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Crowd Source

Reddit.com, a bottom-up clearinghouse for new and trending web content, calls itself the “front page of the internet.” Which is true enough, since Reddit is one of the most-visited websites in the world. …

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Rising in the East

East Rock Park has been there our whole lifetimes, its tower a landmark to orient the traveler, its traprock cliffs changing color with the time of day. But until last year, many New Haveners didn’t give it much more thought …

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Attention Surplus

Hamden resident John Thomas’s second-grade teacher was one of the first people who really “got” him. …

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Opening Up

Ephrat and Benny Lieblich had already signed a lease for their new Whalley Avenue restaurant, Ladle and Loaf, and gutted their space when suddenly, last March, everything shut down. …

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Old Flame

“Don’t burn the candle at both ends,” people started telling each other in the 1700s. …

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Exterior Decorating

Decorating houses for the holidays is one tradition that hasn’t changed this pandemic season. …

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Retaining Walls

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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Air Waves

At a time when interviewers are as likely to interrupt and shout as to listen, it’s a relief to hear Khalilah Brown-Dean’s level, warm voice on the airwaves. …

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Record Players

Round, grooved slabs with punchy inner labels and some heft to them. Hundreds of parallel lines forming bar codes of color on shelves or in crates. Rich, warm sound with crackles and pops of character spreading across the room. …

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Movable Feast

Who could have imagined last Thanksgiving that gathering for this Thanksgiving would be so dangerous? …

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