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Mural Support

One of the most valued items in the Great Hall at the Peabody Museum of Natural History is only 71 years old, a mere newborn compared to the fossilized bones of the museum’s famous brontosaurus. …

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Falling Out

While we may take autumn’s crimsons and golds for granted, hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting Connecticut this time of year…

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Supernatural

West River Memorial Park - New Haven, CT

You’re alone in a marsh on the eve of Halloween, and it’s almost dark. …

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On the Rocks

Evans on West Rock

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

East Rock Park

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Giant Task

Since May, the Sleeping Giant Park Association, whose mission is to protect and maintain Hamden’s iconic Sleeping Giant State Park, has faced its biggest challenge since the one that catalyzed the volunteer group’s formation in 1924. …

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On the Edge

Cycling south from the top of Yale Avenue takes advantage of one of the nicer designated bike routes in New Haven. You’ve got…

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Stop Motion

The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail bike path now reaches, without interruption, more than 24 miles from downtown New Haven all the way to Southington. …

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Rock and Roll

Savin Rock, West Haven

A warm, persistent wind frothed up whitecaps on Long Island Sound one hot August afternoon. …

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Take Your Pick

Norton Brothers Fruit Farm

As summer stretches its limbs toward fall, fruit is heavy on the branches, practically begging to be plucked. …

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