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Trees of Knowledge

The graves of loved ones and luminaries are enough to attract visitors to the Grove Street Cemetery. But this 18-acre oasis in the middle of the city has long held another appeal…

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Demand and Supply

The Jewish principle of tikkun olam—repairing the world—is the mission of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven. That world extends far beyond the region’s Jewish community, even though that’s where the organization’s work began.

In 1881, as a wave …

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’20/’21

Leilim Chang-Salazar loves graduations. The graduates’ sense of accomplishment, their families’ pride, the traditions, the pomp and circumstance—“I love it. It just makes me cry, even if it’s not even mine,” she says. …

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Product Placement

One in five women will miss work or school because she doesn’t have access to tampons and pads when she needs them. One in four women struggles to afford period products. The average woman spends…

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Cover to Cover

The Institute Library, founded as the Apprentices’ Literary Association in 1826, has occupied the same narrow Chapel Street building since 1878. Its stairs are grooved by countless footfalls, its catalog cards softened by countless fingers. Unlike…

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Memory Banking

Much as many of us would like to forget, remembering this pandemic has been a priority for some local organizations and residents. …

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Caller ID

Walking by a lake or pond after sunset this time of year, you may hear spring peepers chirping their high, birdlike songs in a wavering chorus of invitations to mate. It’s a sure sign that spring is here.

Growing to …

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Data Recovery

W.E.B. Du Bois was an early giant of the Civil Rights movement. He also has a New Haven connection…

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Back in the Groove

After being frozen out all winter, live music is springing up around the city. …

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The Slice Is Right

Amid New Haven’s boisterous pizza debates, Costa Pizza has been quietly making an argument for itself since 2012. Even with a sandwich board on the sidewalk, the little storefront at the bottom of Whitney Avenue is easy to miss. But …

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