Tag Archives: Christmas

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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Window Wonderland

WAVE Gallery

Naked trees. Yarny knits. Frosted breath. Schmaltzy songs.

And window displays.

’Tis the season for New Haven’s shop windows to shine.…

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This Week in New Haven (December 24 – 30)

Shrek the Musical at the Shubert

The week of Christmas and Kwanzaa is a time of celebration, a time to be with one’s families, a time for students to put down the homework and take a breather with public schools letting out for winter break this past …

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Crèche-ing Through the Snow

Joyeüx Noël: Christmas in Canada

Brooklyn-based garage rock band The Fleshtones have a song on their Christmas-spirited album Stocking Stuffers called “Canadian Christmas”:

I remember a time not so long ago
Pushing my way through the ice and snow
Feeling at one with the frozen

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