Tag Archives: East Rock Park

Peace and Riot

A photo essay.

A firework explosion is loud and quick.

But a photo of a firework explosion can be quiet and still…

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This Week in New Haven (July 4 – 10)

If you live in New Haven, you’ve heard pops, booms and sizzles all weekend. Enjoy one more day of them, then advance to artsier kinds of pops, more deliberative kinds of booms and a couple of mild brain-sizzlers.  …

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Rocky Road

Little do most people know of the eccentric characters who once roamed the wooded paths and craggy cliff walks of our beloved East Rock Park. …

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Mixed Feeling

A few Saturdays ago, marbled vaporous plumes of white and charcoal and every shade between curtained across a roiling New Haven sky. Sunlight punched…

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Top Tree

“A Beech is, in almost any landscape where it appears, the finest tree to be seen.”—Donald Culross Peattie, A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America

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This Week in New Haven (May 25 – 31)

Taylor Livingston

Horses and miniature donkeys—plus a Monday holiday—make for a great start to an eccentric week, with smart homegrown hip hop, fringe…

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Flight Cancelled

The summit of East Rock Park is a graveyard.

For kites.

Many flew too close to the sun. All flew too close to a branch.…

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Fall-In

East Rock Park view of West Rock Park, New Haven and Hamden

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
—from The Misunderstanding by Albert Camus

Not every leaf in New Haven is a flower. Indeed, most aren’t. Not yet. But there’s no denying the…

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Fall Break

White and yellow roses at Pardee Rose Garden

The calendar tells us it’s fall. So do scattered batches of leaves turning red and orange and yellow and weather map temperatures dipping into green and blue.

Thousands of flowering…

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Look Out

West Rock view

We’re on vacation! For the rest of the week, enjoy Daily Nutmeg editions past, including this farsighted story from last August.

It’s amazing how quickly you can go from grinding your teeth and breathing exhaust fumes on…

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