Tag Archives: Harkness Tower

This Week in New Haven (October 9 – 15)

Work by Jesse Peck

A harvest dance, a visual arts bonanza, kids in costumes and other local October staples highlight a week that’s busy and dynamic even by New Haven standards. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 19 – 25)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas

As a major local-global festival approaches the finish line, new beginnings emerge both on and off the course. …

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Ring Tones

Like something out of The Lord of the Rings, “Harkness Tower” sounds foreboding enough to match the look of its bearer, the craggy Gothic grimace rising 216 feet above High Street south of Elm.…

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Time Machines

Harkness Tower at Yale

There are countless clocks counting down downtown—telling you the number of hours and minutes you have before your parking meter peters out, and flashing the number of seconds you have before cars start crossing…

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This Week in New Haven (June 22 – 28)

Angelique Kidjo during the 2015 International Festival of Ideas

Following last night’s electrifying Angélique Kidjo performance on the green (pictured above), an appealing talk today cleanses New Haven’s palate before next…

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Ring Tones

Yale Memorial Carillon in Harkness Tower

Like something out of The Lord of the Rings, “Harkness Tower” sounds foreboding enough to match the look of its bearer, the craggy Gothic grimace rising 216 feet above High Street south of Elm.…

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Sweet Carillon

Sweet Carillon

What a gush of euphony voluminously wells!
How it swells!
How it dwells
On the Future! -how it tells
Of the rapture that impels

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