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Rising in the East

East Rock Park has been there our whole lifetimes, its tower a landmark to orient the traveler, its traprock cliffs changing color with the time of day. But until last year, many New Haveners didn’t give it much more thought …

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Sharing the Pie

The oven was set to 500 degrees and the kitchen counter was blanketed with flour when my husband and I tuned in to Pizza Making & Methods, the first class in Taste of New Haven’s Pizza in America series. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 25 – 31)

As the starter pistol is raised ahead of the spring semester, Yale revs its engine. …

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Trials by Fire

Arson is among the most destructive and deadly crimes. On Christmas Day 2019, an arsonist set fire to the historic Walter Camp house on Chapel Street, destroying its third floor and damaging the rest. Earlier that year, a fire set …

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Attention Surplus

Hamden resident John Thomas’s second-grade teacher was one of the first people who really “got” him. …

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Tuned In

Halfway through “What’s Happening Brother” off his 1971 album What’s Going On?, Marvin Gaye takes a break from his mellow crooning to ask in surprisingly conversational tones, “What’s happening, my man?” …

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Season’s Readings

With the temperature hovering around freezing and many of us hunkered down at home, there’s one old-fashioned entertainment that endures without wi-fi, masks or six-foot measures…

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This Week in New Haven (January 18 – 24)

With a daylong festival, an entrepreneurship series, a trivia night for a cause, an art history talk and not one but two Italian cooking classes, this week offers a glimpse of a pre- or maybe post-pandemic New Haven. …

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Ahead of Time

He was born in 1799. He made civil rights history. And he tried to make more. …

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The Note Book

Researching family history for the publication of her parents’ love letters was interesting and fun, Hamden author Jill Snyder says. It was also healing. …

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