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Carol Nardini at Scantlebury Park

May is New Haven Bike Month, so, naturally, I decided to go for a ride. But not just any ride. …

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Special Delivery

Radio Tower Park, Hamden

A photo essay. To view all 15 images, check out the email version.

How’s your reception? …

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Bases Covered

Bob Turcio inside Batter's Box

The first thing Bob Turcio wants me to know is he tells people exactly what he thinks. And they don’t always like it. …

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Memory Serves

Rabbi Brockman at Mishkan Israel

About 450 years ago somewhere in Eastern Europe, perhaps in Poland, an unknown scribe wrote on sheepskin parchment the Hebrew text of the Torah. …

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Suburban Planning

Beaver Hills, New Haven

Beaver Hills is on a hill, though you won’t find any actual beavers. …

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Of Great Import

Port of New Haven

If you’ve ever gazed over Long Island Sound, you may have seen the big ships coming in and out of New Haven. Maybe you’ve even wondered where they’re from, what they’re carrying and what life is like down on the …

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Ritual Variety

Outside, the wind throws silver drops of rain against the window panes and combs the fir trees. Inside, all is still except for one voice rising to the vaulted ceiling…

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Preppers

“I love tax season,” Kisha Hull says, and she means it. …

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Swatching the Parade

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

At Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, both paraders and viewers vied for…

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Retaining Walls

Stone wall in Woodbridge, CT

“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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