Tag Archives: East Haven

This Week in New Haven (October 24 – 30)

With this year’s Halloween falling on a Monday—next Monday—some of your best bets for scary fun happen the weekend before. …

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Homegrown

In an East Haven forest, at the end of a long, semi-paved road, there’s a house surrounded by gardens. They’re lovely to walk through even at this time of year, when some plants have already gone to seed, but giving …

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Pop Culture

Foxon Park Beverages Factory

94 years ago on a plot of land in East Haven, Matteo Naclerio was deciding between starting a funeral home or a beverage factory. He chose the latter, and iconic local soda pop-maker Foxon Park Beverages was…

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How Sweet It Is

Cupcakes at Sugar Bakery

When you’re in the food business and the Food Network calls, you answer. In June 2010, Carol Vollono and Brenda DePonte, the mother/daughter team behind Sugar Bakery in East Haven, received a call out of the…

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This Week in New Haven (December 22 – 28)

It’s a relatively quiet week as most of us focus on celebrating Christmas and getting some R&R. But there are still some chances to be loud, whether that means ooh-ing and ahh-ing at…

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Brew Comer

The Simpel at the Overshores taproom

Over in East Haven, young upstart Overshores Brewing Company is doing things a little differently. Actually, a lot differently: it’s Connecticut’s first and only Belgian-style brewery.…

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Ways and Meanings

Forbes Avenue

As we learned during our last look at the meanings behind New Haven’s street names, assumptions can get you into trouble.

The same even goes for Assumption Street…

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Pop Culture

Foxon Park Factory

92 years ago on a plot of land in East Haven, Matteo Naclerio was deciding between starting a funeral home or a beverage factory. He chose the latter, and iconic local soda pop-maker Foxon Park Beverages was…

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Cold Sweat

Racebrook Tract

The chill of a northeast winter can induce a bit of amnesia, making it easy to forget the topographical splendor that surrounds New Haven. But why let snowfall and single-digit temperatures dissuade you…

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Doing Your Home Work

David Katz inside Goody's Hardware & Paint

If you’ve driven by Goody’s Hardware & Paint in East Haven on a summer Saturday, then you’ve probably noticed people carrying colorful cans and newly purchased tools to their cars, getting the necessities for that…

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