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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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Inner Drive

Renee Hughes of Lucy's Taxi

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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Cheshire Catches (pt. 1)

Welcome to Cheshire

Incorporated in 1780, the town of Cheshire actually traces back to 1695, when it was a section of Wallingford named “West Farms.” A small agrarian community then, it’s not so small today, with a healthy…

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“All Aboard!”

New Haven Union Station

Mike Chambers of East Haven hops the train to Grand Central Terminal every weekday morning at 4:40 a.m. When he arrives, he’s at work. Chambers is in charge of the carpentry shop at Grand Central itself.

He enjoys showing off …

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Adventure At The Hotel Duncan

Entrance to the Hotel Duncan in New Haven, CT

Eccentric? Ecstatic.

Staying at the Duncan is surprising. Vintage and character-laden, this Chapel Street staple has been around for more than a century. From hand-painted lettering to the seemingly improvised neon lit sign, these are just the first indications that …

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