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For Pet’s Sake

A cavernous warehouse space at 75 Hamilton Street isn’t just for wares. It’s also for wags, barks, nips, growls and tugs.

This is the home of A Dog’s Life, an impressive doggie daycare wonderland…

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Tacos with a View

Nexcalli tacos

Today we’re revisiting a favorite from the archives. Below is an updated version of an article that appeared in one of Daily Nutmeg’s early editions, published on April 17, 2012. Enjoy!

There are 10 spots for 10…

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You Name It

PechaKucha in 2012

Today we’re going back into the archives. Below is an updated version of an article that appeared in one of Daily Nutmeg’s early editions, published on May 3, 2012. Enjoy!

Bentara, the Malaysian…

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An Apple-Carrot-Ginger a Day

Liquids at Pure Health Lounge

Today we’re going back into the archives. Below is an updated version of an article that appeared in one of Daily Nutmeg’s early editions, published on June 1, 2012. Enjoy!

If you’ve seen…

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World of Difference

Refugees at IRIS

The whole wide world is tucked away in East Rock, up a set of carpeted stairs at 235 Nicoll Street.

Welcome to IRIS: Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, a non-profit humming with…

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Dream Teams

The Future Project

The bell rings, and it’s a blur of high tops and backpacks on a Thursday afternoon at New Haven Academy on Orange Street. Some of the Inaugural class of New Haven Future Fellows has arrived, and they have things to …

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In Service

On the third floor of a Newhallville house, abandoned for years, JoJo watches her crew members rake piles of refuse—toys and newspapers and old clothes—into garbage bags, tossing them out the window to an industrial-sized dumpster. Her hard hat…

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Wagin’ Cajun

Cast Iron Soul

It’s the kind of spot where a few hours can slip by with little notice, measured only in glasses of caramel-colored sweet tea (or your favorite wine or beer; it’s BYOB). The walls are wine-red, framed vintage posters of jazz …

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A Lot Has Changed

Winchester Revitalization Arts Project

There’s a shining, silver chess set sitting out in the sun, on a folding card table. Sure, it’s out there for the kids, but a couple of grown men sit down for a nice afternoon game, and they’re welcome to …

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Where There’s Smoke

Squillo Smoke Shop

Fran Squillo Vessichio is the “mayor” of State Street. Ask anyone. Or at least, ask any member of the daily and seemingly unending stream of friends, neighbors and passersby visiting her shop on State Street. Located between Bishop and Edwards, …

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