Tag Archives: Erector Square

This Week in New Haven (October 30 – November 5)

Image detail from Machine Memory, photographed by William Frucht

After a bevy of Halloween celebrations, including two 26th annual ones, it’s not three whole days before …

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This Week in New Haven (October 23 – 29)

Luis Antonio

Fictional frights like monsters meet factual ones like climate change, though Halloween itself is yet to come. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 16 – 22)

Martin Luther King Jr.

Aching remembrances of a hopeful figure, defiant responses in the face of despair and overdue acknowledgment of marginalized people…

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This Week in New Haven (October 24 – 30)

With this year’s Halloween falling on a Monday—next Monday—some of your best bets for scary fun happen the weekend before. …

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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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