Tag Archives: New Haven

Sit-Down Meeting

The carpets make a soft booming sound as they’re rolled out on the floor of Dwight Chapel—eight of them, long and narrow, arranged at an angle between the old stone columns. A…

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This Week in New Haven (November 11 – 17)

Confront global warming, embrace local cooling and savor the expressions of artists past and present. …

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Old-Timers

A time traveler from New Haven’s colonial days would barely recognize it today. …

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All Together Now

The sounds of a small orchestra drift down from an open window above one of the parking lots at Erector Square. It’s Friday afternoon, and already the light is fading. But upstairs at Music Haven, the fun is just getting …

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City Treasure

Like many parks, Scantlebury Park is active or restful depending on the need. …

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Life and Death

A warehouse on Mill Street in Fair Haven is lined with skulls and bones, but, believe it or not, they have nothing to do with Halloween. …

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Nothing to Fear

A photo essay.

It’s hard not to have a happy Halloween in New Haven, a place that breezily subverts the motifs meant to menace us. …

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Word Processing

Aristotle, in his Poetics (ca. 330 B.C.), claimed that a poet’s function is not “to relate what has happened, but what may happen…” In his Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802), William Wordsworth wrote…

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New American

Simple, classic American food is how chef Emily Mingrone describes the menu at Tavern on State, a new eatery on—you guessed it—State Street. But none of those adjectives could have prepared me for…

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Real Deal

One of New Haven’s newer Asian eateries serves its food pickled, fried, braised and—as its name will tell you—Steamed. …

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