Tag Archives: Guilford

Open Seasoning

The Spice & Tea Exchange - Guilford, CT

For hundreds of years, New Haveners have prized spices and herbs from far-off lands.

If our forebears were plopped into The Spice & Tea Exchange in Guilford, their heads would spin at the sight…

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Explosions on the Ground

Then, it was organic. Now, it’s organized.

When it threw its first show in the Madison Arts Barn on April 20, 2002, Manic Presents was …

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Books and Nooks

Breakwater Books in Guilford, CT

Breakwater Books has been in Guilford for 45 years. Founded by two Marions—last names Herald and Young—it began as a general interest bookstore but has slowly taken on the imprint of its buyers. …

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This Week in New Haven (August 3 – 9)

A big name in jazz returns this week to the scene where he got his start, while local movie-makers take turns showing scenes on the silver screen…

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Swift and Shore

Guilfordians walk among us.

Charlotte, a radiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, finds her twenty-minute commute from Guilford more bearable than the grind she endured living in Fairfield, when she regularly…

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Faire Play

Maid Marian and Robin Hood at the Springtime Robin Hood Festival

Chivalry isn’t dead—for the next couple weekends, anyway, and on the Guilford Fairgrounds, at least.

Then and there, it’s the annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival, a souped-up Renaissance faire…

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This Week in New Haven (May 19 – 25)

A work by Hui Min at Silk Road Art Gallery

Imaginations run wild this week along the shoreline. In Madison, a seasoned novelist presents her newest tale of intrigue. In New Haven, an acting troupe reinvents local history…

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A Pretty Perch

The Bird Nest Salon & Gallery

The Bird Nest is rightly named—not only because proprietor/stylist Steven Uccello’s last name is the Italian word for “bird,” but also because the Guilford salon/gallery/gift shop is composed of found objects.…

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This Week in New Haven (January 13 – 19)

Former Senator Richard Lugar

Yale returns to full form this week with a talk by a misunderstood former U.S. senator, plus a dystopian dramatic offering and a slate of events related to Martin…

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Pizza and Quiet

Bufalina exterior

Just a few miles north up I-95, tucked away in the quaint, peaceful, history-laden town of Guilford, is an upstart: Bufalina, a restaurant that’s been giving the shoreline’s long-established pizza titans a run for their money.…

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