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You can hardly miss the colorful flags outside Las Brasas promising TACOS, BURRITOS. What you’ll find inside is something more: a traditional American diner with a full Mexican menu. …

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Second Home

Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut

When you drive past the new Ronald McDonald House on Howard Avenue, it’s hard to keep your eyes on the road. …

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Oral History

Emeline Robert Jones

Emeline Roberts Jones didn’t intend to become the first American woman to practice dentistry. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 19 – 25)

Max, from Mary and Max (2009)

A wet and wild winter officially meets its end, outlived by New Haven’s unique blend of thinking, giving and pleasure-seeking. …

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Of Great Import

Port of New Haven

If you’ve ever gazed over Long Island Sound, you may have seen the big ships coming in and out of New Haven. Maybe you’ve even wondered where they’re from, what they’re carrying and what life is like down on the …

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Ritual Variety

Outside, the wind throws silver drops of rain against the window panes and combs the fir trees. Inside, all is still except for one voice rising to the vaulted ceiling…

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“I love tax season,” Kisha Hull says, and she means it. …

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Swatching the Parade

A photo essay. To view all 18 images, check out the email version.

At Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, both paraders and viewers vied for…

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This Week in New Haven (March 12 – 18)

Yale is on spring break, but many more of us are making a break for spring, emboldened by provocative live music, culinary delights and newly sunlit evenings. …

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Retaining Walls

Stone wall in Woodbridge, CT

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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