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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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Flag-Waving

The Emerald Society at the 2017 Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade

A photo essay. To view all 28 shots, check out the email version.

Thanks to a wind-chill factor in the teens, the crowd at Sunday’s Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade was smaller than usual. …

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Archery 101

Mason Laboratory at Yale University

At Yale, there are arched backs in Dance Studies classes and in Yogis at Yale sessions. Arched brows as curious, libidinous college students scope out classmates. Arch nemeses whenever Harvard comes to town. …

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Stars Aligned

Dan Beck of Inner Makeup

Dan Beck works in Newhallville, out of an apartment on Winchester Avenue. Built in the early 1900s, the building is a lovely brick structure that, as recently as 2013, was vacant and derelict. Rediscovered, rescued from rot and reopened to …

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Place of Pride

Steve and Kate Melillo outside Americana Memories

On the Americana Memories website, there’s a phone number to reach Steve Melillo for “pennant emergencies.”

“It’s exactly what it sounds like,” Melillo says. For example…

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Going Medieval

Sterling Memorial Library at Yale

A photo essay. To view all 12 shots, check out the email version.

Sterling Library is your ticket to the Middle Ages, without all the awful stuff that happened in the Middle Ages. …

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