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To Dye For

Sari Paints

Inside her bright, airy space on State Street, Sara Hinckley is harvesting peaches and roses, lavender and mint, but there’s no garden in sight, only bottles of bleach and dye, toner and shampoo. …

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Other People’s Shoes

When he was 14 and growing up in Ecuador, Fausto Guamantri’s father taught him the family business of cordwaining—making leather shoes by hand. …

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Women of Ends

When Selma Miriam and Noel Furie first saw the old machine shop in the mid ’70s, they knew they wanted a wall full of light. …

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Hereditary Plates

The Poppy's Special

In Poppy’s Restaurant, the word “Poppy” pops up a lot. …

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Hitting Home

When Kimberly Pedrick, long-time owner of Chapel Street fashion boutique idiom, decided to open another store, she ended up much closer to home than she’d originally planned…

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Life and Limbs

“I know people aren’t coming here to get an ice cream cone,” Shelley Sherbondy says from her fourth-floor office on Long Wharf Drive. …

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Food Scenery

Lobster Mac at John Davenport's

While it cuts an imposing 19-floor figure on Temple Street, the Omni New Haven Hotel is often overlooked by those who hang their hats in the city. It’s a place for travelers, not locals, we think. But John Davenport’s, the …

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Face to Face

Melissa Linden at Angela Maione Beauty

Before Angela Maione begins tattooing, before the pigment is even mixed, she needs to finish her geometry. Calipers and string come out, angles are checked and double-checked, arcs are drawn with a wax pencil to see how they look. …

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Welcome to the Club

A small sign directs you off the main road, between two faceless industrial buildings, down a snaking drive to a parking lot where a broken-down camper van holds court. A second sign points…

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Unburied Treasure

Unknown artist (Dutch School), The Paston Treasure, ca. 1663, oil on canvas, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK, courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service

The Paston Treasure, the enormous centerpiece of the Yale Center for British Art’s new exhibition The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World, is bursting at the seams…

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