Archive | City Life RSS feed for this section

Passing Muster

IMG_9096_1500cii

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

Read More 0 Comments

Solar Power

Eclipse Concept

In downtown New Haven, Monday’s solar eclipse—where the moon progressively blocks, then reveals, the sun’s direct light—begins at 2:12 p.m. and finishes at 4:37, peaking at 3:27 with 90.74% “coverage.” The experience, which comes with both a safety warning

Read More 0 Comments

Forward March

IMG_4086_1500ai

Here’s some March Madness for you: Yale is out, but UConn is so in that they just embarrassed the team that embarrassed Yale.

For fans who root for both the Bulldogs and the Huskies, it’s a kind of revenge. …

Read More 0 Comments

Mystery Book

11868207a

Tucked away among the collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library lies one of the world’s most mysterious manuscripts…

Read More 0 Comments

Hall Past

IMG_8419_1500aii

Standing at the edge of the New Haven Green with its Victorian Gothic visage, New Haven City Hall strikes an immortal pose. So it’s hard to believe that its time was once up. …

Read More 0 Comments

Leap Away

IMG_0554_1500ai

Tomorrow is Leap Day, which occurs every four years.

Or does it? …

Read More 0 Comments

Brut Force

IMG_6964_1500cii

Hard hulking structures, recessed windows, abrasive raw concrete. These are the hallmarks of some of New Haven’s most striking buildings—enormous, bare creations that inspire gut reactions, often of distaste…

Read More 0 Comments

Petals and Roots

exterior awning_1500aii

Renowned horticulturist Luther Burbank (1849-1926), creator of the popular Shasta daisy and hundreds of other cultivars, reportedly wrote, “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” …

Read More 0 Comments

Magic Kingdom

spell ingredients_1500bii

Now in its 35th year, Curious Goods New Age Shop in West Haven promises “all those with an open mind a Magical Temple, a repository of secrets, a mystery school, and a safe haven from the everyday world. To those …

Read More 0 Comments

Doggie Doors

IMG_8624_1500aii

A photo essay. To view all 11 images, check out the email edition.

Read More 0 Comments