Tag Archives: Hamden

For the Birds

A robin in New Haven, CT

Step into The Fat Robin in Hamden and you may think you’ve stepped into a woodland glade. Virtual birds sing. A miniature fountain burbles. The air smells pleasantly of seed and freshly cut wood. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 25 – 31)

“The most wonderful time of the year,” as the late crooner Andy Williams described it, is almost over. Some final ways to enjoy it: …

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This Week in New Haven (December 18 – 24)

Fantasy of Lights in Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, CT

The sounds of the season—blown through bassoons and concertinas, strung through guitars and violins, channeled through effects pedals and car radios—reach the top of their annual crescendo. …

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Household Name

Alice Washburn

You can find them in New Haven on Alden Avenue and Cleveland Road, on Chapel Street and Vista Terrace. There are dozens in Hamden, but you’ll find a handful as well in Cheshire and North Haven, Woodbridge and Orange. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 11 – 17)

A spread from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)

Lit by Chanukah lights; set to a score of Christmas music and venerable local indie pop; and entertaining for both adults and kids, this week in New Haven is a crowd-pleaser. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 4 -10)

Daniel Eugene

The holiday season hits high gear, and because this is New Haven, the ride is easily, expectantly shared between the mainstream and the countercultural. …

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Out of Season

Lake Dawson and West Rock Ridge

Quietly, cradled by Hamden woods, is how the West River begins. …

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This Week in New Haven (November 20 – 26)

Ian Galligan as Crumpet in Santaland Diaries

This week’s holiday cornucopia is stuffed with the offbeat and the impertinent. …

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Dynamic Duo

Stand on the front lawn of Whitneyville’s white clapboard church, with Lake Whitney at your back and two blocks of stores, restaurants and offices in front, and you’d swear you were in a small New England downtown…

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This Week in New Haven (November 13 – 19)

Ornament at the 2015 Trinity Holiday Bazaar

’Tis the season—or at least it feels like ’tis, with annual favorites invoking a spirit of giving and the weather finally nipping. …

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