Tag Archives: West Haven

This Week in New Haven (August 7 – 13)

Harkness Tower from Branford College courtyard

With so many opportunities, even picky, nitpicking picnickers should be able to find a good moment to go for it. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 3 – 9)

Red, white and blue, plus paint, dogs and Hawaiian prints, help color this week in New Haven. …

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Little by Little

When I enter Woodlawn Duckpin Bowling, foam fills the gutters of the lanes. “I had the first-graders in today. They need the bumpers,” owner Bob Nugent explains. …

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Classic Rock

At the Savin Rock Museum in West Haven, CT

Most amusement parks thrive on nostalgia for a time nobody’s old enough to directly remember—when calliope music was cutting-edge, and caramel corn was as trendy as cronuts.

For decades, West Haveners had their very own amusement park where they could …

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‘S’ Marks the Spot

The beachy corner where Stowe’s Seafood sits seems like it’s slipped out of time. …

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Flora and Fauna

After a cold, wet spring, B&B Flower Farm seems ready for summer. The rain has helped, leaving the sloping lawn so green it looks photoshopped.

“B&B” stands for Bob and Barbara, as in…

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This Week in New Haven (May 8 – 14)

Detail of Nimbus by Michael Sloan

Whether Norse mythologizing or medieval play-acting, imagination’s the ticket—in addition to any actual tickets you might need to buy—this week in New Haven. …

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Well-Stocked

Duffy's Tavern in West Haven, CT

Behind the bar in West Haven’s Duffy’s Tavern, there’s a refrigerator carved entirely out of wood, with no gaskets or modern touches. The vintage cooler is still in use, and, putting his hand inside to feel the chill, owner Chris …

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Cyber Space

In a basement at the University of New Haven, a windowless room is filled with spiffy, large-screen desktop computers.

When it comes time to work, however, students pull out their laptops. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 20 – 26)

Lyric Hall in New Haven, CT

As of 6:28 this morning, winter is gone, and spring is here. Other dualities this week include the spiritual and corporeal, opposite sides of the street and a pair of …

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