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Ch Level

Chanukah begins Saturday. Christmas happens Sunday.

Happy holidays, everybody—or, enjoy the weekend.

—Your friends at Daily Nutmeg—

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Under the Trees

Beech at East Rock Park

Santa (or FedEx) may deliver our Christmas presents, but Christmas trees present them. Festooned and alight, Christmas trees make the Christmas gifts beneath them more inviting and exciting, right up to the final handoff. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 19 – 25)

As the Christmas season peaks, New Haven’s holiday traditions and its year-round ones—like thinking critically, viewing live performances and finding special joy in food—get twisted up like a candy cane. …

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Small World

A photo essay. To view all 25 photos, please check out the email version of this story.

In Crèches of Germany: Tradition & Faith—this year’s Christmastime exhibit at…

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Snow Job

Snow on the New Haven Green

How can it be, that New Haven’s December is so warm?

Answers: Climate changeEl Niño. Even the “polar vortex,” which was last harsh winter’s bogeyman, is keeping the moment’s Arctic temps confined to the Arctic. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 21 – 27)

Fantasy of Lights

Come Friday it’s Christmas, which is so big it really needs Thursday, too. But there are still worthy things to do every day this week, thanks to the area’s penchant for inclusive, non-traditional traditions. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 7 – 13)

Chanukah, a.k.a. the Jewish Festival of Lights, is underway, marked by the progress of the bulbs topping the big blue-lit menorah on the Green …

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Present Company

A 40-year-old paperback edition of Heinlein’s Time for the Stars, its yellowed pages smelling of vanilla.

Edward Scissorhands on DVD, with some shredding on the slipcover. …

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R&R&R

Christmas Tree, New Haven Green

Today’s a day to rest and relax, and relish. Wishing you and yours a happy holiday—

—Your Friends at Daily Nutmeg—

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

New Haven Christmas History

The day before Christmas in New Haven is a good day to ponder how New Haven Christmases were before.

It seems the explicit moral values of the season weren’t so…

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