Tag Archives: Anne Ewbank

Tropical Zone

Baked Chicken at Collado Restaurant

At 4 p.m. on a sizzling summer Wednesday, Collado Restaurant was hot. …

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Classic Rock

At the Savin Rock Museum in West Haven, CT

Most amusement parks thrive on nostalgia for a time nobody’s old enough to directly remember—when calliope music was cutting-edge, and caramel corn was as trendy as cronuts.

For decades, West Haveners had their very own amusement park where they could …

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Chopping Wood

Reinaldo Cruz

In his Edgewood backyard, Reinaldo Cruz is busy shearing a piece of wood with a heavy knife. The forearm-sized-and-dwindling piece of red elm begins to take the shape it’s destined to become: a spoon. …

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Hall Past

New Haven City Hall

Rising over the green with Victorian Gothic towers and windows, and surrounded by less vintage constructions, New Haven City Hall feels timeless in 2017. So it’s hard to believe that its time was once up. …

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‘S’ Marks the Spot

The beachy corner where Stowe’s Seafood sits seems like it’s slipped out of time. …

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The Graduate

Yung Wing statue at Yale's Sterling Memorial Library

New Haven is a place where students from around the world come to learn, which is one reason the city is both the cultural and multicultural capital of Connecticut.

Of course, there was a time when…

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Producers

If you frequent New Haven’s Ninth Square, you’ve probably noticed it: an Orange Street space with tall, wide windows that’s very quiet unless it’s very not. …

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Open Seasoning

The Spice & Tea Exchange - Guilford, CT

For hundreds of years, New Haveners have prized spices and herbs from far-off lands.

If our forebears were plopped into The Spice & Tea Exchange in Guilford, their heads would spin at the sight…

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Raising Hale

Nathan Hale statue outside Yale's Connecticut Hall

On the morning of May 10, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. …

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Flora and Fauna

After a cold, wet spring, B&B Flower Farm seems ready for summer. The rain has helped, leaving the sloping lawn so green it looks photoshopped.

“B&B” stands for Bob and Barbara, as in…

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