswept mountains, snaking rivers, pastoral valleys. Instead, think off-kilter cityscapes, billowing smokestacks, speckled cosmos.…

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House of Wax

Replay Records interior

Never more the record store—not in New Haven, anyway. But Hamden’s Replay Records, about six miles up Whitney Avenue, keeps resetting its needle six days a week, with a fondness for grooved-vinyl 33s and 45s and the…

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Elastic Band

New Haven Improvisers Collective

Nearly 10 years in, members of the New Haven Improvisers Collective still like to figure it out as they go. During NHIC’s open-call workshops, held every last Monday of the month at Never Ending Books (810 State St, New Haven), …

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Brew Comer

The Simpel at the Overshores taproom

Over in East Haven, young upstart Overshores Brewing Company is doing things a little differently. Actually, a lot differently: it’s Connecticut’s first and only Belgian-style brewery.…

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Cracking the Castle

Inside Gillette Castle

Easily overlooked East Haddam is nice to look at, and it’s not that far away. The drive up I-91 North and over 66 East runs about 40 miles and under an hour without traffic. The scenic route, mostly along Route …

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