Tag Archives: West Haven

Teaching, and Doing

Maxcy Hall, University of New Haven

It’s December 13 at the University of New Haven’s main campus in West Haven, and the usually bustling walkways have thinned out. Finals are about to begin; students are hunkering down to prepare. …

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Flour Power

Durante's Pasta

In a quiet residential neighborhood in West Haven, a few hundred square feet of Italy lie tucked away under a green, white and red sign that reads “Durante’s Pasta.” …

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House Held

In the year 1725, Benjamin Franklin was a spry 16-year-old, George Washington hadn’t yet been born and, along the southern edge of the Connecticut Colony, a man named Ebenezer Clark finished building a house. …

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Semper Fi

Margaret Middleton

In recognition of Veterans Day, we’re revisiting this lightly updated story from July 4, 2014.

A huge number of military veterans return from war and find a different kind of struggle…

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Public Access

Cut paper by Marcela Staudenmaier.

A photo essay.

Private art spaces weren’t so private during Private Studios Weekend, when nearly 40 artists at 17 locations left their doors unlocked and said…

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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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River Blue

On a Saturday afternoon in August, I saw a man perched over six or seven ropes that’d been cast into the West River. On their submerged ends were traps, a chicken leg attached to each for bait. As he hauled …

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This Week in New Haven (August 24 – 30)

Pencilgrass

As college students return to the city for another school year this week, other forces draw New Haveners outward—to North Haven, Madison…

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This Week in New Haven (July 20 – 26)

Summer in New Haven means heat. This week it comes from baking, and smoking, and sun, and sand, and tropics-conjuring steel drums.…

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Pressed for Time

West Cove Studio & Gallery

There’s a former factory in West Haven whose history lives in its heavily scored floorboards, shredded up by sharp edges of heavy machinery since the building’s construction in 1910.…

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