Tag Archives: West Haven

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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Meal Ticket

Arepas con Carne y Queso and Bandeja Paisa at Saoco

Food can channel distant lands, and if you’ve ever wanted to go to Colombia, a meal at West Haven’s Saoco is a good place to start. …

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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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