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Central Air

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From hundreds of feet away on a cloudy August morning…

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Shirt Tales

Closed for good earlier this year, a cozy clothing shop on the corner of Elm and York Streets was the last local vestige of a once-mighty local company. …

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Body and Building

At New Haven Pilates in Erector Square, Krista Rea trains her students to pay attention to their bodies as they work out on…

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Steady Progress

“Steady Eddie” was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt (pictured right, above) won the Greater New Haven City Open men’s singles title 18 times between 1949 and 1970 and enjoyed a run of more …

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Stone of Heart

The little old kitchen had quieted down from the bustle and confusion of midday; and now, with its afternoon manners on, presented a holiday aspect that, as the principal room in the brown house, it was eminently proper it should

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House of Repute

A few blocks from the Guilford Town Green, stately houses line quiet streets. Most have wide, sprawling lawns. Some have barns behind them, long since converted into garages or sheds. Many are quite old, from the Victorian era or …

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Heating Up

“It is hot,” began a story on the front page of the New Haven Evening Register on August 5, 1896. That simple statement marked the beginning of one of New Haven’s worst recorded heat waves. …

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Opened House

Three years ago came a tornado. Two years after that, a pandemic. But those are just the most recent trials for Hamden’s 1792 Jonathan Dickerman House. …

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City Planner

Googling “George Dudley Seymour” may lead you to George Dudley Seymour State Park in Haddam, a popular spot for hiking and birding on the banks of the Connecticut River. But…

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Household Names

Until last week, the names Pink and Stepna Primus existed only in the depths of census and church records. They weren’t written or spoken as part of the oft-told history of the Pardee-Morris House, the 18th-century home of the family …

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