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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...

Heating Up

Heating Up

โ€œIt is hot,โ€ began a story on the front page of the New Haven Evening Register on August 5, 1896. That simple statement marked the beginning of one of New...

Heating Up

โ€œIt is hot,โ€ began a story on the front page of the New Haven Evening Register on August 5, 1896. That simple statement marked the beginning of one of New...

Road Rage

Road Rage

In July of 1636, John Oldhamโ€™s boat was discovered off the coast of Block Island. There was only one passenger: Oldhamโ€™s naked corpse, with a hatchet lodged in his skull....

Road Rage

In July of 1636, John Oldhamโ€™s boat was discovered off the coast of Block Island. There was only one passenger: Oldhamโ€™s naked corpse, with a hatchet lodged in his skull....

Return to Sender

Return to Sender

For our vacation this week, weโ€™re traveling back to some favorite recent stories, including this life story. * * * When I purchased a set of vintage New Haven postcards...

Return to Sender

For our vacation this week, weโ€™re traveling back to some favorite recent stories, including this life story. * * * When I purchased a set of vintage New Haven postcards...