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Sit-Down Meeting

The carpets make a soft booming sound as they’re rolled out on the floor of Dwight Chapel—eight of them, long and narrow, arranged at an angle between the old stone columns. A…

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Life and Death

A warehouse on Mill Street in Fair Haven is lined with skulls and bones, but, believe it or not, they have nothing to do with Halloween. …

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Nothing to Fear

A photo essay.

It’s hard not to have a happy Halloween in New Haven, a place that breezily subverts the motifs meant to menace us. …

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Super Humans

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Its campus is a quilt of manicured green expanses, charming New England architecture and…

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Commercial Space

Since its creation in 1794, a few things have changed for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. …

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Food Prep

Like any professional restaurant, The Owl Café’s kitchen is clean and well-stocked. …

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Storm Surge

Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.(Photo by Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNG-PAO)

“Puerto Rico,” the cell phone screen says. But the caller, Manuel Sierra, is speaking from New Haven. This is his home now, since Hurricane Maria drove his family from the island two years ago. Sierra is among approximately 3,000 Puerto …

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Work-study

New Haven is known for its eclectic mix of downtown architecture, from Colonial and Federal homes to Gothic churches, Modernist experiments and 21st-century “smart buildings.” Less conspicuous is another group…

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Western Union

Chapel Street is New Haven’s longest single route, according to Doris B. Townshend’s The Streets of New Haven. But its western downtown end has a character all its own…

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Care to Dance?

Different partners offer different advice, but ultimately it all comes down to one thing: the dancing. …

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