Tag Archives: West River Memorial Park

Crossing Paths

Most of the time, in order to cross the road, you have to be on the road. …

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On the Edge

Cycling south from the top of Yale Avenue takes advantage of one of the nicer designated bike routes in New Haven. You’ve got…

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Out of Season

Lake Dawson and West Rock Ridge

Quietly, cradled by Hamden woods, is how the West River begins. …

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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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Supernatural

West River Memorial Park

You’re alone in a marsh on the eve of Halloween, and it’s almost dark.

You’d been driving down Ella T. Grasso Boulevard when a flurry of light agitated your eyes, pulled them west towards a waning…

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