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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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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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Wheel of Fortune

Sitting on a bench in her local home studio, ceramicist Kiara Matos explains the allure of clay. “I feel almost like it picked me,” she says. “I can’t stay away from it. I can’t stop making things.”

Her mother felt …

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Team Work

Hamden Heronettes

Last Saturday, Hamden High School’s swimming pool was brimming with monsters. …

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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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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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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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