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Water World

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A photo essay. To view all 16 images, check out the email version.

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T(hr)ee Totals

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All mocktails are mock cocktails, but only a few, in my experience, are good enough to mock cocktails.

Three of those can be found in downtown New Haven…

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Department Stories

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Folks shopped there, they ate there, they bought cigarettes and alcohol there. Celebrities went there to tout plays and movies coming to the downtown theaters, sometimes through live radio broadcasts. …

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Family Line

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The birth of Theresa Nast’s fourth child in 2018 led to the birth of a new direction in life. After several years as a bridal designer, she’d finally had enough of wedding-prep pressures. “I was…

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This Week in New Haven (April 15-21)

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Fests, shows and celebrations meet a fair, a spotlight, a “war” and a spectacular. …

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Course Notes

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A delicious hot meal is even better on a rainy day. …

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Passing Muster

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A photo essay. To view all nine images, including a couple of animated gifs, check out the email version.

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Cross Purposes

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

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Floral Fixation

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One of my favorite harbingers of spring is the annual opening of Cheshire’s Tower Farms. From April through December, the garden center offers a parade of botanical delights from daffodils and pansies to ornamental grasses and fall mums, ending …

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This Week in New Haven (April 8 – 14)

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Baseball, cherry blossoms and prom can only mean one thing: spring. …

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