ViVi Bubble Tea - New Haven, CT

Tea for Chew

Outside, ViVi Bubble Tea is bubblegum pink. Inside, the colors keep popping…

Johnny King

Sing State

Johnny King is a storyteller. He tells a few when we meet…

"Sonoran Sun" at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Striking Gold

A photo essay. To view all 15 images, check out the email version.

Technically, it comes in leaves, crystals, plates and dust. Romantically, it comes in flowers, fingers, flames and suns. …

This Week in New Haven (April 16 – 22)

The future is foreseen, the past is reissued and the present is worth savoring this week in New Haven. …

New Haven Arena in 1934 (depicted image held by the New Haven Museum)

Course of Events

When the Beach Boys played, there was “no point in sitting down, except perhaps to keep from fainting,” recalls Sarah Heath of Hamden. Her friend Michael Ross, who grew up in North Haven, witnessed many a bloody hockey game when …

Recent Articles

Turning the Corner

The future site of Rocky Corner

We pull off a dirt road and park our cars in an old farm field. Seven of us hike a grassy path past brambles and patchy snow to an open rise, where Dick Margulis points to a stone wall edged …

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This Week in New Haven (April 2 – 8)

New beginnings and annual special occasions embody both singularity and pluralism this week in New Haven. …

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Home Team

Spring Glen Hardware in Hamden, CT

A bell jingles on the door (push, don’t pull). The creaky, worn wooden floors and the odor of motor oil bring me back to the hardware store of my youth in another town. …

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Food Scenery

Lobster Mac at John Davenport's

While it cuts an imposing 19-floor figure on Temple Street, the Omni New Haven Hotel is often overlooked by those who hang their hats in the city. It’s a place for travelers, not locals, we think. But John Davenport’s, the …

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Suburban Planning

Beaver Hills, New Haven

Beaver Hills is on a hill, though you won’t find any actual beavers. …

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Bounty Hunting

New Haven Farms

Meaty red tomatoes that juice when you slice them, bulging green pods full of firm, sweet peas. They’re the stuff of dreams when the calendar says spring but the forecast says winter. …

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