Tag Archives: travel

Outside Tracks

Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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Summer Breeze

Late summer might be the perfect time for a day trip with a friend—especially this summer, when being together means being outdoors. …

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Northern West

At the intersection of two interstates, with its skyscrapers and gold-domed capitol, Hartford gets most of the day-to-day attention. But…

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Liquid Asset

Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. …

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Land of Plenty

Say “Connecticut” to someone who isn’t from here, and they’re likely to picture a town like Farmington…

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Bed and Maybe Breakfast

Would you prefer a “Modern Condo on the River” or a “Bungalow by the Sea”? Are you a “Luxury Living at College & Crown” type, or is “Yale Crash Pad” more your speed? Maybe you have a particular neighborhood in …

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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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Inner Drive

If Norma Jean Mortensen can become “Marilyn Monroe,” and Eldrick Woods can become “Tiger Woods,” and Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor can become “Lorde,” why can’t Reneé Hughes become “Lucy”? …

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Swift and Shore

Guilfordians walk among us.

Charlotte, a radiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, finds her twenty-minute commute from Guilford more bearable than the grind she endured living in Fairfield, when she regularly…

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Cracking the Castle

Inside Gillette Castle

Easily overlooked East Haddam is nice to look at, and it’s not that far away. The drive up I-91 North and over 66 East runs about 40 miles and under an hour without traffic. The scenic route, mostly along Route …

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