Tag Archives: Hamden

Attention Surplus

Hamden resident John Thomas’s second-grade teacher was one of the first people who really “got” him. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 11 – 17)

Arts, sciences and above all reason help us navigate troubled and uncharted waters. …

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Exterior Decorating

Decorating houses for the holidays is one tradition that hasn’t changed this pandemic season. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 14 – 20)

Need a jolt of Christmas spirit? Gingerbread houses, holiday tales, yuletide music, glowing luminarias and, if the forecast is correct, mid-week snow are coming to the rescue. …

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Retaining Walls

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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Movable Feast

Who could have imagined last Thanksgiving that gathering for this Thanksgiving would be so dangerous? …

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On the Rocks

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Be Their Guest

The “open” in City-Wide Open Studios this year may simply entail opening your laptop, but it’s still possible to visit a few local artists in their natural habitats if you plan ahead. …

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This Week in New Haven (September 28 – October 4)

American democracy and its discontents are on New Haven’s minds this week. …

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