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A Fighting Chance

Daily Nutmeg is on vacation this week. Meantime, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from the past few months. Like this one:

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A Fighting Chance

It was fight night in Dixwell.

Last Saturday, organized by Elephant in the Room (EIR) Boxing Club, 12 pugilists from across the city and state gathered for the second annual “Spring Bang” showcase…

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Field Days

Baseball players at Yale Field

It would’ve been fitting if, instead of April 5, opening day of the 2015 pro baseball season had fallen on April Fools’. Plenty of us have made fools of ourselves rooting for the Yankees or Red Sox, or have been …

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The Ice is Right

Ralph Walker Skating Rink

With March rolling around this weekend and a brutally cold winter still nipping, most of us are probably looking ahead to spring. The promise of a return to fair weather seems increasingly tantalizing now that the sun is once…

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Powder Trip

Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort

Early morning… open sky… gliding downhill through fresh, untouched powder… In skier slang, it’s the “milk run,” the day’s first taste of a smooth, creamy slope.

Powder Ridge Mountain Park…

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Long Time No Ski

New Haven Ski Club in Stowe, VT

It’s 6:30 p.m., a half-hour before the start of the New Haven Ski Club’s yearly open house, and the Harugari Singing Society in West Haven is absolutely buzzing. Old friends greet each other with bear hugs. A few vendors set …

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Field Days

Yale baseball players at Yale Field

It’s only fitting that opening day of the 2013 baseball season falls on April Fool’s Day. Plenty of us have made fools of ourselves rooting…

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The Ice is Right

Ralph Walker Ice Skating Rink

By the time March rolls around, most of us are thinking spring. The promise of a return to fair weather seems increasingly tantalizing now that the sun is shining well past 6 p.m., thanks in no small part to Daylight …

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Serving Aces

Anne Worcester | New Haven Open at Yale

“This is where fans discover the stars of tomorrow,” Anne Worcester says of the New Haven Open at Yale. As Tournament Director, Worcester would know. In 2004, she brought Maria Sharapova, then largely unknown, to teach a tennis…

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