Tag Archives: Colin Caplan

This Week in New Haven (February 1 – 7)

Events with Italian, pan-African, French, Peruvian, Puerto Rican and other globetrotting dimensions fall into place this week like a foot of snow. …

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Sharing the Pie

The oven was set to 500 degrees and the kitchen counter was blanketed with flour when my husband and I tuned in to Pizza Making & Methods, the first class in Taste of New Haven’s Pizza in America series. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 18 – 24)

With a daylong festival, an entrepreneurship series, a trivia night for a cause, an art history talk and not one but two Italian cooking classes, this week offers a glimpse of a pre- or maybe post-pandemic New Haven. …

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Hallowed Ground

Can you feel them? All Hallow’s Eve is upon us, and the dead are just beneath our feet.

New Haven is an old city, and there are bodies where we least expect them. In the East Shore section of town, …

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Pier Review

This Juneteenth, we’re revisiting the tale of the former slave who would be King.

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Old-Timers

A time traveler from New Haven’s colonial days would barely recognize it today. …

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This Week in New Haven (November 26 – December 2)

Christmas Tree on the New Haven Green (2017)

As the giant Christmas tree on the Green comes to life and celebrants in fedoras and boas carouse downtown…

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People-Powered

Elm City Party Bike

You can hear it echoing off the buildings of downtown, through the alleys and across the Green. It rings off the arches of the Temple Street Garage, sounds faintly through the windy corridor of Federal Plaza and bounces off the …

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Phone Home

The extraordinariness of being able to make a phone call from the little gadget you keep in your pocket may not ring loud and clear, but try to imagine life without it. …

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Safe Houses

400 Blake Street in 2004.

People have been moving houses—literally moving them–for hundreds of years, which may seem foundationally silly in today’s world.

But sometimes it’s the smartest move…

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