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Books and Crannies

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Unlike the pastoral lands that surround it, Whitlock’s Book Barn, established in Bethany since 1948, is leafy year-round. …

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Hallowed Ground

Can you feel them? All Hallow’s Eve is upon us, and the dead are just beneath our feet.

New Haven is an old city, and there are bodies where we least expect them. In the East Shore section of town, …

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That’s the Spirit!

Public health warnings to “keep a distance” are a nightmare for kids on Halloween. “Door to door trick or treating is not recommended” this year, a New Haven Health Department flyer warns.

But New Haveners are adapting. …

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Creature Features

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles—on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, giving earthly structures a touch of the fantastical. …

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Charted Space

The light most recently crossed into New Haven sky on October 6 at 7:01 p.m. …

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On the Edge

Cycling south from the top of Yale Avenue takes advantage of one of the nicer designated bike routes in New Haven. You’ve got…

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Peace in Mind

Worried about the future? Meet the youth of Ice the Beef. …

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Neighboring

Home to a historic village, a public library, old factory buildings, art studios and galleries, Edgewood Park, Hopkins School, the Yale Bowl, the Yale Golf Course and…

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Character Development

Local college mascots are more than foam and fabric. They’re also flesh and blood—in one case, a canine’s—with tales behind their tails. …

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Busy Bees

In a community garden on Arthur Street in the Hill, Dillan, a junior at High School in the Community, kneels on the ground and feeds grass into a smoker to “cool” the fire inside. …

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