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Peels & Wheels

“You’re going to see the disgusting part, and then the beautiful part.” …

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Dinner Service

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Just north of the city green, on Temple Street, the Center Church Parish House is a handsome two-story brick building, with chalk-white detailing and an imposing air.

But it’s actually quite welcoming. …

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Stop and Go

Downtown New Haven is known for its walkability, but it’s not considered particularly drivable. …

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Spring Water

Have you ever wanted to stand with one foot on either side of a waterfall?

For most notable falls, that wouldn’t be possible without really long legs. But…

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Worship and Peace

New Haven Friends Meeting

Paul Hammer once told a new friend he was a Quaker. The friend was surprised, Hammer recalls. “‘You mean there are still real live Quakers among us?’ As if we were a historical relic.” …

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Petalworking

Spring has come, and flowers are blooming. Yards and medians bob with daffodils, and the cherry blossom trees in Wooster Square are budding, promising petal showers any moment. …

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Journaling

New Haven Review

This year, the New Haven Review celebrates two birthdays. …

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Arms’ Reach

Winchester Lofts

In the 1870s, an offshoot of New Haven’s Canal Street was renamed to honor the sprawling new factory that’d been built there. The complex was one of the biggest in the state, let alone the city, and by the late …

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Admission Accomplished

From left: Cornelia H.B. Rogers (Romance Languages and Literatures), Sara Bulkley Rogers (History), Margaretta Palmer (Mathematics), Mary Augusta Scott (English), Laura Johnson Wylie (English), Charlotte Fitch Roberts (Chemistry), Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (English). Painted by Brenda Zlamany.

When it isn’t covered by snow, Maya Lin’s Women’s Table, the fountain sculpture in front of Yale’s Sterling Library, sits gleaming under a sheen of water. …

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Cyber Space

In a basement at the University of New Haven, a windowless room is filled with spiffy, large-screen desktop computers.

When it comes time to work, however, students pull out their laptops. …

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