Tag Archives: New Haven

Playing God

Brian Dennehy in Endgame at Long Wharf Theatre

Brian Dennehy is God.

Let me explain. …

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Of This Land

The Connecticut State Seal has three planted grape vines on it, each one bearing a trio of purple bunches. …

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Tuned In

Juan Castillo

Halfway through “What’s Happening Brother” off his 1971 album What’s Going On?, Marvin Gaye takes a break from his mellow crooning to ask in surprisingly conversational tones, “What’s happening, my man?” …

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This Week in New Haven (January 16 – 22)

Martin Luther King Jr.

Aching remembrances of a hopeful figure, defiant responses in the face of despair and overdue acknowledgment of marginalized people…

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Criminal Records

Whitney Library, New Haven Museum

Numerous historians have asserted that, during its heady first decades starting in 1638, the colony of New Haven was the purest of all the Puritan theocracies established in the New World. …

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Window Weather

Snow in New Haven

A photo essay. Check out the email version to view all nine shots.

Even if you’re determined to stay in during a snow like Saturday’s, your apartment or house windows can persuade you otherwise. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 9 – 15)

The Solars photographed by Branson Laszlo

After a white weekend, there’s a colorful week ahead, from show lighting to green ideas to fresh produce. …

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Crushing It

A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A milling machine thought to be the oldest in America. A plaque hanging inside a white-slatted house. An interior wall that looks …

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Tough Love Letters

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

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Adults’ Menu

Jordan's Hot Dogs & Mac

Many childhood pleasures—like eating paste, or playing leapfrog—lose their luster as we age. Others don’t, and Jordan’s Hot Dogs & Mac, located on upper State Street, proves it. …

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