Tag Archives: West Rock Park

The Dark Side

“Just ’cause it’s dark doesn’t mean you have to stay inside,” park ranger Joe Milone says.

It’s 7 p.m., and under the auspices of New Haven’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, Milone is about to lead a troop …

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East Rock Park view of West Rock Park, New Haven and Hamden

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
—from The Misunderstanding by Albert Camus

Not every leaf in New Haven is a flower. Indeed, most aren’t. Not yet. But there’s no denying the…

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From the Ground Up

A boy and a chicken at Common Ground Urban Farm

It’s hard work catching a chicken. Kids squat and chase in pursuit, feathers fly, parents look on equally amused and alert. “I don’t think I have ever touched a chicken before in my life,” says one mother. Changing that sort …

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