Tag Archives: Newhallville

Splash Drive

Lighthouse Point Splash Pad

Stomping, shrieking and spraying are all approved activities at one of New Haven’s summer staples: the splash pad. …

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Open Books

Looking for your next good read? Some New Haven residents want you to find that book so badly that they’ve taken matters—and tools and wood and hardware—into their own hands. …

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Unsecret Ingredients

In a backyard in Newhallville, Tammy Chapman grows herbs in raised beds. Sage, mint and rosemary do particularly well in our climate, she says. …

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Stars Aligned

Dan Beck of Inner Makeup

Dan Beck works in Newhallville, out of an apartment on Winchester Avenue. Built in the early 1900s, the building is a lovely brick structure that, as recently as 2013, was vacant and derelict. Rediscovered, rescued from rot and reopened to …

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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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Slab Work

On the face of it, like most any other stone, a geode looks humdrum—chipped, stained and otherwise roughed up by the elements. But crack a geode open and there’s a jamboree of crystals, a dazzling miniature cave …

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City Sitting

Tuesday, September 8th, was Connecticut’s hottest day of the year. Gummy, viscous, gooey, the next day didn’t bring much mercy. Weathermen promised rain that evening, but it was taking its sweet time.…

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History Repeating

Winchester Repeating Arms Company factory circa 1920

Over the next month, the United States Department of the Interior will be reading a 193-page report about New Haven’s Newhallville neighborhood. The document contains detailed information, house by house, naming each resident and his or her occupation, with maps …

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