Tag Archives: Grove Street Cemetery

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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