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Human Beeing

Vincent Kay of Swords into Plowshares Honey

Vincent Kay stands in front of his pickup truck, suited up in white, ready to check his six hives at Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden. It’s a sun-bathed October afternoon, the kind everyone will dream of a few months from …

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A Piece of the Pie

Breaking My Meatballs at One 6 Three

There’s no gamble like starting a small pizza parlor in New Haven, where established heavy hitters suck up most of the air in the room. But if anyone could make a successful go at it, it would probably be Alexa …

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Fixer-Uppers

In a warehouse strung up with Christmas lights, John Martin is drinking coffee, listening to Drake and doing surgery. …

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Adults’ Menu

Jordan's Hot Dogs & Mac

Many childhood pleasures—like eating paste, or playing leapfrog—lose their luster as we age. Others don’t, and Jordan’s Hot Dogs & Mac, located on upper State Street, proves it. …

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Saucy

Brisket Sandwich and Cajun Fries at Bull & Swine

“One thing I’ve learned is that everyone has a lot of opinions about barbecue,” Paul Cordero says. Cordero is the culinary director for Goatville Restaurant Group, which owns Oak Haven Table & Bar and, a couple of blocks away, the …

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M&M

The basement of 285 Nicoll Street is crammed with a hodgepodge of industrial machinery. High above is a harsh canopy of wires, girders and pipes. Large fish-eyed lights hang overhead, barely …

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Think ’Fast

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes at The Pantry

Lenny Fritz opened The Pantry in 1987 with every intention of starting a full-blown food op: breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering. But as the work days got longer, he cut out the dinner. As family obligations became more consuming, he …

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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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PH Balance

There’s at least one “Electric Chair” still active in New Haven, but it’s not an agent of capital punishment.

It’s an agent of physical improvement. …

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Top Drawer

Michael Sloan

“He’s my alter-ego. He has his head in the clouds. He likes to travel. He appears in places that I love and have lived in: Hong Kong, Paris, New York. I miss them. So when I’m working on a drawing …

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