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Thick Skin

Leatherman

Between 1852 and 1889, a strange man dressed in a quilt of leather patches paced back and forth between the Connecticut River and the Hudson. He spoke broken English and fluent French. He refused meat on Fridays and…

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Admission Accomplished

From left: Cornelia H.B. Rogers (Romance Languages and Literatures), Sara Bulkley Rogers (History), Margaretta Palmer (Mathematics), Mary Augusta Scott (English), Laura Johnson Wylie (English), Charlotte Fitch Roberts (Chemistry), Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (English). Painted by Brenda Zlamany.

When it isn’t covered by snow, Maya Lin’s Women’s Table, the fountain sculpture in front of Yale’s Sterling Library, sits gleaming under a sheen of water. …

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Party of Two

The Furors

In 1977, Derek Holcomb and Tom Dans were playing gigs in the Hamptons’ breezy, beachy Dune Road scene. But something didn’t fit. “We had these leather jeans made, which was very flash,” Holcomb says. The pants were a dead giveaway—these …

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Cyber Space

In a basement at the University of New Haven, a windowless room is filled with spiffy, large-screen desktop computers.

When it comes time to work, however, students pull out their laptops. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 20 – 26)

Lyric Hall in New Haven, CT

As of 6:28 this morning, winter is gone, and spring is here. Other dualities this week include the spiritual and corporeal, opposite sides of the street and a pair of …

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Royal Treatment

Though generations of young American girls have never experienced monarchy, they’ve still wanted to be princesses. Fed by movies, toys and countless other influences, they’ve gotten a vivid and alluring sense of what the title confers: fame, privilege, glamor, luxury.…

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Unsecret Ingredients

In a backyard in Newhallville, Tammy Chapman grows herbs in raised beds. Sage, mint and rosemary do particularly well in our climate, she says. …

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Meal Ticket

Arepas con Carne y Queso and Bandeja Paisa at Saoco

Food can channel distant lands, and if you’ve ever wanted to go to Colombia, a meal at West Haven’s Saoco is a good place to start. …

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Flag-Waving

The Emerald Society at the 2017 Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade

A photo essay. To view all 28 shots, check out the email version.

Thanks to a wind-chill factor in the teens, the crowd at Sunday’s Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade was smaller than usual. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 13 – 19)

A moment in Moonlight (2016)

Yale’s on break, but New Haven’s not. Gripping film, indie lit, stirring sounds and “ecstatic” dance keep us moving. …

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