Tag Archives: Erector Square

Major Props

A photo essay.

“One lantern, one set of Erector pieces, three coat trees, 17 trunks, eight moving sewing machines, six stable sewing machines, three sewing machine heads, 1,000 pounds of books…

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This Week in New Haven (May 9 – 15)

Rick Lowe / Project Row Houses. Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

This week, weekdays are for introducing us to new and renewed things, while the weekend puts the “fun” in fundraisers. …

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Big Pictures

Robert Lisak by Dan Mims

To view more photos, check out the email version of this story.

Photographer Robert Lisak is hard to photograph…

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Wonders Wandered

Alfred Carlton Gilbert would approve.

When A. C. was around, the labyrinthine Fair Haven complex now dubbed Erector Square—after the iconic…

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This Week in New Haven (April 6 – 12)

Cultural and bodily nourishment come together this week. The latter means food: eating it, learning about it, then working off the excess. The former means history and the arts: reading Viking rune…

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This Week in New Haven (March 9 – 15)

Spring break at Yale means things are much quieter downtown this week… until they aren’t. Come Sunday afternoon, the city’s St.…

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This Week in New Haven (November 17 – 23)

Music Haven by Kathleen Cei

Places of worship take their place behind New Haven’s proverbial pulpit this week, hosting a holiday shopping tradition of 22 years; an epic coming-together…

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This Week in New Haven (July 21 – 27)

Music on the Green 2014

Every good story has a beginning, a middle and an end, it’s said. In that case, this week in New Haven tells a tale of music and food, with events explicitly marrying the two happening Monday, Thursday…

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Reinventions

Gilbert Cast in a Trunk; photo by Lisa Daly and Dana Astmann

For most people, having a non-functioning umbrella is an excuse to consign it to the trash can. Not so for the founding members of New Haven’s A Broken Umbrella Theatre, who named their troupe in part as a clever homage …

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This Week in New Haven (October 7 – 13)

Sarah Stillman

An acclaimed poet, four bestselling fiction authors and an award-winning investigative journalist bring their writers’ voices off the pages and into New Haven on Tuesday, Wednesday…

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