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Melodies and Movements

Change yourself to change the world…

Composer Byron Au Yong led a group of 18 local activists in this simple, repeated, four-note song. The sanctuary of…

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Requiem for a Pizza Joint

Dark wooden tables carved with decades of initials, doodles and sports allegiances. Cinnamon toast. Pizza slices. A seemingly perpetual stream of ’80s power ballads on a tinny radio. …

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Water Way

If you know the Mill River, you probably know it best from…

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Sit-Down Meeting

The carpets make a soft booming sound as they’re rolled out on the floor of Dwight Chapel—eight of them, long and narrow, arranged at an angle between the old stone columns. A…

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Life and Death

A warehouse on Mill Street in Fair Haven is lined with skulls and bones, but, believe it or not, they have nothing to do with Halloween. …

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Nothing to Fear

A photo essay.

It’s hard not to have a happy Halloween in New Haven, a place that breezily subverts the motifs meant to menace us. …

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Super Humans

To see all 29 images published with this story, check out the email version.

Its campus is a quilt of manicured green expanses, charming New England architecture and…

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Commercial Space

Since its creation in 1794, a few things have changed for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. …

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Food Prep

Like any professional restaurant, The Owl Café’s kitchen is clean and well-stocked. …

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Storm Surge

Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.(Photo by Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNG-PAO)

“Puerto Rico,” the cell phone screen says. But the caller, Manuel Sierra, is speaking from New Haven. This is his home now, since Hurricane Maria drove his family from the island two years ago. Sierra is among approximately 3,000 Puerto …

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