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Lots and Lots

Finding and claiming a piece of local history is like panning a river for gold, except, in the Information Age, you can do it from home while wearing your jammies. …

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Vocal Locals

These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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Books and Crannies

A photo essay. To view all 16 images, check out the email edition.

Unlike the pastoral lands that surround it, Whitlock’s Book Barn, established in Bethany since 1948, is leafy year-round. …

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Creature Features

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles—on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, giving earthly structures a touch of the fantastical. …

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Volume 5

August: when the most relaxed season of the year achieves its deepest calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to stories we didn’t write. …

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Island Getaway

When Hamdenite Tory Bilski first landed in Iceland in 2001, it seemed isolated, “hanging off the map of Europe”—at least, to an American. …

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Volume 4

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to stories we didn’t write. …

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Brace Your Shelves

Sam Burton, owner of Grey Matter Books

A few of the shelves at Grey Matter Books, a two-month-old shop on York Street near Elm, are still empty, but that’s because owner Sam Burton is still looking for just the right books to fill his cases…

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Volume 3

Literature at the Institute Library

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest state of calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to stories we didn’t write. …

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Story Structures

The protagonist of Shy (2016), one of Deborah Freedman’s children’s books, is in hiding for most of the story. He “was happiest between the pages of a book,” we’re told. …

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