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Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (detail) - New Haven, CT

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument atop East Rock reaches high into the air.

It’s also highly meaningful, memorializing local casualties of four wars, not just one, including…

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Fixer-Uppers

In a warehouse strung up with Christmas lights, John Martin is drinking coffee, listening to Drake and doing surgery. …

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Raising Hale

Nathan Hale statue outside Yale's Connecticut Hall

On the morning of May 10, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 22 – 28)

Hillhouse Band circa Fall 2014

College commencement ceremonies have commenced, so you might think you’ve got commensurately quieter times ahead. Think again…

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Jazzed Up

Elm City Jazz Brunch

Entering Elm City Market from the Pitkin Plaza side, it seems like a normal morning at the grocery store. …

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’Post Men

Peels & Wheels

“You’re going to see the disgusting part, and then the beautiful part.” …

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Lots in Store

Jordan’s Furniture likes to go big. Its enormous sign, backed by a collage of actual chairs arranged like a tiled computer wallpaper, looms over new arrivals. To the right, another huge sign informs you of the presence of “It,” purportedly …

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Dinner Service

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Just north of the city green, on Temple Street, the Center Church Parish House is a handsome two-story brick building, with chalk-white detailing and an imposing air.

But it’s actually quite welcoming. …

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Backstage Pass

Kathy Apuzzo leading a tour at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, CT

Late in the 1950 film All About Eve, a scene opens in downtown New Haven.

“To the theater world, New Haven, Connecticut, is a short stretch of sidewalk …

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Worth the Wait

Bella's Benedict at Bella's Café

On weekends, when the brunch crowd emerges in search of poached eggs and mimosas, “people wait outside for nearly an hour” to eat at Bella’s Cafe, founder-owner Rose Foote says. We’ve personally waited longer. …

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