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Sticky Business

Sticky Business

A number of New Haven inventions have changed the course of historyโ€”the cotton gin, vulcanized rubber, the telephone exchange. Less impactful, but more joyful, is the Lolly Popโ€”or, as we...

Sticky Business

A number of New Haven inventions have changed the course of historyโ€”the cotton gin, vulcanized rubber, the telephone exchange. Less impactful, but more joyful, is the Lolly Popโ€”or, as we...

Horror Movie

Horror Movie

Almost 100 years to the day after its Hollywood premiere on October 30, 1921, The Sheik got a centenary Blu-ray. Cinephiles in general may remember the movie for cementing the...

Horror Movie

Almost 100 years to the day after its Hollywood premiere on October 30, 1921, The Sheik got a centenary Blu-ray. Cinephiles in general may remember the movie for cementing the...

Ship Sailed

Ship Sailed

The season of crisp air, changing leaves, apple orchards and pumpkin patches is also the season of ghosts and their stories. Interestingly, New Havenโ€™s most famous ghost story features an...

Ship Sailed

The season of crisp air, changing leaves, apple orchards and pumpkin patches is also the season of ghosts and their stories. Interestingly, New Havenโ€™s most famous ghost story features an...

Steady Progress

Steady Progress

โ€œSteady Eddieโ€ was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt won the Greater New Haven City Open menโ€™s singles title 18 times between 1949 and...

Steady Progress

โ€œSteady Eddieโ€ was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt won the Greater New Haven City Open menโ€™s singles title 18 times between 1949 and...

Something in the Water

Something in the Water

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginicaโ€”the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oysterโ€”that was...

Something in the Water

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginicaโ€”the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oysterโ€”that was...

Made to Measure

Made to Measure

โ€œThere is a lure about milestoning, similar to that of fishing,โ€ wrote Henry P. Sage in his essay โ€œYe Mylestones of Connecticut,โ€ published by the New Haven Colony Historical Society...

Made to Measure

โ€œThere is a lure about milestoning, similar to that of fishing,โ€ wrote Henry P. Sage in his essay โ€œYe Mylestones of Connecticut,โ€ published by the New Haven Colony Historical Society...