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For the Birds

A robin in New Haven, CT

Step into The Fat Robin in Hamden and you may think you’ve stepped into a woodland glade. Virtual birds sing. A miniature fountain burbles. The air smells pleasantly of seed and freshly cut wood. …

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Brut Force

Hulking structures, recessed windows, abrasive raw concrete. These are the hallmarks of some of New Haven’s most striking buildings—enormous, bare creations that inspire gut reactions, often of distaste…

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This Week in New Haven (January 1 – 7)

Shubert Theatre during a backstage tour

Welcome to 2018, whose first week offers chances to burn holiday calories and celebrate local dramatic, aural and visual artistry. …

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Make Like a Tree

If you doubt that a new year—or any time, really—is an opportunity for renewal and growth, look to Connecticut’s ever-optimistic trees. …

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Jumping for Joy

If you’ve seen an episode of American Ninja Warrior, you know that obstacle courses aren’t just for kids. Rockin’ Jump of East Haven knows it, too. …

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Point of Return

Judy Alperin

A devastating fire one year ago scattered members of the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven. …

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This New Year’s in New Haven

Firework. Photographed by Dan Mims.

New Year’s Eve is Sunday, but the time to make a plan is now. Here are 17 things to do in New Haven on the biggest party night of the year, broken into five handy categories. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 25 – 31)

“The most wonderful time of the year,” as the late crooner Andy Williams described it, is almost over. Some final ways to enjoy it: …

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Bright Spots

Christmas tree on the New Haven Green

It may be cold and dark out, but there are lots of bright spots—especially on the big tree in the middle of the lower green. …

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Shedding Light

East Shore Park, New Haven, CT

The sun will set at 4:25 p.m. in New Haven today.

It’s the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, though it doesn’t have the earliest sunset. That already occurred on December 7, at 4:22 and change. …

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