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Two Wheelers

A storefront tucked away on Howe Street has long been a source of curiosity for passersby. The door is almost always locked; the lights are almost always out. But when you peer into the windows, you can see rows of …

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Leaps and Bounds

New Haven Ballet

The sun set hours ago, and the dark winter evening outside makes the bright ballet studio seem stark, severe. Tonight, the students of the New Haven Ballet school are practicing for their annual production of The Nutcracker, just like …

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Shark Bait

Don’t hate the player. Hate the game.

That’s the takeaway I didn’t expect from Other People’s Money, a satisfying play that often feels procedural in the moment but continues to bloom in your brain after you’ve left your seat. …

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Peaks and Valley

Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail (c. 1873) by Albert Bierstadt - Yale University Art Gallery - New Haven, CT

A photo essay. (To view all the photos, check out the email version of this story.)

Of the many objects I noted while exploring Yosemite: Exploring the Incomparable Valley, exhibiting now at …

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Ring Tones

Like something out of The Lord of the Rings, “Harkness Tower” sounds foreboding enough to match the look of its bearer, the craggy Gothic grimace rising 216 feet above High Street south of Elm.…

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Books and Crannies

A photo essay. (To view all the photos, check out the email version of this story.)

Unlike the pastoral, fleetingly autumnal lands that surround it, Whitlock’s Book Barn, established in…

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Homeland Security

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When we featured him last November, local sculptor Mohamad Hafez was …

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Lost in Space

A photo essay.

In a fitting end to an extended term, this year’s City-Wide Open Studios held its fourth and final weekend—there are usually three—in an extended space: Erector Square. …

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Puppets’ Progress

Muffy Pendergast expects about 300 heads at Westville’s Halloween parade this Sunday, and that’s not even counting the puppets. …

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Scare Tactics

Atonal organ music plays in repeating loops. The faint melody of a nursery rhyme floats somewhere far away. Louder are the ragged screams coming from an unsuspecting victim—or the bloodthirsty creature that’s captured them. …

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