Tag Archives: New Haven

M&M

The basement of 285 Nicoll Street is crammed with a hodgepodge of industrial machinery. High above is a harsh canopy of wires, girders and pipes. Large fish-eyed lights hang overhead, barely …

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Safe Houses

400 Blake Street in 2004.

People have been moving houses—literally moving them–for hundreds of years, which may seem foundationally silly in today’s world.

But sometimes it’s the smartest move…

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Octane High

Robert Smith on his dirt bike

Every now and then, the streets of New Haven are swept by motorized monsoons. Packs of dirt bikes and ATVs zoom down the street, moving through traffic like murmurations of starlings and sounding like swarms of piston-driven hornets. Some of …

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Crust Me

Abate Apizza and Seafood Restaurant

When it comes to pizza, I might live in the wrong town. Eating New Haven’s signature thin-, charred-, bubble-crusted apizza leaves a void in my mouth only one thing can fill: more starch. …

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This Week in New Haven (September 19 – 25)

A bonanza literary fest and a retro dress-up party, with two big Bens between, bookend a wild week in the Elm City. …

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Secret Garden

A photo essay.

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

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On the Outs

A photo essay.

Of summer’s many symbols, the most American is baseball. Not major or minor league; not varsity or little league; but sandlot-style ball—raw, disorganized, unkempt baseball. …

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Tag Teams

Downes Street, New Haven

The family reunion happened at Sandra’s Next Generation Soul Food, in The Hill. The first to arrive were Tank, Eros, Prim and Big Swerm. …

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Think ’Fast

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes at The Pantry

Lenny Fritz opened The Pantry in 1987 with every intention of starting a full-blown food op: breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering. But as the work days got longer, he cut out the dinner. As family obligations became more consuming, he …

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This Week in New Haven (September 12 – 18)

New Haven Grand Prix

From conscientiousness to creativity, New Haven this week cycles through many of its finest impulses—including a love of cycling. …

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