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Biggie

E is for Exposition. Or Eastern. There are two big Es in The Big E—the Eastern States Exposition—which runs through October 3 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. …

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Here and There

You won’t find mummy wraps made of silicone rubber in the Peabody Museum of Natural History’s collection. But you will find them at Artspace, where …

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Thyme Zone

When Thyme & Season opened in Hamden in 1997, many people still saw health food as “some weird old hippie thing,” longtime employee Vicky Parslow says with a laugh…

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Open Secrets

In Kate Henderson’s painting The Source (2019), pools like oil slicks of blue and green and gold coalesce across a plane surrounded by tree-like spires. A blue arm points like a shaft of light to one pool, whose rings spread …

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Shirt Tales

Closed for good earlier this year, a cozy clothing shop on the corner of Elm and York Streets was the last local vestige of a once-mighty local company. …

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Re: Union

At times on a weekday afternoon, there are as many employees—security, maintenance, ticket sales—as there are passengers inside New Haven’s Union Station. …

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Body and Building

At New Haven Pilates in Erector Square, Krista Rea trains her students to pay attention to their bodies as they work out on…

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Mix and Matcha

“Don’t Teas’ Me,” pleads a neon sign inside Looseleaf Boba Company, but the menu will do just that. …

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Steady Progress

“Steady Eddie” was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt (pictured right, above) won the Greater New Haven City Open men’s singles title 18 times between 1949 and 1970 and enjoyed a run of more …

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Vapor Trail

The poet Carl Sandburg famously wrote that fog “comes on little cat feet.” …

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