Tag Archives: Anne Ewbank

Hall Past

Rising over the New Haven Green with Victorian Gothic towers and windows, and surrounded by less vintage constructions, New Haven City Hall strikes an immortal pose. So it’s hard to believe that its time was once up. …

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Name-Calling

We’re called Daily Nutmeg because, each weekday, we highlight good and interesting things in our corner of the Nutmeg State. But the explanation behind “Nutmeg State” isn’t as clear. …

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Ahead of Time

He was born in 1799. He made civil rights history. And he tried to make more. …

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Auld Friends

Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind, we’d regret it. …

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Sticky Business

A number of New Haven inventions have changed the course of history—the cotton gin, vulcanized rubber, the telephone exchange.

Less impactful, but more joyful, is the Lolly Pop…

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With a Vengeance

It takes a lot of anger to write an epic poem about how much you dislike a place. …

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Raising Hale

On the morning of May 10, 2017, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. At the northern end, a small plinth stood empty in the middle of a five-pointed star. …

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Distant Relativity

This day in 1638, New Haven’s Puritan settlers arrived. Get to know them a little with this 17th-century story from 2017.

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Distant Relativity

Quaker James Nailor being punished

The Puritans who settled New Haven did so in part to worship as they pleased. But they weren’t necessarily willing to offer that freedom to others…

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Sticky Business

Items in the Robert S. Greenberg Made in New Haven Collection

A number of New Haven inventions have changed the course of history—the cotton gin, vulcanized rubber, the telephone exchange.

Less impactful, but more joyful, is the Lolly Pop…

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