Tag Archives: Grove Street Cemetery

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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Flight Club

The first rule of Flight Club is: You do not talk about Flight Club. Not in English, anyway.

Chirps, caws, trills and squawks, however, are totally acceptable. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 29 – July 5)

Fourth of July Fireworks in New Haven 2014

Lots of past to be present for in the week ahead. Hymnal organ-playing Monday leads into old-style contra dancing on Thursday. Friday and…

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Power Animals

Torosaurus outside the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven

Round a few corners in downtown New Haven and you’re bound to see a piece of public art. What you’re unlikely to see is a certain category of it: sculptures of animals, or at least the non-…

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This Week in New Haven (May 18 – 24)

Lyric Hall facade

Yale seniors graduate today, but New Haven, as always, keeps chugging. There’s a musical that does its beloved source material justice, a…

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Will and Testament

Even in the rest-in-peace business, rest and peace aren’t guaranteed.

Bushy-browed Bill and flaxen-haired Joan Cameron, married nearly 60 years, are the superintendents of the Grove Street Cemetery, with 18…

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Crushing It

A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A milling machine thought to be the oldest in America. A plaque hanging inside a white-slatted house. An interior wall that looks …

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This Week in New Haven (April 28 – May 4)

Grove Street Cemetery in springtime

It’s starting to feel like spring, and hardly a moment too soon. A garden party and roving beer tasting on Friday; a music festival with an outdoor stage…

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This Week in New Haven (August 6 – 12)

BoDeans August 10 | Music on the Green

It’s a relatively peaceful time of the season, so it’s fitting that this week in New Haven begins with a series of peace-promoting gatherings and ends with a pleasant stroll through an historic house, though there are plenty of laughs, …

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