Tag Archives: Independence Day

Over the Top

A photo essay. To view all 22 images—and at higher quality—check out the email edition

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We the People

A photo essay. To view all 11 images—and at higher quality—check out the email edition

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Public ’Works

Summer’s first fever has broken, and the rain that broke it is projected to finish in time for Sunday’s Fourth of July fireworks over East Rock Park.

Three bits of wisdom from experience…

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This Week in New Haven (June 28 – July 4)

Surf’s up, as are fireworks. …

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Flying Colors

Flushed skin, hot light, fair skies.

Red, white, blue. …

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’Work Day

You don’t need us to tell you it’s the Fourth of July, but we need to tell you something…

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This Week in New Haven (July 2 – 8)

This Fourth of July, American patriotism takes center-week, with a finishing flourish too. …

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Have a Peak

A photo essay.

Marking the peak of East Rock, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument also marks the spot where the city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks show launches, with …

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Free Time

Dunlap Broadside - Declaration of Independence - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Philosophers consider independence a “negative” liberty—a “freedom from,” as opposed to a “freedom to.” Of course, in practice, when you’re freer from this, you’re generally freer to that. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 4 – 10)

If you live in New Haven, you’ve heard pops, booms and sizzles all weekend. Enjoy one more day of them, then advance to artsier kinds of pops, more deliberative kinds of booms and a couple of mild brain-sizzlers.  …

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