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Signage of the Times

A photo essay. To view all 18 images, check out the email version.

All around New Haven, there are signs of the past…

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Square Route

Masonic Temple - 285 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT

From the square tiles laid on the floor to the blue sky painted on the ceilings, just about everything in the Masonic temple at 285 Whitney Avenue has symbolic meaning…

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Multiple Choice

The good news is New Haven Public Schools offers dozens of school choices.

The bad news is New Haven Public Schools offers dozens of school choices. …

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Squirreling Away

A photo essay. To view all 21 images, check out the email version.

This Groundhog Day, we’re celebrating the groundhog’s more relatable relative: the gray squirrel.


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Super Men

1981 Yale football team - shared courtesy of Mory's

Watch the right highlight reel and you’ll see #33 on the Miami Dolphins plow through the Buffalo Bills defensive line. That’s running back and Hamden native Rich Diana, who …

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A Moon’s World

Tomorrow, on January 31, 2018, the moon will be a trio of rare things made much rarer for coinciding…

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Big Tent

A version of the same story appears in the Torah, the Bible and the Qur’an: Strangers appear at Abraham’s tent, and he welcomes them. “Let…

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Above Water

Off City Point - New Haven, CT

It looks more like a chin than a point, thrust defiantly into New Haven Harbor, as if to declare itself a survivor. …

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Choosing Slides

Friday was a formidable day. Dervishes of powder whipped across the ground. Bare branches creaked like haunted house doors. The cold air burned. But the sun was out, and so were dozens of kids…

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Social Medium

Babz Rawls Ivy

If you want something done your way, you’ve got to do it yourself.

“Do our own thing” is the mantra of Babz Rawls Ivy, the editor of Inner-City News. For more than 25 years, the weekly paper has published …

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