Tag Archives: East Rock

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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This Week in New Haven (April 4 – 10)

Spring Rain (2016) by Amy Arledge

Don’t space out, or you’ll miss some great chances to space out this week, from a big show at The Space to a visit with a spaceman. …

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See-Food

“You eat with your eyes first,” chefs on TV like to say. As a metaphor, it seems basically right, though it doesn’t quite square with the fact that your nose often beats your eyes to the punch. …

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Mind the Gaps

Under two hours away, Manhattan is a titan. …

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Friends in Knead

Henna covering her hands like gloves, Marissa Gandelman had just returned from Kurukshetra, India. Recovering from the 10.5-hour time difference, her jet lag lingered, but talking with me about her massage therapy …

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City Sitting

Tuesday, September 8th, was Connecticut’s hottest day of the year. Gummy, viscous, gooey, the next day didn’t bring much mercy. Weathermen promised rain that evening, but it was taking its sweet time.…

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Mixed-Use

For years, residents of East Rock’s Goatville section, along with brunch crowds at The Pantry and dinner crowds at Mezcal, have had a derelict, boarded-up warehouse in their midst. A ghostly reminder of an industrious, blue-collar…

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Tower of Flower

Jennifer Ford-Chatfield, owner of Fleur de Lys

It was the prevailing symbol of French royalty for more than 500 years. As France battled, bred and cavorted with other peoples around the globe, the symbol spread, too, appropriated by families for their crests, religions for…

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