Tag Archives: Edgewood Park

Living on the Edge

Plant life in Edgewood Park

Nature doesn’t play favorites when it comes to which plants can go where. But man abides few tenants, plants or otherwise, within the spaces he carves out for himself.

Take soccer fields. Even at…

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Ride-alongs

As the International Festival of Arts & Ideas brings corners of the globe to New Haven, it also brings New Haveners to different corners of the city—sometimes through whirlwind excursions. The whirlwindiest of these are IFAI’s…

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Tunnel Vision

Union Station

Tunnels should take you places.

A tunnel that’s particularly good at this is the stunner running under New Haven’s Union Station. Shiny curving walls form a shape like shoulders…

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Edgewood Perk

Dolls and other knick-knacks at Deja Brew

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood on the outer edge of Edgewood Park, recessed from the corner of Edgewood and West Rock Avenues, Deja Brew Cafe isn’t quite hidden, but it isn’t quite in plain sight either.…

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This Week in New Haven (October 21 – 27)

Minus the Bear

Like many a horror flick, this week before Halloween starts out pretty normally. Then strange things start to happen. Talk of witchcraft reaches your ear.…

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Chill Out!

7 Sundial Splash Pad at Edgewood Park

According to weather.com, the hottest day in New Haven history topped out at 103 degrees, measured in 1957. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration deems a 106-degree scorcher in Danbury on July 15, 1995, to be the state’s hottest in …

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West to East

A walk down Chapel Street, from downtown to Fair Haven, transports you on a grand, centuries-spanning odyssey from commerce to industry to nature. It involves newness and decay, giant buildings and holes in the ground, major cross streets, tracks and …

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Park It!

Park It

Diehard New Haven pedestrians and dedicated downtowners know the secret: Perk up with parks.

A few minutes on a quiet bench near some well-coiffed shrubbery can do wonders for your urban mood.…

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This Week in New Haven (October 22-28)

A still from The Cat and the Canary

Sex and God at Yale, Vicky and The Vengents at Café Nine, The Cat and the Canary at Lyric Hall, “Sonn und Schild” at Bethesda Lutheran Church. It’s the usual fun & frolic in New Haven.

Monday, October 22

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This Week in New Haven (August 6 – 12)

BoDeans August 10 | Music on the Green

It’s a relatively peaceful time of the season, so it’s fitting that this week in New Haven begins with a series of peace-promoting gatherings and ends with a pleasant stroll through an historic house, though there are plenty of laughs, …

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