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Deck the Boughs

It’s a sunny November afternoon on the New Haven Green. …

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Paperless Trail

Slow down and walk, and you never know what you might notice. But walk with a good tour guide, even a virtual one, and you’ll see a lot more. …

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Symbolic Logic

Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church - New Haven, CT

In the middle of residential Westville, the Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church stands out for its contrasting ornamentation and stark simplicity. …

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Orange Juice

New Haven’s street names evoke trees like Linden and Willow, institutions like Temple and Asylum, valuable things like a Bellevue, a Jewell, a Prospect, but none is more colorful than Orange Street. …

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Falling Out

While we may take autumn’s crimsons and golds for granted, hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting Connecticut this time of year…

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Supernatural

West River Memorial Park - New Haven, CT

You’re alone in a marsh on the eve of Halloween, and it’s almost dark. …

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On the Rocks

Evans on West Rock

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

East Rock Park

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Crossing Paths

Most of the time, in order to cross the road, you have to be on the road. …

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Spell Cast

2015 New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

Williwaw: “a sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitude” (Merriam-Webster). …

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