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Drawing Attention

Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #610 at Yale University Art Gallery

It’s geometry class all over again…

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Other People’s Shoes

When he was 14 and growing up in Ecuador, Fausto Guamantri’s father taught him the family business of cordwaining—making leather shoes by hand. …

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Long Run

The word “family” is repeated every time I talk to a member of the New Haven Age Group Track Club. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 4 – 10)

You can bend a knee to burgeoning rock gods, turn inquisitive eyes to the heavens and divine new friends or colleagues—and that’s just through Wednesday. …

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Writing Home

Donald Hall plaque at Spring Glen Elementary School

Donald Hall’s childhood home stands at the corner of Ardmore and Greenway Streets in Hamden’s Spring Glen neighborhood—as he described it, “a small, dark, well-constructed, mock-Tudor house.” …

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Women of Ends

When Selma Miriam and Noel Furie first saw the old machine shop in the mid ’70s, they knew they wanted a wall full of light. …

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Intro to Local Politics

New Haven's aldermanic chambers

Aristotle said that man is by nature a political animal, but getting involved in local politics may not come so naturally. …

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Spring in Steps

A late-morning mantle of fog is still hovering atop East Rock when I decide to climb the Giant Steps. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 28 – June 3)

Dragon Boat Regatta 2017

Memorial Day is the harbinger of summer, and this week reflects it with several outdoor, sometimes waterside, affairs. …

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The Call of Duty

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park - New Haven, CT

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.

—Herbert Hoover, 1944…

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