Tag Archives: West Rock

On the Rocks

Evans on West Rock

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

East Rock Park

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Cross Purposes

There’s an element of time travel on Route 15. …

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Natural Philosophy

NatureYear

Picture a classroom furnished with picnic tables and wooden benches. The floor is covered with wood chips, and the ceiling? It’s miles high. …

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Young at Heart

“The Sleeping Giant was awake. He must be awake because he was gone. Of course he might just be walking in his sleep.” …

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Look Out

West Rock view

We’re on vacation! For the rest of the week, enjoy Daily Nutmeg editions past, including this farsighted story from last August.

It’s amazing how quickly you can go from grinding your teeth and breathing exhaust fumes on…

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Look Out

View from West Rock's South Overlook

It’s amazing how quickly you can go from grinding your teeth and breathing exhaust fumes on Whalley Avenue to hiking rugged trails through hemlock forest, spotting raptors at scenic vistas along the way.

East Rock and West Rock can…

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This Week in New Haven (April 23-29)

Kogar & Rat Fink & Boo Boo

From the city’s defining rock formation to cutting-edge modern sculpture. From the historic Lovell Elementary School to modern dance at Yale. From a psycho-‘60s cinematic hoot to modern psychedelic jams. This week in New Haven is one for the ages.…

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