Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Peace and Riot

A photo essay.

A firework explosion is loud and quick.

But a photo of a firework explosion can be quiet and still…

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This Week in New Haven (July 4 – 10)

If you live in New Haven, you’ve heard pops, booms and sizzles all weekend. Enjoy one more day of them, then advance to artsier kinds of pops, more deliberative kinds of booms and a couple of mild brain-sizzlers.  …

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Capturing the Flag

A photo essay.

A raised flag isn’t just a thing you see. It’s also a thing you hear, at least when there’s a good breeze. …

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Star-Spangled

Old Glory.

It seems we tend to appreciate her more during the run-up to July 4, and that includes her aesthetics. Bright with lots of contrast, detailed without being busy, she’s an…

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A New Haven Anthem

A New Haven Anthem

…with apologies to Francis Scott Key.

Ohhhh, say, can you see…

What if it’s not “Oh, say,” but Old Saybrook? That’s where Yale…

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Red, White, and New Haven

The Star-Spangled Banner

You don’t have to be a revolutionary to appreciate the 4th of July in New Haven. Certainly the city did its part to aid the fight for freedom, even withstanding an onslaught by British troops on July 4, 1779…

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This Week in New Haven (July 2 – 8)

The Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull

East Rock figures in both a community celebration and a murder mystery book signing this week. And the Fourth of July is so potent this year, its revolutionary spirit pervades July 2, 3, 6 & 7 as well.…

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