Tag Archives: East Rock Park

Public ’Works

Summer’s first fever has broken, and the rain that broke it is projected to finish in time for Sunday’s Fourth of July fireworks over East Rock Park.

Three bits of wisdom from experience…

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Choosing Slides

By the end of the day, it should be done snowing, and this 2018 story should be like fresh powder.

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Rising in the East

East Rock Park has been there our whole lifetimes, its tower a landmark to orient the traveler, its traprock cliffs changing color with the time of day. But until last year, many New Haveners didn’t give it much more thought …

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On the Rocks

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Blasts from the Past

An exploding firework is loud and sudden.

But a photo of one is quiet and still…

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Child’s Play

Summer is on the way—but a different kind of summer, one in which many of the go-to amusements for families with children are closed or limited. What’s a kid to do? …

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This Week in New Haven (June 17 – 23)

Numerous outdoor concerts… A seaside soiree… The longest day of the year… Summer in New Haven both officially and empirically arrives. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 1-7)

As we regain access to a favorite overlook, don’t overlook important film screenings, beers bubbling in miniature mugs and a locally favored team vying for a national championship. …

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Day Break

Christmas means comfort. The season can be bleak, yet tidings are good. …

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