Tag Archives: history

Rewriting History

In its newest exhibition, Artspace expands the definition of creativity to include activists and the way in which they, like artists, reimagine the world. …

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Under Construction

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program …

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Raising Hale

On the morning of May 10, 2017, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. At the northern end, a small plinth stood empty in the middle of a five-pointed star. …

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Point in Time

The eponymous lighthouse on Lighthouse Point hasn’t been lit since 1877. Nevertheless…

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Time Zone

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As Bill Kraus ushers me inside the first room, a beam of cool light splits the darkness…

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As We Speak

“The right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances,” is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution, ratified on June 21, 1788. New Haveners have…

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Pier Review

This Juneteenth, we’re revisiting the tale of the former slave who would be King.

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Baby Formula

If you’re a parent of a certain age, chances are you know the name Dr. Spock. Not to be confused with Mr. Spock of Star Trek fame, Dr. Benjamin Spock grew up in New Haven, attended Yale and became a …

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Crossing the Lines

Once upon a time, decades before wireless internet and smartphones and out-of-control digital surveillance by the National Security Agency, phone lines were actual lines, and wiretapping meant tapping into real wires. …

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Of This Land

Local and national protests in response to the killing of George Floyd have inspired us to revisit this 2015 story about another bend in the proverbial long moral arc.

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