2015 New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

Spell Cast

Williwaw: “a sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitude” (Merriam-Webster). …

To Protect and Preserve

The floorboards squeak, and the windows can be drafty. This 1827 boarding house wouldn’t be most people’s idea of a dream office. But…

Rick Omonte and Carlos Wells inside The State House

Watch This Space

The State House feels like a place where almost anything creative could happen. That’s the way co-owner Carlos Wells and talent buyer Rick Omonte like it. …

Laughing Matter

In Seriously Funny: Caricature through the Centuries, an exhibition organized by Rebecca Szantyr at the Yale University Art Gallery, there’s the beanpole-skinny man of…

The Office cast shot

This Week in New Haven (October 15 – 21)

Depending on the day, the word “office”—as in, a place a person works—can refer to the White House, a sidewalk, an 18th-century palace or even a fictional paper company branch in Scranton, PA. …

Recent Articles

Key Ingredients

A night of rain means cafe chairs, still wet and glistening, are stacked outside Scratch Baking on the Milford Green. But inside, the bakery’s butcher block tables are filling as a 9 a.m. lull gives way to a morning rush…

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Talk to You Soon

Binnie Klein

Deejay Binnie Klein is a thoughtful speaker with a soothing alto voice. She’s also a thoughtful listener…

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The Spice is Right

Cilantro is the kind of place where you’re compelled to ask what’s in the sauce and the person at the counter knows the exact answer. In this case it was “the green sauce,” one of…

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This Week in New Haven (October 8 – 14)

Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein

Frights and delights and even a little costuming signal that it’s officially Halloween season. …

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Near and Wide

Two days before the launch of this year’s City-Wide Open Studios festival, the Orange Street headquarters of organizer Artspace was awhirl with color and activity. …

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Knight Persons

No Irish Need Apply.

The faded sign hangs beside the bar at the Knights of St. Patrick hall in New Haven, a reminder of the world in which…

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