Tag Archives: Christmas

This Week in New Haven (December 25 – 31)

“The most wonderful time of the year,” as the late crooner Andy Williams described it, is almost over. Some final ways to enjoy it: …

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Bright Spots

Christmas tree on the New Haven Green

It may be cold and dark out, but there are lots of bright spots—especially on the big tree in the middle of the lower green. …

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Scenic Route

Peace on Earth - Knights of Columbus Museum

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Peace on Earth, this year’s nativity scene exhibit at the Knights of Columbus Museum, is a nice title in addition to …

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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

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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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