Archive | Travel RSS feed for this section

Rhode Trip

You can make reservations, firm up dinner plans and pack as much sunscreen as you want, but there’s no controlling the weather. …

Read More 0 Comments

Fixer-Uppers

In a warehouse strung up with Christmas lights, John Martin is drinking coffee, listening to Drake and doing surgery. …

Read More 0 Comments

Road Rage

In July of 1636, John Oldham’s boat was discovered off the coast of Block Island, RI. There was only one passenger: Oldham’s naked corpse, with a hatchet lodged in his skull. …

Read More 0 Comments

Inner Drive

If Norma Jean Mortensen can become “Marilyn Monroe,” and Eldrick Woods can become “Tiger Woods,” and Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor can become “Lorde,” why can’t Reneé Hughes become “Lucy”? …

Read More 0 Comments

Silver Linings

A photo essay.

All through Milford’s Silver Sands are silver strands: a long grayscale bridge over wet marsh; tall, reflective grasses; the crests of tiny waves hitting beach or sandbar…

Read More 0 Comments

Ride-alongs

As the International Festival of Arts & Ideas brings corners of the globe to New Haven, it also brings New Haveners to different corners of the city—sometimes through whirlwind excursions. The whirlwindiest of these are IFAI’s…

Read More 0 Comments

Be Their Guest

White-walled guest rooms are cozy and bright, with feather-soft beds and light streaming through wide windows. Meanderers stroll around the lobby, stopping to check their email on a central computer or read complimentary copies…

Read More 0 Comments

Swift and Shore

Guilfordians walk among us.

Charlotte, a radiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, finds her twenty-minute commute from Guilford more bearable than the grind she endured living in Fairfield, when she regularly…

Read More 0 Comments

Cracking the Castle

Inside Gillette Castle

Easily overlooked East Haddam is nice to look at, and it’s not that far away. The drive up I-91 North and over 66 East runs about 40 miles and under an hour without traffic. The scenic route, mostly along Route …

Read More 0 Comments

Grape Lengths

Savino Vineyards

Gennaro Savino, owner of Savino Vineyards in Woodbridge, strolls down a grassy path, stopping to pick a grape from a lush green vine. Before sampling the crimson jewel, he remarks that most grapes on this particular vine…

Read More 0 Comments