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Something in the Water

Mill River, New Haven

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New…

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Fair-y Tale

English Station

There was once a place called Dragon, in the east. A place where oysters thrived and arrowheads could be found simply by tilling the soil of your garden. …

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Something in the Water

Mouth of the Mill River

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in all of America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New…

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Big & Tall

Glasses sculpture outside the Study at Yale

The Sleeping Giant is one of the enduring icons of Southern Connecticut, a slope of hills which forms the shape of a prone, lain-down body. In the late 1980s, local arts activist Jeff Burnett concocted a festival called “Waking the Sleeping …

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