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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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Tales from the Crypt

What do Benedict Arnold’s first wife, Rutherford B. Hayes’s grandmother and James Hillhouse’s uncle have in common? …

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Learn and Live

The American philosopher and educator John Dewey once wrote that education is “a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” …

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Ramped Up

“The whole place has just kind of come alive,” skateboarder Noé Jimenez says. …

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Turn of the Sentry

The sculpture garden behind the Yale University Art Gallery is an urban sanctuary, offering a nice, quiet place to sit during the day. It’s also…

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Making a Run

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

The Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, which commences at 8:30 a.m. this coming Monday, is unusual among New Haven events insofar as the event comes to many of its spectators. …

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