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Soft Times in Hardware City

The lettering on the bright yellow jerseys of New Britain’s baseball team, the New Britain Bees, doesn’t say “New Britain” or even “Bees.” It reads “Hardware City,” the …

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Bed and Maybe Breakfast

Would you prefer a “Modern Condo on the River” or a “Bungalow by the Sea”? Are you a “Luxury Living at College & Crown” type, or is “Yale Crash Pad” more your speed? Maybe you have a particular neighborhood in …

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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. …

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Fixer-Uppers

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

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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. …

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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”? …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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