Tag Archives: Criscuolo Park

Of This Land

Local and national protests in response to the killing of George Floyd have inspired us to revisit this 2015 story about another bend in the proverbial long moral arc.

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Water Way

If you know the Mill River, you probably know it best from…

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Of This Land

The Connecticut State Seal has three planted grape vines on it, each one bearing a trio of purple bunches. …

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One-Seater

Luis "Wiso" Gonzales

When people drive past Luis “Wiso” Gonzales’s barbershop, they often do a double-take. “Sacan pictures because no pueden creer,” Gonzales says in Spanglish. They take pictures because they can’t believe it. …

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Fair-y Tale

English Station

There was once a place called Dragon, in the east. A place where oysters thrived and arrowheads could be found simply by tilling the soil of your garden. …

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Of This Land

29th Colored Regiment Monument in New Haven

The Connecticut State Seal has three cultivated grape vines on it, each one holding a trio of juicy purple bunches.

“Why grape vines?” you ask, over all the native flora that might seem better suited for the honor. One answer …

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Here Today

Grove Street Cemetery

… and gone tomorrow, or close to it.

Every spring, the blooms of New Haven’s flashiest trees come and go in the span of about a week apiece. Staggered across two or three weeks…

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Catching the Drift

Phoenix Press

At the confluence of the Mill and Quinnipiac Rivers, rising above Fair Haven’s Criscuolo Park and plentiful power lines, stands a 150-foot, 100-kilowatt wind turbine named “Gus(t).”

Gus(t) belongs to the adjacent…

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