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Spring Mix

Springtime—when what came in like a lion and went out like a lamb gives way to showers and flowers. When the sun shines longer and the wind blows warmer and color returns. And most importantly: when skinkers across the Elm …

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This Week in New Haven (December 28 – January 3)

The Lighthouse at Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven

Consider the simple, mind-clearing image above a palate cleanser—which its subject will indeed become this Friday after a night of especially hard partying. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 29 – January 4)

Medusa by Jennifer Davies, photographed by Christopher Gardner

It’s a new year when the clock strikes 12 on Thursday morning. But it’s not a new New Haven, which is why it’s not quite surprising how varied…

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Cold Comforts

Cranberry Mojito and Ramos Fizz at Olea

In winter, the heart longs for rich, warm, comforting drinks that stick to the ribs. Better still if what sticks also zings on the way down.

Few spirits are as hearty and walloping as a nice bourbon.…

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This Week in New Haven (January 27 – February 2)

Haven String Quartet at 116 Crown

Pace yourself. Drink plenty of water. Between a cocktail event Tuesday, an extensive wine tasting Thursday, a BYO all-night rager blurring Friday with Saturday and a Super Bowl on…

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’Wich Craft

Rick Reuben sandwich at Meat & Co.

Eating a great meal can be an unforgettable experience. You could say, then, that sandwich shop Meat & Co., a homey yet upscale lunch counter recently opened by 116 Crown co-owners John Ginnetti and Danielle Ginnetti, is in the business …

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Chill Out!

7 Sundial Splash Pad at Edgewood Park

According to weather.com, the hottest day in New Haven history topped out at 103 degrees, measured in 1957. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration deems a 106-degree scorcher in Danbury on July 15, 1995, to be the state’s hottest in its …

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Wintry Mixed

The "Lauren's Driving Home" at 116 Crown

Blustery winds, truncated hours of daylight and snow in the forecast make this the perfect season for homebound pleasures: curling up under a blanket with a good book or resurrecting unfinished domestic projects.

But don’t get too comfortable. When it …

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Into the Swing

Godwin Louis | New Haven Jazz Festival

If the 2012 New Haven Jazz Festival were a melodic line, the city name and the musical genre would carry equal emphasis.

But it hasn’t always been so locally rooted. When…

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Will Power

Will Talamelli, chef of 116 Crown

When 116 Crown opened its doors in 2008, it inspired shock and awe among even the most jaded sophisticates. Writers described its retro-modern interior as “James Bond’s rumpus room” and “space-age meets the stone age;” the New York Times raved …

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