Tag Archives: West Haven

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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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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