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Rising in the East

East Rock Park has been there our whole lifetimes, its tower a landmark to orient the traveler, its traprock cliffs changing color with the time of day. But until last year, many New Haveners didn’t give it much more thought …

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Sharing the Pie

The oven was set to 500 degrees and the kitchen counter was blanketed with flour when my husband and I tuned in to Pizza Making & Methods, the first class in Taste of New Haven’s Pizza in America series. …

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Trials by Fire

Arson is among the most destructive and deadly crimes. On Christmas Day 2019, an arsonist set fire to the historic Walter Camp house on Chapel Street, destroying its third floor and damaging the rest. Earlier that year, a fire set …

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Attention Surplus

Hamden resident John Thomas’s second-grade teacher was one of the first people who really “got” him. …

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Season’s Readings

With the temperature hovering around freezing and many of us hunkered down at home, there’s one old-fashioned entertainment that endures without wi-fi, masks or six-foot measures…

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The Note Book

Researching family history for the publication of her parents’ love letters was interesting and fun, Hamden author Jill Snyder says. It was also healing. …

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Opening Up

Ephrat and Benny Lieblich had already signed a lease for their new Whalley Avenue restaurant, Ladle and Loaf, and gutted their space when suddenly, last March, everything shut down. …

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Her Way

It begins at Crescent Street in Beaver Hills. …

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Solo Six

Cardboard is, according to artist Henry Klimowicz, “a valueless material.” Yet what he does with it belies the statement. …

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Delicacy, and Delicacies

Tucked into little bird’s nest pastries and featured in authentic Damascan-style ice cream, pistachios are a key ingredient at the new Pistachio Café in Westville. …

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