Tag Archives: East Rock

North Rock

Peter’s Rock in North Haven, a peak in the same traprock formation as East Rock and West Rock, is certainly less popular than its more famous siblings. When solitude is your goal, that’s a good thing. …

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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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Sub Hero

A cartoon pig, blinged out and blazed up, gazes out from below the counter inside the new…

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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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Alone, Together

It’s early April, or Week 3 of sheltering in place. …

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Middle East Rock

Nestled in the shadow of East Rock, perpetually shaded by trees, lies a small gateway to the Middle East…

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Sentence Life

Alice Mattison in New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Alice Mattison says, is like a novel. …

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Have a Blast

As it looks out over the city from the summit of East Rock, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument is good at getting us to look back. …

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Home Run

2014 IRIS Run for Refugees

It was January of 2017, and the organizers of the 10th annual Run for Refugees were about to get a jolt. …

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