Tag Archives: West River

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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Old West

The small business district of Westville Village, which came of age in the second half of the 19th century, is special in part because its long history as a center of industry and commerce is still visible today—a fact that …

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This Week in New Haven (September 2 – 8)

A dynamic week of duos includes two athletic contests, two comedy shows, two book talks and at least two beer nights. …

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Waterworking

From its source somewhere in the hills of Bethany, the West River runs through several reservoirs before arriving in the city of New Haven…

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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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This Week in New Haven (June 18 – 24)

New Haven feels bigger and the world feels smaller as locality and internationality coalesce nearly every day. …

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A River Runs Through It

Walking on land that hasn’t been trod since 1794 isn’t something you get to do every day. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 21 – 27)

Magic is both learned and hereditary; vision is both musical and constitutional; and pink is both historical and vehicular this week in New Haven. …

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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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Tunnel Vision

Union Station

Tunnels should take you places.

A tunnel that’s particularly good at this is the stunner running under New Haven’s Union Station. Shiny curving walls form a shape like shoulders…

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