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Open House

A photo essay.

Editor’s Note: The address of this story’s subject has been withheld for privacy reasons.

It’s prudent to decline when …

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On Occasion

Walker-Loden Antiques

At its Church Street location near Grove, among  so many bustling office buildings, Walker-Loden gets its fair share of lunch-hour browsers.

Perhaps they’re in need of a get-well card. Or a hostess gift for a dinner party that evening. Maybe …

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Down to Earth

Van Wilgen's Garden Center in North Branford

If there is one thing Connecticut residents want after a cold and gray New England winter, it’s a bit of color to reinvigorate our weary souls, and our landscapes, too.

Now’s the right time to officially trade mittens and insulated …

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The French+ Connection

Métaphore | New Haven

Métaphore derives its style from France, Italy,  Sweden and Belgium and has dispensed its “European home” wares from three different locations in downtown New Haven over the past five years.

Before that, the store was in Branford for over three …

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Decon Mission

Joe DiRisi of Urban Miners

Joe DiRisi is not the easiest guy to photograph. As I followed him through his warehouse full of salvaged materials, trying to snap a portrait, we passed rows of cast iron bathtubs, typewriters, laboratory cabinets, windows, and lumber. Joe simply …

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Paradise At Your Feet

Kebabian's Oriental Rugs, New Haven, CT

If you have ever found yourself attracted by the beauty of an oriental rug, you will want to make your own pilgrimage to Kebabian’s, the oldest importer and dealer of oriental rugs in the United States. The browsing experience alone …

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Wood Works

Kerry Triffin, Fairhaven Furniture

Kerry Triffin, co-owner of Fairhaven Furniture, began his love affair with wood “…in my basement 30 years ago.” He wanted to work from home to be closer to his then-newborn, Molly, and smiles when telling me, “She was the babe …

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