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Rewinding

VideoLab on the Post Road in Orange is indeed a laboratory, where anachronistic yet sophisticated equipment is used to convert old media—mostly home movies—into new. But…

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Fast-Forwarding

Ron Davis is in what he calls the video conversion business, which means he’s really in the memory-saving business. …

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Forward March

Gerhard and Connors

On March 17, 1842, members of the Hibernian Provident Society gathered at eight o’clock in the morning on the southwest corner of Chapel and State Streets. …

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Parked and Wrecked

Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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Civil Disobedience

The corner of Edgewood Avenue and Garden Street near Amistad Academy Middle School has an extra green street sign. It identifies the spot as Constance B. Motley Corner, which rests…

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Brown Bearing

Once you know about it, you see it everywhere. …

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Manic Kind

He was stingy, refusing to adequately support his household or his family, but he was also profligate, forced to flee England twice in order to avoid his creditors. …

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Common Cold

They say the one constant is change, but something that hasn’t changed in a long while is our annual preoccupation with the common cold. …

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Door Frame

Yale's Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall

New Haven has better reason than most to think about its doors. …

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Place Yourself

The cover of Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places makes an argument right up front: that Connecticut’s architecture is more than just Colonial homesteads and picturesque lighthouses. …

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