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Entertainment Center

Few buildings in New Haven have stirred more sentiment—positive or negative—than the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum. …

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Course of Events

This 2018 story conjures a place of lore where the concept of social distancing would have been unthinkable.

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Course of Events

New Haven Arena in 1934 (depicted image held by the New Haven Museum)

When the Beach Boys played, there was “no point in sitting down, except perhaps to keep from fainting,” recalls Sarah Heath of Hamden. Her friend Michael Ross, who grew up in North Haven, witnessed many a bloody hockey game when …

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Vocal Locals

Frank Sinatra, Tony Consiglio and Michael Bolton with his band Blackjack

These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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Vocal Locals

Frank Sinatra and Tony Consiglio; Michael Bolton with Blackjack

These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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