Tag Archives: downtown

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. …

Read More 0 Comments

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. …

Read More 0 Comments

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. …

Read More 0 Comments

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. 

Read More 0 Comments

Old-Timers

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

Read More 0 Comments

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…

Read More 0 Comments

Flights Attendance

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

Read More 0 Comments

Room with a View

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

Read More 0 Comments

Whatever Works

Drive Cowork at District - New Haven, CT

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

Read More 0 Comments

Screenings Call

There’s an old-timey, drive-in feel to the announcement about “the terrific taste of an ice-cold Pepsi” before a movie at the Criterion. …

Read More 0 Comments