Tag Archives: downtown

Door to Door

“A very little key will open a very heavy door.”—Hunted Down by Charles Dickens

“The longer one hesitates before the door, the more estranged one becomes.”—Home-Coming by Franz Kafka…

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Department Stories

Folks shopped there, they ate there, they bought cigarettes and alcohol there. Celebrities went there to tout plays and movies coming to the downtown theaters, sometimes through live radio broadcasts. …

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Creature Features

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles—on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, giving earthly structures a touch of the fantastical. …

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Hot Spots

Last Saturday afternoon, the thermometer hovered in the high 80s, and despite a cooling breeze off the Long Island Sound, the sidewalks of downtown New Haven radiated heat. …

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Swatching the Parade

As the city hibernates in response to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re reaching into our archives. On this year’s paradeless St. Patrick’s Day, please enjoy this procession of photos from 2018. 

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Old-Timers

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

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Turn of the Sentry

The sculpture garden behind the Yale University Art Gallery is an urban sanctuary, offering a nice, quiet place to sit during the day. It’s also…

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Flights Attendance

Midsummer in New Haven has its benefits: more abundant parking, easier restaurant reservations. But those same perks are…

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Room with a View

One of the best-kept secrets in New Haven is old news to out-of-towners…

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Whatever Works

Drive Cowork at District - New Haven, CT

Working at home in your PJs sounds pretty great. On the other hand…

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