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Roll-in’ on the River

Lobster Roll at the Lobster Shack

In summer, the search for a great leisure-time lobster roll becomes a serious business. The classic seaside sandwich is a point of obsession for some, but for Arlene and Nick Crismale, it’s something more: a way of life. …

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Saw and Flame

Urban Wood & Steel

When Mike Copela was starting his own eatery, he noticed a lack of taste.

Not in the food, but in the furniture—specifically, the furniture restaurant suppliers were trying to sell him. …

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Mountain ’Due

Temperatures have risen, but there’s a place on Whitney Avenue that recalls the heart of winter—not in New Haven, but in the Swiss Alps. …

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Queen-being

Shawn Miller / Dandy Lions

Eyebrows are glued down, painted over and redrawn higher on the forehead. Skin is covered in foundation and sculpted with dramatic contours and beaming highlights. Eyeliner, eye shadow, lip liner, blush and …

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Rhode Trip

You can make reservations, firm up dinner plans and pack as much sunscreen as you want, but there’s no controlling the weather. …

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Body of Water

Driving along Whitney Avenue on a clear morning, you might see a mysterious flash off to the west, just over the Hamden border. …

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Sweet Dream

Chocolates at Chip in a Bottle

Darrell Nurse opened his Westville confectionary, Chip in a Bottle, last November, right down the street from a dentist’s office. Over the course of the last few months, more and more dental employees have been …

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Summer Lovin’

Erron Crawford as Cleopatra in Yale Summer Cabaret's Antony + Cleopatra

Cleopatra—the glamorous, irresistible queen at the heart of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra—famously “makes hungry / Where most she satisfies,” and the same can be said about Yale Summer Cabaret’s effervescent and erotic production…

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Capitolists

Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein at the New Haven Museum

While accomplished photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein are longtime friends, they’d never worked together on a project—until a couple of years ago, when they jumped straight into the deep end. …

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Helping Hands

A white acrylic counter is covered in lustrous gold flakes, flashy Swarovski crystals, shimmering pots of glitter and tiny plastic hillocks painted with unicorns, pentagrams, dinosaurs, rainbow streaks, gold checkering. …

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