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A Delightful Ramble

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“From the Sound to the Summits” is the tag line for the New England Trail, a 215-mile trek that begins in Guilford at the Long Island Sound and stitches together four major trails to form a continuous foot route all …

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Counting Time

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With the arrival of a new year, we tend to take extra stock of time…

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Path Finding

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Located at the east end of the Lighthouse Point beach, Morris Creek is “one of the few remaining salt marshes in the area,” according to…

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Sticky Situation

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New Year’s resolutions can be tough to muster in the midst of a pandemic, when planning for the future itself seems fraught. But professional organizer Lauren Hass sees this time as an opportunity. …

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Soup’s On

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On cold winter days, nothing beats a bowl of hot soup. Here are some of our favorite local heat sources.

With a name like Ladle and Loaf, you know a soup’s on. I recently ordered the Moroccan Vegetable Soup …

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Twists and Turns

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When you hear the satisfying pop of a cork this New Year’s, you might think of 19th-century entrepreneur Philos Blake. …

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Gone Bust

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It’s easy to miss the empty pedestal near the summit of East Rock. Situated on a patch of grass where Farnam Drive meets its first overlook and turns toward the summit, the granite pillar is marred with graffiti. Bolt anchors …

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Thick Ice

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We stepped onto the ice with some trepidation, my daughter and I. …

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On the Eve

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Two and a half billion Christians around the world will soon celebrate the birth of the man they call their Savior, and many of them will do so this Friday, Christmas Eve. New Haven’s churches are a microcosm of that …

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Raising Glass

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The cool light of a winter afternoon electrifies the colors in each stained glass piece Sara Bennett holds up to her window. There are candy canes and holly sprigs, rainbow hearts, honeycombs, daisies, Poké balls (from Pokémon), a shamrock and …

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