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Checking It Out

Checking It Out

When I woke up at the Hotel Marcel and pressed the Morning button on the bedside console, the blackout shade rolled steadily up to reveal the downtown New Haven skyline....

Checking It Out

When I woke up at the Hotel Marcel and pressed the Morning button on the bedside console, the blackout shade rolled steadily up to reveal the downtown New Haven skyline....

Checking In

Checking In

The building that is now the Hotel Marcel has been a monumental vision to New Haven passersby since it was erected in 1969. It first housed the local Armstrong Rubber...

Checking In

The building that is now the Hotel Marcel has been a monumental vision to New Haven passersby since it was erected in 1969. It first housed the local Armstrong Rubber...

Liquid Asset

Liquid Asset

Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. Swimming at the old brownstone quarry in Portland, Connecticut, takes this...

Liquid Asset

Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. Swimming at the old brownstone quarry in Portland, Connecticut, takes this...

Hearts of Gold

Hearts of Gold

When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Driving into Meriden’s Hubbard Park...

Hearts of Gold

When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Driving into Meriden’s Hubbard Park...

Minor Miracles

Minor Miracles

As a kid, the first day of baseball assumed a mythic quality. When that long-awaited game ended after my bedtime, the first thing I asked my mom the next morning...

Minor Miracles

As a kid, the first day of baseball assumed a mythic quality. When that long-awaited game ended after my bedtime, the first thing I asked my mom the next morning...

Another Elm City

Another Elm City

While he was the president of Yale College in the early 1800s, the theologian, writer and horticulturist Timothy Dwight did a lot of traveling, wherever horse and cart might take...

Another Elm City

While he was the president of Yale College in the early 1800s, the theologian, writer and horticulturist Timothy Dwight did a lot of traveling, wherever horse and cart might take...